Liverpool claims Premier League title after Chelsea sinks Man City

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Liverpool wins a first league title in 30 years, as Chelsea beats Manchester City to give the Reds the Premier League crown.
Manchester City has lost to Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge, confirming Liverpool as champions for the first time in the Premier League era.

Key points: Liverpool has won the league title for the first time since 1990, before the start of the Premier League in 1992/93

Liverpool has won the league title for the first time since 1990, before the start of the Premier League in 1992/93 Manchester City had to beat Chelsea in London to keep the title race alive

Manchester City had to beat Chelsea in London to keep the title race alive But City's loss to Chelsea means Liverpool leads by 23 points with a maximum 21 available

City went into the game trailing Liverpool by 23 points, with a maximum 24 points available from their last eight matches.

Christian Pulisic gave Chelsea the lead after 36 minutes, before Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne answered 10 minutes after half-time.

But a penalty with less than 20 minutes left ensured the title was heading to Merseyside.

It is the first time Liverpool has won the league title since…
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