Mohamed Salah hit a record-breaking 32nd Premier League goal on the final day of the season as Liverpool clinched fourth, after Gareth Bale had struck twice for rampant Madrid.
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Liverpool 4-0 Brighton
Last six games in all competitions (most recent first): WLLDWD
Jürgen Klopp's side secured fourth spot in the Premier League – and a return to the UEFA Champions League group stage next season – after a comfortable win on the final day. Mohamed Salah got the ball rolling with a record-breaking effort, notching his 32nd goal in the elite this term – beating the previous best for a 38-game season of 31 set by Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suárez.
The Reds were not finished there, and they doubled their lead before half-time via a Dejan Lovren header. Dominic Solanke and Andy Robertson then hit their first goals for the club after the break to ensure a successful day for Liverpool in their 1,000th Premier League match.
Real Madrid 6-0 Celta Vigo
Last six games in all competitions (most recent first): WLDDWW
Zinédine Zidane opted to rest captain Sergio Ramos while Cristiano Ronaldo remained sidelined by a sprained ankle, but his Madrid side responded with their joint biggest victory of the season in their final home game. Gareth Bale scored the first two – the Welshman now has four goals in his last four matches – with Isco making it 3-0 in the 32nd minute, his second club strike since 3 February.
Nineteen-year-old defender Acharaf Hakimi added a fourth, his second effort for Madrid, before a Sergi Gómez own goal and Toni Kroos completed the win. It was the German's fifth Liga goal of the season, his best haul since moving to Madrid in 2014.