'Strange season': Football world erupts over Premier League madness

·Sports Reporter
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Harry Kane (pictured right) hugging Jamie Vardy and Mohamed Salah (pictured left) during the Liverpool match.
Harry Kane (pictured right) finished with the Golden Boot, while Liverpool secured a Top 4 spot on the final Premier League day. (Getty Images)

The final day of the Premier League offered up crazy drama as Liverpool and Chelsea secured a Champions League spot after a 'strange season', while Leicester fell short of a Top 4 finish in devastating fashion.

Liverpool qualified for Champions League football, despite sitting outside of qualification for the back half of the season, after defeating Crystal Palace 2-0 at Anfield with a Sadio Mane brace to finish third.

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The Reds were helped after Leicester suffered late agony as their goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel fisted into his own net in the 87th minute and then Gareth Bale completed Spurs' turnaround with his second of the game at the King Power Stadium in stoppage time.

Meanwhile, Chelsea could afford a 2-1 defeat at Aston Villa to still end up fourth after Leicesters defeat.

Players and fans reacted with a mixture of emotions.

Liverpool's Thiago Alcantara and Man United striker Marcus Rashford labelled the season a 'strange' one, while others lauded Liverpool's end of season run to secure a CL spot.

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Man City farewell Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero struck twice in his farewell home match for champions Manchester City on Sunday, as the club said goodbye to a legend.

Fans and players took to social media following the win and pay their respects to one of the greatest forwards in Premier League history.

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Harry Kane secures golden ball

The Golden Ball race, for top scorer, also came down to the final day between Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane.

But the Tottenham forward scored in the final moments against Leicester to secure his third top scorer gong.

Salah congratulated Kane on pipping him in the race on social media.

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