Man City moves to brink of clinching title

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Watch the best goals from Manchester City from their 2017-18 title-winning campaign.

And Guardiola hailed his gamers achievements, dismissing their exit to Liverpool within the Champions League and their 3-2 defeat to Manchester United after being two objectives up.

They could have made history and sealed the earliest Premier League title by beating United on 7 April at Etihad Stadium, but let slip a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2.

As for United, despite knowing that the title race was all but over, it was a truly insipid performance, managing just four shots on target, with only one truly testing the Albion 'keeper Ben Foster.

"During the week I was trying to fight that result (the win over Man City) by working hard and trying to make the players understand that it's not enough to deserve to finish second, we need the points to finish second", Mourinho said this week.

All of Liverpool's prolific front three were on target as Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino struck either side of Salah's deft header to take their combined tally for the season to 82.

But the Spaniard believes leading City to the title would rank among his finest moments.

The visitors notched a pair of goals in a span of three minutes of the first half, the first coming in the 22nd minute when Gabriel Jesus scored past goalkeeper Hugo Lloris after receiving a pass from Kompany.

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"The Champions League is seven knockout games".

Crystal Palace had been set to drop into the bottom three on goal difference prior to Chelsea's comeback.

City will celebrate their Premier League glory at home to Swansea next Sunday.

There was the possibility that they could suffer a hangover after moving 11 points clear at the top of the table and breaking the record for successive victories. It means we can now focus exclusively on the breathtaking football, the power and vision of Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling's development, Leroy Sane's unstoppable surges down the left, Kyle Walker's dominance of the right flank and Guardiola's determination to win his way.

In the league every game you have to stay there.

"The way we conceded was disappointing, but there's nothing to worry about", Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said. Liverpool have 121 goals in all competitions.

"This wasn't a week to think about records, we don't give it too much importance".

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