Liverpool win 1st Premier League title in 30 years after Chelsea beat Man City
Man City needed a win on Thursday for any hope of catching Liverpool in the table, but their defeat at Stamford Bridge guarantees the Reds will take the title come July, the club’s first since 1990.
WE’RE PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS!! 🏆 pic.twitter.com/qX7Duxoslm— Liverpool FC (at 🏠) (@LFC) June 25, 2020
Liverpool have achieved the earliest title win in Premier League history, coming out 23 points ahead after playing only 31 games and winning all but three.
Liverpool’s victory comes amidst an odd season, interrupted by a three-month hiatus due to coronavirus. Despite earlier suggestions the campaign might be called off altogether, the league came back to life this month and allowed the club its historic win.Also on rt.com 'They got what they deserved': Matchwinner Maupay MOCKS Arsenal as Brighton score late to hand Gunners ANOTHER loss (VIDEO)
Reds fans were seen in raucous celebration after Thursday’s match, setting off fireworks, waving banners and joining in chants.
The scenes outside Anfield as fans celebrate Liverpool winning the Premier League for the first time in 30 years! pic.twitter.com/13tnnOpSlL— Jenny Kirkham (@PJ_Kirkham) June 25, 2020
Though Liverpool’s point lead guarantees them the title, the club still has seven matches to play in the season, set to face off with Man City next Thursday, followed by a home game against Aston Villa on Sunday.Also on rt.com 'A DISGRACE': Outrage after 'WHITE LIVES MATTER' banner flies over stadium as Man City & Burnley stars take knee before match
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