The quality and intensity of the title race was emphasized by City requiring a 14th successive league victory to finish a point above a Liverpool side chasing a first championship crown in 29 years as the top two finished with a record 195 points combined.
Vincent Kompany claims Manchester City's latest title success was the most hard, and the most satisfying, of them all. But we can not ignore one team were better.
"What they have done in two games against Barcelona in semi-finals of the Champions League, they have done during 38 fixtures every weekend", added Guardiola.
City's response was instantaneous, going up the there'd and netting an equalizer through talisman Sergio Aguero on 28 minutes.
City has won the Premier League four times since the influx of Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth following a 2008 takeover, having only won the title twice before that.
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Guardiola's side broke a host of Premier League records in romping to the title last season, becoming the first team in English top-flight history to reach 100 points and finishing a record 19 points clear of Manchester United.
City have now taken an nearly unbelievable 198 points in the last two seasons and Gundogan's free kick took their goal tally in the last two Premier League campaigns to 201.
"City are so clinical and they deserve their success". Liverpool has won five, including 2005, and could move up to third place all-time with their sixth title.
In the circumstances, what the Spaniard has managed to do has been truly remarkable, and we will be seeing Newcastle in the Premier League once again next season. "We gave everything. We got 97 points". We had to fight.
Neither side dropped a league point since Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw at Merseyside rivals Everton on March 3 with Juergen Klopp's side winning their last nine matches.
City began the day looking edgy and, with Brighton's fans chanting that Liverpool had scored against Wolves, an incredible week of football drama looked like it had one last twist, especially when Murray headed home an inswinging corner.
"I think (Manchester) United must come back, Chelsea one more year with (Maurizio) Sarri will be better, Tottenham we have seen (get to the) final of the Champions League and Arsenal, when they make what they have to do, will be there as well".