English Premier League: Manchester United Secures A Champions League Position After Whipping Chelsea 4-1
Manchester United has beaten Chelsea to secure a Champions League position.
United needed a point to be back into the Champions League.
They defeated Chelsea 4-1 in their English Premier League encounter at Old Trafford on Thursday, May 25, 2023.
Casemiro put his side ahead in the 6th minute.
After 45+5 minutes of play, Anthony Martial extended Manchester United’s lead to 2-0.
In the 72nd minute, Chelsea’s Fofana gave away a cheap penalty after Bruno Fernandes nutmeg him on the edge of the box.
Kepa was sent the wrong away by Fernandes to make it 3-0 from a penalty kick.
United got a massive 4-0 lead through Marcus Rashford’s goal in the 78th minute.
Chelsea got a consolation goal after 89 minutes of play when João Félix scored.
As it stands now, Manchester United is 3rd on the league table with 72 points, while Chelsea is in the 12th position with 42 points.
Already, Manchester City has been crowned champions of the English Premier League 2022-23 season.