Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates scoring his side's fifth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Laurence Griffiths, Pool via AP)

2 Champions League places settled on final day of PL season

July 22, 2020 - 5:42 pm

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Chelsea was too hospitable as Anfield title party guests.

Before collecting the the Premier League trophy, Liverpool won 5-3 on Wednesday to prevent Chelsea from sealing a Champions League spot.

It leaves two of the four spots in Europe's elite competition still up for grabs in the Sunday's final round of games.

Chelsea just needs a point against Europa League-chasing Wolverhampton to seal a top-four finish. And there will be a Champions League qualification showdown between Manchester United and Leicester.

For the first time since September, United is back in the top four and Leicester has dropped out after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side drew 1-1 with West Ham on Wednesday.

Liverpool as champions and second-place Manchester City have already qualified for the Champions League.


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