Hamilton's win sees him extend his lead in the driver's championship to 190 points, ahead of Bottas on 135 and Verstappen on 110.
On the other side of Manchester, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can be reasonably satisfied after a season that looked destined to end in total mediocrity finished with a third-place finish and a Europa League semi-final appearance.
The progression into the next round was a stiff piece of work for Eintracht Frankfurt, who sewed up a hard earned 2-1 victory over third division club 1860 Munich.
In the 28th minute, Harold Preciado's header was saved by Jianye's goalkeeper Wang Guoming, but Gao Lin knocked on the rebound to extend the lead to 3-0.
Galhardo put the hosts ahead from close range against his former club and doubled their lead by firing into an unguarded net after some shambolic Ceara defending.
Evergrande doubled the lead in the 69th minute with a stunning free kick from Ai, two minutes after his tap-in was ruled out due to off-side.
Although the process is quite tough, the Asian junior record holder still firmly believes that he can return to his best form soon.
"The team are in a very difficult situation. We hope to win, and therefore the only thing we can do is keep fighting," said Bassogog.
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Frankfurt were more clinical with their chances and punished courageous Nuremberg as Bas Dost's volley assist allowed Andre Silva to nod home the opener six minutes into the second half.
However, any concerns over a processional race were dispelled in a surreal opening few laps.