Liverpool on Sunday thrashed Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0 in the final round of the English Premier League, finishing fourth and securing a spot in the 2018-19 Champions League, while Swansea City were relegated from the top-tier English league.
With this win, Liverpool deprived Chelsea of the chance to compete in the next Champions League. Chelsea lost 0-3 to Newcastle United to finish fifth with 70 points -- five behind Liverpool, reports Efe.
Egypt winger Mohamed Salah scored a historic opening goal for Liverpool, and now holds the EPL record of 32 goals in a 38-match season, breaking the previous record of 31 goals held by Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Alan Shearer.
EPL champions Manchester City ended the season with 100 points following a 1-0 away victory over Southampton, while runners-up Manchester United defeated 14th-placed Watford 1-0.
Third-placed Tottenham Hotspur made a thrilling 5-4 win over Leicester City, who finished ninth.
Arsenal, whose head coach Arsene Wenger bid farewell to fans after 22 years in charge of capital club, bested Huddersfield Town 1-0, while Bournemouth came from behind to beat seventh-placed Burnley 2-1. Arsenal finished sixth with 63 points.
In the same round, 13th-placed West Ham United ended the season with a 3-1 home win over Everton, which finished eighth.
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