Liverpool have finally ended their 30-year wait for a 19th top-flight title after Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea on Thursday night.
Jurgen Klopp’s side end three-decade wait for league title after Man City defeat; Reds move one behind Manchester United’s record haul.
Jurgen Klopp’s side, who thrashed Crystal Palace 4-0 on Wednesday, have sealed their first Premier League crown with seven games still to play after City dropped points in a dramatic encounter at Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool have enjoyed a stunning season that has seen them beaten just once in the league so far –
a shock 3-0 loss at struggling Watford in February – to open up an unassailable 23-point lead over Pep Guardiola’s side in second.
Their unstoppable march towards the league title was temporarily halted by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic back in March, with the Reds just two wins from glory.
And though Merseyside rivals Everton held them to a goalless draw following the resumption of the Premier League this month,
they did not have much longer to wait to rubber stamp their 2019/20 triumph.
Liverpool, who have followed up last season’s Champions League title with Premier League silverware, now stand just one behind Manchester United’s record-breaking haul of 20 top-flight titles.
Klopp’s side still have plenty to play for between now and the end of the campaign as they go in search of a whole host of records to break,
including the most ever wins and points in a Premier League season, as well as the record number of points in an English league campaign.
Jurgen Klopp, speaking to Sky Sports said:
“There’s a sense of relief because after the three-month interruption no one knew how the season would come back.
This is for all of the fans. I hope they celebrate it, it’s all in our hearts and our heads, we do it all together and it’s a joy to do this for the fans.
“I have no words. It is unbelievable, much more than I thought was possible. Becoming champions with this club is absolutely incredible.
This is for Kenny, for Stevie – everyone! The Manchester City game was really tense,
I didn’t want to be involved, It was intense but it is incredible from my players.
What they have done over the last few years in exceptional and it’s a pure joy for me to coach them.
“This is a big moment, I have no real words. I am completely overwhelmed. I never thought I would feel like this…”
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