Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool will play again next year in the Champions League. Superstar Mo Salah set a historical record. City cracked as the first club, the 100-point sound barrier.
He Liverpool to the German team manager Jurgen Klopp has secured the ticket for the Champions League on the final day of the Premier League. By the 4: 0 (2: 0) against promoted Brighton and Hove Albion the Reds finish the season in fourth place. The long-established champions Manchester City meanwhile cracked as the first club in England by the 1-0 (0-0) at relegated FC Southampton the 100-point mark.
Mohamed Salah (26th), Dejan Lovren (40th), Dominic Solanke (53rd) and Andrew Robertson (53) were at the dress rehearsal before the Champions League final against Real Madrid on 26 May (20.45 / ZDF and Sky). 85.) at Anfield the hits of the hosts. After three games without a win Liverpool had previously slipped to fourth place and had to shiver until the season finale.
Before the game, the Egyptian Salah was named “Player of the Year”. At the same time secured the 25-year-old with 32 goals this season the title of top scorer and a record: Never before had a player in 38 game days in the Premier League met more often. The previous record holder was Alan Shearer with 31 goals.
Swansea gets off
Meister City finished the season with 19 points ahead of runner-up Manchester United – that was the advantage of an English championship never before. Gabriel Jesus scored in fourth minute added time the winner of the Citizens winning goal for the German national team Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gündogan .
The defeated champions FC Chelsea have to be content after the 0-3 (0-1) at Newcastle United with the Europa League . Also the Arsenal (sixth place) and the German world champion Mesut Özil and Shkodran Mustafi compete in the “small” European Cup like the Burnley FC despite the 1-0 (1-0) at Huddersfield Town next year. Per Mertesacker ends his career.
In addition to the already fixed downers Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion also Swansea City must go after a 1: 2 (1: 1) against Stoke the gear in the second-rate Championship. Promoter Huddersfield and German coach David Wagner had already made last season the league perfect.