The penuliminate Premier League matches will be completed tonight as second place reigning Premier League champions Manchester City host Leicester City at the Etihad in a must win game in terms of the title race. Chelsea moved up to third place after easily beating Watford 3-0 yesterday as nine man Spurs lost 1-0 away at Bournmeouth on Saturday. Cardiff couldn’t rise to the challenge of beating Crystal Palace at home in a highly charged and exciting game that the visitors eventually snatched 3-2 and confirmed Cardiff’s relegation in the process.
West Ham impressed putting three Past Southampton at the London Stadium without conceding, Wolves concinced Fulham to their twenty fifth defeteat of the league season with a hard fough 1-0 win at home and Newcastle gave title chasing Liverpool a scare at St James Park winning a five goal thriller 2-3. Depending on final weekend results and if one of the English clubs win the Champions League it loos like Manchester United season ended as another of their most diaapointing not even securing an automatic Champions League spot and their 1-1 draw away at already relegated Huddersfield yestererday summed up their season as a whole, at times brilliant but overall not good enough and inconsistent.
It was the final weekend of the EFL 2018/2019 football season and title winners, promotion, play-off and relegation positions were confirmed. Cogratulatios to Norwich who were confirmed as EFL Championship winners and will be plaing in the Premier League again for the first time since 2016 and Sheffield United who will also be be playing Premier League football season again after clinching the second promotion place. Middlesbrough lost out on the play-off spots by one poin even though they won yesterday but Derby did also and they clinched the valuable sixth position. Rotherham, Bolton and Ipswich were already confirmed as relegated and will be playing League One football next season.
Congratulations to Luton who are EFL League One champions and also runners up Bransley who snatched the second automatic promotion places and comsierations to Plymouth, Walsall, Scunthorpe who were relegated and will be playing League Two football next season. In League Two congratulations go to Luton who won the title and Bury and MK Dons who clinched the other two automatic promotion places. Comiserations go to Notts County and Yeovil who were relegated and will be playing none league football next season.
The twelve EFL Championship, League One and Two play-off contenders star there action from the 9th until the 27th May starting with League Two and ending with the lucrative Champion play off final on the 2t7th.