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Premier League 2020-21 Last Matchday HIGHLIGHTS: Liverpool, Chelsea Finish in Top 4, Leicester Miss Out

Premier League 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS: Liverpool finished third while Chelsea end up on the fourth place despite a loss on the last matchday.

News18 Sports | May 23, 2021, 22:31 IST

Premier League 2020-21 Last Matchday HIGHLIGHTS: Liverpool beat Crystal Palace to finish on the third spot in the Premier League table. Chelsea lost 2-1 to Aston Villa but finished fourth as Leicester City were beaten 4-2 by Tottenham Hotspur and missed out on Champions League qualification. Sadio Mane brace led to a 2-0 win for Liverpool. Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta saw a red card in the 89th minute but Chelsea will be relieved to make the Champions League qualification despite the loss. Gareth Bale scored twice in the nine minutes to help Tottenham to win over Leicester.

The English Premier League 2020-21 delivered on its final matchday as Leicester City suffered a heartbreak, Chelsea would be relieved while Liverpool would be elated to have made it out of a terrible season with a good result in the end. That was all the updates from News18 Sports as we tracked all the matches of the final day with Chelsea, Liverpool and Leicester City fighting for the two remaining UEFA Champions League spots for next season.

Chelsea are in the Champions League final against Manchester City but will be relieved to have assured their place in the competition next season. After a disastrous fall from grace for Liverpool all season, they would be extremely happy to have booked their spot in the continental competition next season. Leicester City would be heartbroken given they had the chance to make it only if they had beaten Tottenham.

May 23, 2021 22:31 (IST)

Full Time Scorelines

Leicester City 2-4 Tottenham Hotspur

Wolves 1-2 Manchester United

West Ham United 3-0 Southampton

Sheffield United 1-0 Burnley

Fulham 0-2 Newcastle

Leeds United 3-1 West Brom

Arsenal 2-0 Brighton

Aston Villa 2-1 Chelsea

Manchester City 5-0 Everton

Liverpool 2-0 Crystal Palace

May 23, 2021 22:29 (IST)

Liverpool beat Crystal Palace to finish on the third spot in the Premier League table. Chelsea lost 2-1 to Aston Villa but finished fourth as Leicester City were beaten 4-2 by Tottenham Hotspur and missed out on Champions League qualification.

Heartbreak for Leicester, Relief for Chelsea, Elation for Liverpool

May 23, 2021 22:28 (IST)

Gareth Bale scores his second of the night in the sixth minute of stoppage time, absolutely killing Leicester City's chance to make the Top 4.

May 23, 2021 22:23 (IST)

West Ham United beat Southampton 3-0 in their final game of the season.

Newcastle United win 2-0 against Fulham on the final day.

Leeds United get a 3-1 win against West Bromwich Albion.

Arsenal beat Brighton 2-0.

May 23, 2021 22:19 (IST)

That's the Champions League spot gone for Leicester City! Gareth Bale scores Tottenham's third in the 87th minute to help his team lead 3-2 against the Foxes. How unfortunate for the FA Cup winners!

May 23, 2021 22:15 (IST)

Ben Chilwell finds the back of the net in the 70th minute to help Chelsea get a goal back. They still trail 2-1 and have to look for a win with their Top 4 spot in jeopardy. Liverpool, leading 2-0, currently qualify for UCL. Leicester, level at 2-2, will miss out.

May 23, 2021 22:13 (IST)

So unfortunate for a legend that Kasper Schmeichel is at Leicester! Son Heung-min swung in a corner and Schmeichel just fluffed his punch away. The ball fell to the far corner and none could stop it from going in, an own goal for Schmeichel. Leicester 2-2 Tottenham

May 23, 2021 22:10 (IST)

What a beautiful goodbye, as true to the legacy of Sergio Aguero as it can be! Aguero scores twice in five minutes (71', 76') to put Manchester City 5-0 up against Everton. It's a battering for Everton! In his farewell Premier League match with Manchester City, Kun Aguero finds a way to make it memorable, like he always does!

May 23, 2021 22:07 (IST)

Sadio Mane scores his second on the night with a fizzing shot after some good passing. Salah passed it to Wijnaldum, who somehow gave it back to Salah, who laid it for Mane. Mane took a second, saw the space and struck it home. Could have been saved by the keeper though! Liverpool lead 2-0.

May 23, 2021 21:56 (IST)

Man City, Arsenal Increase Leads

Phil Foden scores in the 53rd minute to put Manchester City 3-0 up against Everton. Arsenal, on the other hand, take a 2-0 lead over Brighton with Nicolas Pepe scoring his second goal.

May 23, 2021 21:50 (IST)

Oops! Chelsea are really in the dumps now! Jorginho trips Traore in the box and gives away a penalty, which can be a huge blow to their Champions League qualification from the Premier League. Anwar El Ghazi scores from the spot to put Aston Villa 2-0 up. Meanwhile, Leicester are leading 2-1 and Liverpool are 1-0 up vs Crystal Palace.

May 23, 2021 21:43 (IST)

What is it with Tottenham giving away penalties today? Jamie Vardy wins his second penalty of the game when he was brought down by Sanchez and once more he scores from the spot. Leicester lead 2-1.

May 23, 2021 21:41 (IST)

Arsenal Score

Nicolas Pepe finds the back of the net in the 49th minute as Arsenal take a 1-0 lead over Brighton and Hove Albion.

May 23, 2021 21:36 (IST)

The second half is underway!

May 23, 2021 21:31 (IST)

Half Time Scores

Leicester City 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Wolves 1-2 Manchester United

West Ham United 2-0 Southampton

Sheffield United 1-0 Burnley

Fulham 0-1 Newcastle

Leeds United 2-0 West Brom

Arsenal 0-0 Brighton

Aston Villa 1-0 Chelsea

Manchester City 2-0 Everton

Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace

May 23, 2021 21:29 (IST)

Bertrand Traore scored in the 43rd minute to give Aston Villa the lead over Chelsea. This puts Chelsea in a precarious spot. Meanwhile Liverpool lead Crystal Palace and Leicester are level at 1-1 with Tottenham.

May 23, 2021 21:22 (IST)

Juan Mata Puts Man United 2-1 Up

Juan Mata scores from the spot to give the lead to Manchester United again. Van de Beek is clipped in the penalty area by Saiss and VAR and Mike Dean deem that it is a foul. That gives Mata the chance to take the penalty and he finds the back of the net with ease.

May 23, 2021 21:17 (IST)

Wolves Equalise

Nelson Semedo scores in the 39th minute as Wolves equalise 1-1 with Manchester United.

May 23, 2021 21:13 (IST)

Harry Kane finds the back of the net in the 41st minute to equalise for Tottenham against Leicester City. Leicester have to win to give themselves a chance to make the Top 4.

May 23, 2021 21:08 (IST)

Liverpool have got going in their match as well, putting themselves in a good spot. Robertson's corner is headed towards the far corner by Rhys Williams. The ball falls for Sadio Mane, who pokes it in. Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace

May 23, 2021 21:05 (IST)

West Ham's Pablo Fornals scores twice in three minute to give his team a 2-0 lead against Southampton.

May 23, 2021 20:58 (IST)

In other games, Newcastle take the lead against Fulham with Joe Willock scoring the 23rd minute, Leeds United go 1-0 up against West Brom, courtesy Rodrigo and David McGoldrick gives Sheffield the lead against Burnley.

May 23, 2021 20:56 (IST)

Leicester City have taken the lead in their game against Tottenham Hotspur with Jamie Vardy scoring from the spot. Vardy earned the penalty after he broke into the Spurs' penalty area and was caught by Alderweireld.

May 23, 2021 20:54 (IST)

Gabriel Jesus Doubles Man City Lead

Gabriel Jesus doubles Manchester City's lead just three minutes after the first goal was scored. Everton down in the pits now.

May 23, 2021 20:48 (IST)

Anthony Elanga Scores Manchester United Opener

Manchester United score their first goal on the final day in the 13th minute. A stunning assist from Daniel James as he curls the ball from the left flank to the middle and Elanga does extremely well to get in between the Wolves' left back and left centre-back to head it in.

May 23, 2021 20:45 (IST)

MAN CITY SCORE 1ST GOAL OF DAY

Manchester City get the goal rush of the day started with Kevin de Bruyne finding the back of the net in the 11th minute.

May 23, 2021 20:34 (IST)

Fans are at the Etihad for Manchester City's final game of the season and there is celebratory fervour in abundance with everyone celebrating the championship win once more.

May 23, 2021 20:33 (IST)

Leicester City 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Wolves 0-0 Manchester United

West Ham United 0-0 Southampton

Sheffield United 0-0 Burnley

Fulham 0- 0 Newcastle

Leeds United 0-0 West Brom

Arsenal 0-0 Brighton

Aston Villa 0-0 Chelsea

Manchester City 0-0 Everton

Liverpool 0-0 Crystal Palace

May 23, 2021 20:16 (IST)

THE SCENARIO

Chelsea are at Aston Villa and Liverpool host Crystal Palace, opponents with nothing to play for. Fifth-place Leicester realistically need to beat Tottenham and hope either Chelsea or Liverpool fail to win.

May 23, 2021 19:53 (IST)

The English Premier League has reached its thrilling final matchday with an interesting climax in store where Chelsea, Liverpool and Leicester City fighting for the two remaining UEFA Champions League spots for next season.

Premier League 2020-21 Last Matchday HIGHLIGHTS: Liverpool, Chelsea Finish in Top 4, Leicester Miss Out
Chelsea (top), Liverpool (bottom-left) and Leicester City (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Other results:

Wolves 1-2 Manchester United

West Ham United 3-0 Southampton

Sheffield United 1-0 Burnley

Fulham 0-2 Newcastle

Leeds United 3-1 West Brom

Arsenal 2-0 Brighton

Manchester City 5-0 Everton

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