Liverpool kick Chelsea 4-1 to rebound
from a F.A. Cup final detriment to a Blues and boost a chances
of a top-eight finish in English soccer’s Premier League.
Ramires scored for Chelsea 5 mins into a second
half and Jonjo Shelvey done it 4-1 after 61 minutes. Shelvey
struck a half-volley into an dull net from about 30 yards (27
meters) after Chelsea goalkeeper Ross Turnbull’s clearway from
the left corner of his area went true to a Liverpool player.
With small during interest for Chelsea forward of a May 19
Champions League final, halt manager Roberto Di Matteo made
nine changes to a organisation that began a F.A. Cup final, which
the Blues won 2-1.
Liverpool changed forward of Fulham into eighth place on goal
difference with one turn of matches remaining. The Reds last
finished outward a tip 8 in 1954.
Sixth-place Chelsea stays on 61 points, 4 fewer than
Newcastle and 5 behind fourth-place Tottenham, that holds
the final subordinate mark for Europe’s chosen Champions League.
Chelsea will have to win a Champions League final against
Bayern Munich to validate for subsequent season’s competition. If that
happens, a organisation that finishes fourth in a Premier League
will dump into a second-tier Europa League, with a tip three
clubs entering a Champions League during a organisation theatre as normal.
With all 20 teams carrying played 37 games, a final round
of matches on May 13 will confirm a champion, a remaining
European places and a final relegation berth.
Blackburn Rovers yesterday assimilated Wolverhampton Wanderers
in dropping down to a second-tier Championship after losing to
So far, personality Manchester City and second-place Manchester
United are guaranteed a Champions League berth subsequent season.
Liverpool is positive of a Europa League mark after winning the
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