Gabriel Jesus' stoppage time victor - man, does this club play to the final season's whistle - made sure Man City added "first 100-point club" to its list of fantastic accomplishments.
"They closed, they pressed them".
The Blues had a chance of sneaking into the top four by winning against the Magpies, but Liverpool's victory over Brighton means they finish fifth and must settle for a Europa League spot.
Olivier Giroud nearly scored a spectacular goal to rival his scorpion kick for Arsenal against Crystal Palace last season, but otherwise contributed little, while Tiemoue Bakayoko remains worryingly cumbersome, his poor clearance leading to Newcastle's game-clinching second goal.
(REX/Shutterstock) Chelsea failed to shine on the final day of the Premier League season.
The Stamford Bridge outfits inability to pick up all three points against David Wagner's Terriers has left their hopes of finishing in the top four hanging by a thread, and it seems that the Blues players were also left dismayed by their managers decision to rotate his squad for such a crucial fixture.
Don't tell these clubs they had nothing to play for...
The Magpies must use their end of season run to push on for more next season. "There are other people to judge our season and [say] which are the problems to finish out of the Champions League".
And with Conte surely on his way, there was predictably little appetite from a set of players who will be far from unhappy to see him leave in the summer.
"We didn't lose our place in Champions League today, but only in the last two game". Kenedy will be the only player to miss out as he is ineligible to play against his parent club, Chelsea.
"Are Chelsea are in a better place now?"
Yet that is exactly what happened as Newcastle eased into a 3-0 lead, with Chelsea not having a single shot on target in the first half.