Written byRajdeep Saha
The Reds had earlier beaten Crystal Palace 4-0 and City needed a win to keep themselves alive mathematically.
Gameweek 31 saw a superb run of games and plenty of crucial results along the way.
Here are the key takeaways from gameweek 31.
Fifth-placed Manchester United are unbeaten in 13 matches unbeaten across competitions.
Martial raced to 14 Premier League goals this season and registered his maiden hat-trick.
Rashford provided two assists to take his tally to six.
He also has 14 goals to his name.
Liverpool were dominant against Palace and it was a complete show by Jurgen Klopp's side.
The win helped them race to 86 points.
What caught the eye is their dazzling show at Anfield.
Notably, they are on a 23-match winning run at Anfield since last season.
The Blues were disciplined and attacked City on the counter with panache.
With two successive wins post the season's resumption, Chelsea look adamant to seal a top-four finish.
After winning 3-0 against Arsenal and 5-0 against Burnley, Man City were woeful against Chelsea.
City suffered their eighth defeat of the campaign.
Wolves have been brilliant this season and they are level with United in terms of points (49).
Raul Jimenez was the star once again as he raced to 15 goals this campaign.
Wolves' defensive work was the major highlight.
Meanwhile, the likes of Tottenham and Arsenal have given themselves hope of fighting for a Champions League berth.
Both team delivered in must-win games.
Leicester 0-0 Brighton, Tottenham 2-0 West Ham, Norwich 0-1 Everton, Wolves 1-0 Bournemouth, Newcastle 1-1 Aston Villa, Man United 3-0 Sheffield United, Liverpool 4-0 Palace, Southampton 0-2 Arsenal, Burnley 1-0 Watford, Chelsea 2-1 Man City.
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