Liverpool, Chelsea fight for Champions League spot

An injury-time goal from Gabriel Jesus consigned Southampton to defeat but, more significantly, gave champions Manchester City the win they needed to end their remarkable season with a record 100 points. Manchester City have already won the title in what was stellar season for the team and Manchester United have assured themselves a second post in the table.

The goal was City's 106th of the campaign, breaking the previous record of 103 set by Chelsea in their 2009-10 title-winning campaign.

Gabriel Jesus' dramatic victor at Southampton took City's Centurions to the 100-point mark - check out the stunning list of records the Blues have set this season.

Jesus latched onto Kevin De Bruyne's long ball in the 94th minute to lob the keeper, prompting incredible scenes in the away end as City became the first team ever to reach 100 points in an English top-flight campaign, even going back beyond the Premier League era.

"City have been unbelievable this season, they thoroughly deserve it but next year we want to be closer to them and who knows, we could win it".

Spurs needed to match Liverpool's result to secure third spot and they did in dramatic fashion, coming from behind three times to clinch a 5-4 win over Leicester.

Instead Stoke upset their hosts 2-1, giving travelling fans a final cheer as both sides prepare for a season in the Championship.

West Ham manager David Moyes stated his case for a contract extension after they ended the season with a 3-1 win over his former team Everton.

Mohamed Salah broke the Premier League scoring record for a 38-game season as Liverpool qualified for the Champions League on a busy final day of the season. The Baggies couldn't stand as firm at Crystal Palace, though, losing 2-0 after second-half goals from Wilfried Zaha and Patrick van Aanholt.

"One-hundred points, I still can not believe it", he said in his postmatch news conference.

A plane flew over the stadium, carrying the message "Merci Arsene, we will miss you too" in response to Wenger's goodbye speech last week at the Emirates Stadium.

The players were still on the field 20 minutes after the final whistle.

Vanessa Coleman

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