Leicester City vs Chelsea: Sarri's men seal UCL spot with draw against Foxes

Leicester City vs Chelsea: Sarri's men seal UCL spot with draw against Foxes

- Leicester City vs Chelsea Premier League clash ended in a goalless draw at the King Power Stadium

- The Blues sealed their Champions League spot despite sharing spoils with the Foxes on last match day

- They will however focus on battling Arsenal for this season's Europa League title later this month

Chelsea were forced to a goalless draw by Leicester City at the King Power Stadium in last premier League match of the season.

The result sees the Blues finish third on the table with 72 points after 38 matches - one point above Tottenham Hotspur, who were also held to a 2-2 draw by Everton at Spurs new stadium.

This means that the Stamford Bridge side have already qualified for the Champions League despite playing in the Europa League final later this month.

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Meanwhile, Maurizio Sarri started his key man Eden Hazard from the bench in a bid to rest the Belgian well enough for their title decider against Arsenal on May 29.

While the trio of Gonzalo Higuain, Willian and Pedro Rodrigiez led the attack of the visitors but still were unable to find the back of the net against the Foxes.

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Having qualified the Blues for the Champions League in his first season in charge of the club, Sarri will be hoping to win silverware in Azerbaijan.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea sealed their Europa League final spot following their victory over Eintracht Frankfurt earlier this month.

The Blues were held to a 2-2 aggregate draw after two legs by the German League giants to stretch the game into penalties.

Meanwhile, Eden Hazard netted the last spot kick to help Chelsea progress 4-3 on penalties and book a date with Arsenal.

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