United destroyed Chelsea in the Champions League. Chelsea’s woes are not over. The Blues left the field with the 16th defeat in the current season of the English Premier League. Casemiro, Marcus Rashford, they crashed to Manchester United 4-1.
With this win, the Red Devils confirmed the ticket for the next season of the Champions League by confirming the top four in the table.
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Casemiro, Anthony Martial, Bruno Fernandes and Rashford all scored a goal for United in the English Premier League match on Thursday (May 25). Joao Felix scored a goal for Chelsea.
United won 1-0 against Bournemouth in the previous match. Casemiro gave the team the lead in the 9th minute of the match. The Red Devils took the lead in the sixth minute of the match with the goal of the Brazilian defensive midfielder. Christian Eriksen’s cross from the D-box was headed home by Casemiro.
The Brazilian flashed again in the added time of the first half. Attacking on the right flank, he passed to Jadon Sancho in the D-box. He extended the pass to Martial. The French forward doubled the team’s lead by completing the rest with ease.
At home at Old Trafford, United maintained their dominance in the second half. But they have to wait for 73 minutes to see the net. Chelsea defender Wesley Fofana gave away a penalty after fouling Fernandes in the D-box. Fernandes made the gap 3-0 with a successful spotkey. Rashford scored the last blow in the net for the Blues. His first attempt at a shot in the D-box was deflected by Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga but could not quite clear. Rashford didn’t make a second mistake when he got the ball in space.
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Joao Felix gave the team a consolation goal at the end of the match. Felix quickly entered the opponent’s defense camp after controlling the pass of Hakeem Zeesh in the midfield. After overcoming the obstacle of four defenders, the Portuguese ball was stuck in the net. The margin of defeat is reduced to 4-1 goals.
Meanwhile, after 37 matches, Man U has topped Newcastle United with 72 points and climbed to the third place in the table. Even if they lose the next match and Newcastle win, the Red Devils will definitely finish the season in the fourth place in the table. As a result, the tickets for the Champions League 2023-24 season have also been confirmed. Having finished sixth in the league last season, they could not participate in the fight for European football supremacy.
On the other hand, Chelsea is in 12th place with 43 points after 37 matches. The team playing in the Champions League this year will not get a ticket for any UEFA competition, let alone get a ticket for next year’s tournament.