Premier League’s final round of fixtures: Everything you need to know about Champions & Europa League qualification and Relegation battle


Liverpool are crowned PL Champions but there is still plenty to play for as Chelsea, Man United, and Leicester looking to qualify for Champions League.

Manchester United’s 1-1 draw against West Ham United and Leicester’s thumping 3-0 defeat against Spurs means that Chelsea will only need a point against Wolves on Sunday to secure CL spot regardless of Man United vs. Leicester result.

A point against Liverpool on Wednesday could guarantee the top 4 finish for the Blues but they fell short against the Champions in thrilling 5-3 encounter which saw a heated exchange of words between Frank Lampard and Jurgen Klopp.

Wolves, who are in the form of their life, are chasing Europa League qualification and sitting sixth in the table, a point above Mourinho’s Spurs – who will make a trip to Selhurst Park on Sunday.

Lampard, in his pre-match conference, said that his side will go for a win on Sunday’s season-defining fixture as he provides injury update on N’Golo Kante who may play a part against Wolves.

Defeat against Nuno Espirito Santo’s side and Chelsea will be relying on Man United and Leicester game, tipping their rivals to beat the Foxes.

Champions League Qualification
Chelsea only need a point against Wolves to qualify for CL

Top News 2: Europa League Qualification

Wolves, Arsenal, Tottenham, Burnley and Sheffield United are eyeing Europa qualification but the Gunners’ FA Cup progression have complicated the picture
Spurs and Wolves are fighting for sixth place in the Premier League

Wolves, Arsenal, Tottenham, Burnley and Sheffield United are eyeing Europa qualification but the Gunners’ FA Cup progression have complicated the picture.

Three PL teams will make it to the Europa and one of them will be Chelsea, Man United or Leicester City as 5th place is guaranteed for one of these three.   

Whoever finishes sixth will seal Europa qualification, with Wolves and Spurs being the top contenders for that place as only one point separates the two.

The team finishing seventh will have to wait for FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea, and a win for the Gunners will seal the 3rd spot for Mikel Arteta’s men regardless of which team finishes 7th in the Premier League.

On Sunday, Wolves will travel to the Bridge, Spurs will be engaged in a London derby against Palace, Arsenal will welcome relegation-threatened Watford, Sheffield United will be away at Saint Mary’s and Burnley will host the Seagulls.

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Top News 3: The battle to avoid relegation

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Future of Watford, Aston Villa and Bournemouth to be decided on Sunday

With Norwich City already done and dusted, relegation looming large on Aston Villa, Watford, and AFC Bournemouth.

The tremendous turnaround by David Moyes’ side since the restart has put them well above the safety zone pushing their relegation rivals further down.

Aston Villa’s stunning 1-0 win against Arsenal and Watford’s thumping 4-0 defeat against Manchester City in the midweek has set up a tantalizing final gameweek as Dean Smith’s side is sitting above the Hornets, thanks to their better goal difference.

However, second-bottom Bournemouth are living on the edge and they will need nothing less than a win against Everton on Sunday and then hope both Watford and Aston Villa lose their games as well.

Even a draw against the Toffees will be enough for Eddie Howe’s men to be relegated and as far as Watford and Villa are concerned, if they lose their matches, it will come down to the goal difference.

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