Chelsea, United secure Champions League spots as Tottenham, Leicester to play Europa

Chelsea, United secure Champions League spots as Tottenham, Leicester to play Europa

- Chelsea and Man United finish in Premier league to four after respective final day wins

- Tottenham and Leicester City will also play in the Europa League next season after finishing in fifth and sixth positions respectively

- The Blues defeated Wolves by 2-0 while United won at Leicester by 2-0

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Chelsea and Manchester United have secured their places in next season's Champions League competition following their 2-0 win over Wolves and the 2-0 win against Leicester City respectively.

The Blues scored two second-half goals from Mason Mount and Olivier Giroud to book their place in the top four.

It also took a second-half penalty from Bruno Fernandes to score the only goal away at Leicester after Anthony Martial was brought down by Johnny Evans.

The Red Devils and the Blues finished in third and fourth places respectively in the final standings on the Premier League table.

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Matteo Kovacic was fouled in front of the 18-yard as Mount delivered an exquisite free-kick beating Rui Patricio in goal to put the Blues ahead right on the stroke of half time.

In the injury time of the first half, Giroud doubled the advantage after a well-worked counter-attack that saw the Frenchman beat the goalkeeper and nipped his way past Coady before scoring.

Chelsea, United secure Champions League spot as Tottenham, Leicester to play Europa

Chelsea, United secure Champions League spot as Tottenham, Leicester to play in Europa League. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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At the King Power Stadium, it had to take a second look from the VAR before referee Martin Atkinson awarded a spot-kick before Fernandes scored the only goal of the match.

Jesse Lingard scored before the last kick of the game after Kasper Schmeichel committed a blunder into the path of the Englishman to make it 2-0.

Leicester and Tottenham will now play in next season's Europa League after both sides finished in fifth and sixth positions respectively.

Jose Mourinho's men were held at Selhurst Park by Crystal Palace after Jeffrey Schlupp's second-half goal canceled out Harry Kane's first half strike as the match ended 1-1.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Aston Villa have escaped relegation after the Clarets managed a 1-1 draw away at West Ham United on the Premier League final day full of suspense and drama.

Jack Grealish powered his side ahead in the encounter just five minuted to the end and the goal was cancelled less than sixty seconds later by Andriy Yarmolenko, it was however enough for Villa to escape relegation.

Aston Villa finished 17th on the Premier League standings with 35 points, just one point ahead relegated AFC Bournemouth and Watford who finish 18th and 19th respectively.

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