Chelsea secure Champions League Spot as Leicester City settle for Europa

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Leicester City will be missing the Champions League but will be compensated with the Europa League after losing 2-0 against Msnche4ster United.

The takes United to third on the sport with 66 points while Leicester City finished fifth with 62 points despite occupying the second spot at a particular time.

Bruno Fernandes converted a 71st-minute penalty after Anthony Martial tumbled under a challenge from Wes Morgan and Jonny Evans.

United doubled their lead seconds from the regulation time when substitute Jesse Lingard robbed Schmeichel and rolled the ball into an empty net.

But Leicester City striker, Jamie Vardy will take solace in winning the Premier League golden boot with 23 goals after beating Pierre-Emerick Subameyang to the honour.

Meanwhile Tottenham Hotspurs courtesy of their 1-1 draw at the Selhurst Park against Crystal Palace overtook Wolves that lost 2-0 at the Stamford Bridge to Chelsea to be 6th on the log.

Jamie Vardy is only the second Englishman to win the Golden Boot since 2000-01

Wolves could still qualify for the Europa League if Arsenal fails to beat Chelsea in the FA Cup final. The Blues have already qualified for the Champions League courtesy of their 2-0 win over Wolves on the final day.

Leicester now in Europa League

In a related development, a Europa League spot will open for Wolves should Arsenal lose in the FA Cup final to Chelsea. Despite defeating Watford 3-2, Arsenal failed to qualify for the Europa League, and they will have to win the FA cup to secure a spot in the Europa League.
Although, Sheffield was impressive during the season as they finished ninth with 54 points despite coming from the second division.
But the club will be happy not to involve in the relations fight that saw Watford and Bournemouth relegated.

Unfortunately for Bournemouth failed to secure the Premier League spot despite beating Everton 3-1 at Goodison Park.