City hit 100 premier league points, after last minute grasp from Jesus

Jesus celebrates after scoring for City
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Champions Manchester City finished the season on a record 100 points after Gabriel Jesus scored with almost the final touch against Southampton, who secured Premier League survival despite losing.

Southampton needed a point to make sure of safety but Swansea’s 2-1 home defeat by Stoke means Saints will play in the top flight for a seventh successive season.

A stunning season that started with a 2-0 win at Brighton on 12 August, ended with a last-gasp win for Pep Guardiola’s side, who finish 19 points ahead of nearest rivals Manchester United.

As well as winning the most points by an English top-flight side in a single campaign, City’s 32nd win broke Tottenham’s 57-year-old record for victories in a single top-flight season, BBC reports.

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