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Manchester United and Chelsea secure qualification for the Champions League on the final day of the Premier League season

Bournemouth and Watford were relegated to the Championship

Manchester United and Chelsea both secured qualification for the Champions League on the final day of the Premier League season.

United finished third thanks to a 2-0 win over Leicester – Bruno Fernandes and Jesse Lingard with the goals.

Leicester will play in the Europa League next season after Chelsea claimed fourth place with a 2-0 win over Wolves at Stamford Bridge.

Aston Villa secured their Premier League status with a 1-1 draw away to West Ham.

That result relegated Bournemouth and Watford to the Championship.

Watford went down after losing 3-2 at Arsenal, while Bournemouth’s 3-1 win at Everton wasn’t enough to keep them up.

Elsewhere, champions Liverpool finished off the season with a 3-1 win at Newcastle

Second placed Manchester City beat Norwich 5-0 at the Etihad in David Silva’s final league game for City.

Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace means that Jose Mourinho’s side will play in next season’s Europa League.

Aaron Connolly scored for Brighton in their 2-1 win at Burnley

and Southampton came from a goal down to beat Sheffield United 3-1.

Swansea have a 1-nil lead over Brentford following the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final.

Cardiff take on Fulham in the first leg of their other semi final this evening – kick off is at 7.45pm.

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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