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Middlesbrough's George Friend in action with Liverpool's Emre Can

Liverpool seal Champions League place with victory over Middlesbrough

For once, Jürgen Klopp appeared not to mind the Kop revelling in victory long before the final whistle. There were nerves and there were difficulties against Middlesbrough but ultimately there were also three valuable points as Liverpool sealed a top-four finish and a ticket to the Champions League at Anfield. Klopp basked in a fitting reward from his first full season as Liverpool manager.

Watford's Heurelho Gomes

Manchester City secure third place as Sergio Agüero torments Watford

Manchester City secured their place in the Champions League with a brutal dismissal of Watford, who closed out Walter Mazzarri’s unhappy tenure with a spectacular collapse in front of their furious supporters. After enduring the first trophyless season of his managerial career, at least Pep Guardiola has something to show from his debut campaign in English football. City will expect more next year, but this will do for now.