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Elsewhere on Saturday, Bournemouth and Watford all won to set up a crowded bracket for the EPL summit, whilst debut side, Wolverhampton Wanderers, split their home opener with Everton in an entertaining 2-2 finish.

Paul Pogba captained Manchester United, and gave them the perfect start with a penalty after just three minutes

The first week of the 2018/19 English Premier League season got underway this past Friday, with Paul Pogba captaining and getting Manchester United off to a flying start in a thrilling 2-1 win over Leicester City at home.

West Ham ended the season on a triumphant note with a 3-1 win over Everton, Bournemouth ended their season on a high note with a 2-1 road win at Burnley, Swansea confirmed their relegation with a 2-1 slump at home to already relegated Stoke City, and bottommost West Brom climaxed their exit with a 2-0 loss at C. Palace.

EPL Week 38 Roundup: Late winner sends City to 100 points, Mo Salah wins Golden Boot, Swansea, Stoke, and West Brom relegated

2017/18 English Premier League Champions, Manchester City, rounded off an incredible season with a record 100 points following a lone goal win at Southampton, who secured their survival despite the loss.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Watford defeated Newcastle 2-1 to put their stay beyond doubt, and a dominant road performance for a 2-0 win over Leicester saw West Ham edge closer to safety.

A pitch invader cannot hide his delight as he runs on the pitch to celebrate West Brom's winner.

Relegation fears heightened for English Premier League side, Swansea City, following a lone goal loss to Bournemouth on Saturday that saw them trade places with Southampton for the first relegation spot on goal difference as the latter picked up a crucial point at Everton to match Swansea’s 33points tally.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Huddersfield heightened their relegation fears with a 0-2 home loss to Everton, Brighton secured a crucial point with a 0-0 at Burnley, and Crystal Palace took a giant step towards survival with a 5-0 rout of Leicester City at home.

Paul Pogba celebrates with Alexis Sanchez after giving Manchester United the lead with his close-range effort on Sunday.

With Chelsea dethroned, Manchester City winning the title with four games to spare, the second and the third spot ostensibly secure in the grips of Manchester United and Liverpool in that order, what remains in doubt is the fight for the fourth spot between Chelsea and Tottenham Spurs, and the two other teams that will accompany the seemingly relegation bound West Brom, whose latest attempt at survival got a feint spark from a 0-1 win over Newcastle to the Championship.

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