City entered the clash at the Amex one point clear of second-placed Liverpool, knowing that a victory over the Seagulls would see them become the first side to retain the Premier League title for 10 years.
Liverpool kept to their end of the bargain by beating Wolverhampton Wanderers to move onto 97 points for the campaign, but City's success saw them end on 98 points at the conclusion of a stunning title race.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
BRIGHTON: Ryan; Bernardo, Dunk, Duffy, Bruno; Jahanbakhsh, Bissouma, Kayal, Knockaert; Gross; Murray
MAN CITY: Ederson; Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Zinchenko; D Silva, Gundogan, B Silva; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling