Manchester City made it back to back Premier League titles after cruising to a 4-1 win at Brighton in the final game of the season.
A win for Pep Guardiola’s men would have sealed the deal, but they were shocked when Glenn Murray gave the home side the lead – only for goals from Sergio Aguero, Aymeric Laporte, Riyad Mahrez and Ilkay Gundogan to wrap up a comprehensive victory and allow City to start their celebrations.
The home side took a shock lead in the 27th minute when Murray flicked home a near-post header from a corner, although that lead was shortlived.
Indeed there was 83 seconds between Murray’s header and Aguero’s equaliser, as the City frontman latched onto David Silva’s clever flick and buried his shot past Matt Ryan.
And City were in front seven minutes before the break when Laporte powered home a header from a corner to calm the nerves of Pep Guardiola and the City fans in attendance at The Amex.
The three points, and the title too, were seemingly wrapped up in the 64th minute when Mahrez was fed on the edge of the area, cut back onto his supposed weaker right foot and flashed a brilliant effort past Ryan.
It was four with 20 minutes to go when Gundogan curled home a magnificent free-kick from 25 yards and City saw out the rest of the game before starting their party.