Final day premier league drama: Chelsea & Liverpool qualify for Champions League while Leicester city miss out
In an exhilarating turn of events, Chelsea qualified for next season’s UEFA champions league despite losing 2-1 to Aston Villa, today, May 23.
With all final matches of the league being played at the same time today, Chelsea had to win to qualify for a top four slot, but still fell short calamitiously going down 1-0 at half time before a conceded penalty ensured they lost the match 2-1 to a vibrant Aston Villa side inspired by Traore and Jack Grealish.
But Chelsea’s result didn’t work against them however , as Gareth Bale and Harry Kane combined in devastating effect to wreck a 4-2 havoc over Leicester city who needed a win to grab a top four place.
Liverpool in the other side of the country, played out a 2-0 win and qualified for the top four.
Manchester City thrashed Everton 5-0 while Manchester United beat Wolves 2-1 cementing their positions as first and second in the league respectively.
Arsenal and West Ham also recorded victories .
With the results of today’s round of matches, Man City end the season as premier league winners, Manchester United end as runners up, Liverpool end as third while Chelsea end up as fourth place.
Chelsea still have an opportunity to claim glory this season as they play Manchester City in the final of the UEFA champions league next weekend.
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