Before the start of Sunday’s matches, the situation in the schedule in the context of the struggle for places in the Champions League next season was very interesting.
After the last round, Liverpool moved up to fourth place. Jurgen Klopp’s players beat Burnley (3: 0) and used Leicester’s loss against Chelsea (1: 2). The last team was in third place. She had 67 points in her account, the fourth less “notch” Liverpool.
Leicester V had the same points as the Reds and were in a position to secure their appearance in the Europa League in the next round.
Together they went to battle
The final battle of the 2020/2021 season started simultaneously at 5 PM Polish time.
Chelsea compete in Birmingham against Aston Villa and Liverpool at home against Crystal Palace in London and Leicester at home against Tottenham. From the start, there was no shortage of feelings.
There was a lot of action at the three stadiums in the first 45 minutes. Liverboy was a 1-0 lead midway. Leicester drew 1-1 and Chelsea lost 0-1. This means that the Reds had 69 points and were in third place, Leicester fourth (67) and Chelsea fifth (67).
In the second half of feelings, too. Leicester were winning 2-1 after Jimmy Vardy’s goals against Tottenham and for more than 20 minutes he was very close to succeeding in fourth place. An own goal by Casper Schmeichel, followed by two Gareth Bale goals, dashed the hopes of Brendan Rodgers’ players. In the end, Lizzie lost 2: 4 and finished the season with 66 points and fifth place.
Chelsea lost 1-2, but were still ahead of Leicester anyway.
Liverpool finished third. Last season’s English champions won 2–0, and Sadio Mane scored both goals. This was their fourth successive league win.
Great farewell to Aguero
New title winner, so Manchester City players beat Everton 5-0 at home. The highlight of the match was a lovely farewell to Sergio Aguero.
The Argentine leaves the club after ten years after this season. To the crowd’s applause, he appeared on the field in the 65th minute. Shortly thereafter, he scored a goal. Then he made another blow. Fernandinho was handed over twice.
August 15, 2011:
Sergio Aguero scored the goals in his first Premier League match with City.
May 23, 2021:
Sergio Aguero scored in his last Premier League match with City.
– Football__Tweet May 23, 2021
Results of the 38th round of the Premier League:
Arsenal-Brighton 2: 0
Aston Villa – Chelsea 2: 1
Fulham-Newcastle 0: 2
Leeds – West Bromwich 3: 1
Leicester-Tottenham 2: 4
Liverpool-Crystal Palace 2: 0
Manchester City-Everton 5: 0
Sheffield United – Burnley 1: 0
West Ham-Southampton 3: 0
Wolverhampton-Manchester United 1: 2
Author: srogi / TG