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Mane reaches Liverpool while Chelsea finishes in the top four despite losing to Aston Villa.

Liverpool and Chelsea have won the last two remaining Champions League places in Sunday’s Premier League final, while Sergio Aguera played twice in his farewell match for champions Manchester City.

Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 2-0 at Anfield, from Sadio Mane’s point of view, to finish third behind City and Manchester United, while Chelsea could afford a 2-1 defeat at Anfield. ‘Aston Villa.

The Blues finished fourth as FA Cup winner Leicester won 2-1 in the final 14 minutes in a 4-2 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur and had to settle for fifth place. last season.

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel was nailed to his own net and Gareth Bale completed Spurs ’turn at King Power in the 87th and stoppage time.

Tottenham’s victory gave them seventh place in the new European Conference League, at the expense of London’s rivals who won 2-0 against Brighton and Hove Albion.

Meanwhile, City were already confident of the title and finished the campaign with a 5-0 decimation of Everton, with their top scorer Aguero entering the second half to score the final two goals before Pep Guardiola did not lift the trophy.

City can also win the Champions League when they face Chelsea in the final in Porto on 29 May.

Meanwhile, United finished the national season 2-1 at the Wolverhampton Wanderers and will expect similar success in Wednesday’s final in the Europa League against Villarreal in Gdansk.

Winners: Manchester City
Champions League: Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea
Europa League: Leicester, West Ham
Europe Conference: Tottenham
Relegated: Fulham, West Brom, Sheffield United

Manchester City’s Fernandinho lifts the trophy as he celebrates his Premier League victory [Carl Recine/Pool via Reuters]

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