Liverpool have been officially crowned Premier League champion tonight to end their 30-year wait for the title.
After Crystal Palace’s demolition 4-0 the previous night at Anfield, Jurgen Klopp’s team required just two points to secure the title after an impressive 2019/20 season with 28 wins from 31 games so far.
Manchester City needed to beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge tonight, but a 2-1 loss means Liverpool’s long wait ended without even having to kick a ball.
Christian Pulisic gave Chelsea a 1-0 lead in the first half, and although Kevin de Bruyne’s fantastic free kick leveled things off, Fernandinho saw red for a handball as Willian converted the resulting penalty to a 2- victory. one.
The Reds’ title success is the 19th in the club’s history, putting them one behind Manchester United’s record in English. Liverpool will take the field for the first time as champions on Thursday when they travel to Man City.
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