Current European League champions, Liverpool Football club of Britain has emerged the English Première league (EPL) champions after 30years trials when Chelsea F. C. defeated defending Première League champions, Manchester City Football club even with seven matches to conclude the league.
Although their present coach, Klopp has won eight of ten league appearance across Europe, this is his first lifting of the EPL trophy.
Patmos Media Line reports that fans who stayed at Anfield venue of Liverpool home matches shouted themselves silly while the players who celebrated with wine gave bear hugs despite covid-19 rules.
It was Liverpool 19th title ever and they were seven times EPL runners-up.
The Manchester City players incidentally will have to form the formal guard of honor for the Liverpool lads when they meet for the 32nd EPL match at Etihad on Thursday, 2nd July.
Pep Gourdiola sat watching his wards play below expectation missing several chances. Chelsea has never lost at Stamford Bridge since 2011 so Blues got the opener through Pullistic in 36th minute only for De Brune to pull a fantastic one for the equalizer in 55th minute.
A goal mouth melee saw Fernadinho of Man City with the hand of God on goal line for which he bagged a straight red in 77th minute. Man City needed an outright win to postpone Liverpool celebration but Willian who has not missed a penalty this season neatly tucked it in to set Anfield on wild celebration and assure Chelsea of a th place on the league table.
Earlier, Arsenal got a 2-0 winner over Southhampton with Nketiah 20th minute goal and Willock scored the second in 87th minute. Stephens bagged a red in 85th minute when he fouled Abumeyen.
In the third match, Burnly bagged full points over Watford with a lone goal scored 73rd minute by Rodriguez.
Liverpool top the table with 86 points from 31 matches where it won 28 matches drew 2 and lost once. Man City is second with 63 points winning 20 matches lost 8 and drew 3. Leicester is third with 55 points from 16 wins, 7 draws and 8 loses while Chelsea is fourth with 54 points 16 wins9 loses and 6 draws.
- Eniola Olatunji.