After three consecutive titles, Manchester City, who came off the bench, won 1-0 at home against Chelsea, completing a six-game winning streak against the Blues while winning 12 consecutive Premier League games.
After Arsenal's defeat to Nottingham Forest, Manchester City have won the title three rounds ahead of schedule, becoming only the second team in Premier League history and the fifth team in the history of the English top flight to complete a three-game winning streak. In the history of England's top flight, Huddersfield, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United have won three consecutive titles.
Meanwhile, after three consecutive titles, Manchester City have won the title nine times, tied with Everton for fourth place in the English top flight titles, behind Manchester United (20), Liverpool (19) and Arsenal (13).
After winning the title early, Guardiola rotated the starting line-up significantly, changing a full nine players. However, thanks to Alvarez's goal, Manchester City still beat Chelsea 1-0 at home and set a number of records.
First, Manchester City extended their Premier League winning streak to 12 games, with the last time they failed to win in the Premier League was a 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest on 18 February. Secondly, City are unbeaten in 24 games in all competitions, the last time losing 1-0 to Tottenham Hotspur on February 6, in these 24 games, City have scored 69 goals and conceded only 13.
Third, in 2023 home games in all competitions, Manchester City have won 16 consecutive games and scored 54 goals. Fourth, Alvarez scored City's 100th home goal of the season, and the Blue Moon became the only team in the top five leagues to score 100 goals at home this season, 34 more than second-placed Bayern.
Fifth, Manchester City completed a four-game winning streak against Chelsea in the Premier League for the first time in their history, becoming only the second team in history to beat Chelsea four times in a single season, and the first team to do so since Manchester United in 2010-11.
Sixth, Manchester City have won all of their last six games against the Blues in all competitions since losing the 2021 Champions League final and conceded zero goals, marking the first time in Chelsea's history that they have suffered six consecutive defeats and zero goals against the same team.
Winning against Chelsea as a substitute and keeping a clean sheet, Manchester City's squad thickness and Pep Guardiola's coaching have been praised by the media, which is one of the important factors in their third consecutive Premier League title.