Southampton v Manchester City - story of the match

Southampton v Manchester City - story of the match

Man City also set new marks for the number of wins and goals scored in a Premier League season. "We were at our best, even if we did change the gameplan and gave them more of the ball". We've been updating these rankings on a rolling basis since last August, but this is the final, crystalised cut.

"Now is the time to enjoy what we've done this season", said Guardiola as he spoke to crowds at the end of City's bus tour.

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne claims that his side's 100-point haul in the Premier League this season is an achievement which may never be matched.

That said, they're still some way from the top of the all-time list. That made Foden the youngest ever victor of a Premier League medal at the age of 17 years and 350 days, overtaking Gael Clichy, then of Arsenal.

City became the first club to accumulate 100 Premier League points in a single season thanks to a dramatic last-gasp lob from substitute Gabriel Jesus in Sunday's 1-0 win at Southampton.

When Pep Guardiola was appointed as manager of Manchester City in the summer of 2016 it is fair to say that his arrival was met with a mixed reaction throughout British football.

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The shot-stopper joined City from Benfica for €40m (R587m) at the start of the campaign and played a key role in the Citizens' phenomenal form in the English top-flight this season. "It's not the time to talk of next season". Aside from his impressive offensive productivity, the Belgian global also played a central role in Pep Guardiola's tactical philosophy.

Gabriel Jesus' victor on Sunday was City's 106 goal of the campaign, meaning they have scored an astonishing 2.79 goals per game.

Dejan Lovren added a second before Dominic Solanke and Andrew Robertson scored their first goals for Liverpool to complete a routine victory in its last match before playing the Champions League final against Real Madrid on May 26.

After finishing the season with a 1-0 win at Southampton, City also secured a record 32 wins in one campaign.

EDIT: Amazing what a season-ending injury and no World Cup will do to a memory. "Then we'll try to come back stronger than this season".

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