In the penultimate weekend of the English Premier League, survival and continental tickets was the theme for some teams after Leicester wrapped up the title following Tottenham’s stalemate against Chelsea on Monday night.
First up was the game at Carrow Road where survival-hopeful Norwich City hosted Champions League potential candidates, Manchester United.
The game was uneventful until Juan Mata grabbed the winner for the Red Devils in the 72nd minute to enhance United’s chances of securing a place in next season’s Champions League.
Elsewhere, West Brom played a 1-1 draw with Bournemouth while Newcastle couldn’t take advantage of Norwich’s loss as their game against relegated Aston Villa ended in a goalless draw.
Sunderland however took all 3 points from last season’s champions Chelsea to take the survival battle to the last day of the premier league.
The Black cats came from 2-1 down at halftime to claim a 3-2 victory against the Blues.
Crystal Palace overturned a 1 goal deficit to seal a 2-1 victory against Stoke City at Selhurst park while Swansea city demolished West United at home – putting 4 goals past them as the game ended 4-1 in favour of the swans.
Leicester City put the cherry on their coronation cake with a comprehensive win against Everton.
Jamie Vardy started the party after converting a superb cross from Andy King, who would later turn scorer with an apt finish in the 35th minute.
Subsequently, Jamie Vardy took his goal scoring tally to 24 goals in the league when he scored a penalty in the 65th minute.
The game finished 3-1 as Leicester were crowned champions.