After a simply incredible season-long duel with Liverpool, Pep Guardiola’s men have emerged victorious in what will be remembered as one of the greatest title races of all time – claiming the title by a single point.
Mane’s double against seals final day win, but Reds fall short of EPL Title
As the clock ticked down on Liverpool’s unsuccessful bid to win their first English title in 29 years, a defiant refrain echoed around Anfield as all four sides of the famous old stadium chanted “We shall not be moved, we’re the team that’s gonna win the European Cup”.
Liverpool may have fallen just a point short in the title race after Manchester City retained the Premier League crown with their 4-1 victory at Brighton.
Africans make history by dominating the top scoresheet in English Premier League.
Egyptian Mohammed Salah who plays for Liverpool, Senegalese Sadio Mane who also plays for Liverpool, and Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who plays for Arsenal are joint-winners of the Premier League Golden Boot 2018/19 with 22 goals each
Salah led the top scorer’s chart going into the final day, but Mane and Aubameyang each bagged a brace to share the award. See standing below.
- Mohamed Salah (LIV) 22 goals, 8 assists
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (ARS) 22 goals, 5 assists
- Sadio Mane (LIV) 22 goals, 1 assist
- Sergio Aguero (MCI) 21 goals, 8 assists
- Jamie Vardy (LEI) 18 goals, 4 assists
- Raheem Sterling (MCI) 17 goals, 10 assists
- Harry Kane (TOT) 17 goals, 4 assists
- Eden Hazard (CHE) 16 goals, 15 assists
- Callum Wilson (BOU) 14 goals, 9 assists
- Paul Pogba (MUN) 13 goals, 9 assists
Meanwhile, Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka believes the Premier League’s top six should all be in the Champions League.