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Classic De Gea :lol: should have been an easy save but lets it in.

Strange first half which lasted 57 minutes due to Baily getting into two head collisions.

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Lmaoooo De Gea at it again :lol:

You can't make this shit up. 2-0 to Chelsea.

Should be 0-0 but De Gea spills to shots into the net.

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3-0 Chelsea heading to the FA cup final.

and man utd fans thinking we are going to get their rejects again: de gea as 36 years old handa's replacement
in what universe we can afford 350k GBP (385k EUR) a week for goalkeeper

man utd is really rich, they can afford sanchez and de gea as bench warmer next season, that's 740k GBP (812k EUR) per week
 

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I was rooting for an Anschluss scenario to happen to Chelsea on the final day of the season, but with this Leicester result, that's not going to happen. Still going to hope for it to be Man Utd and Leicester who get the spots but that took a big hit today.

Chelsea have the best chances of securing third or fourth spot. Not sure how motivated will Liverpool be against them, but I'd say Chelsea have some chances to get something there. Then again, Wolves are not to be underestimated in the last round.

Although yeah as it stands, I'd say Chelsea are pretty much secure considering the fact Leicester and United play against each other. If United wins tomorrow at home against West Ham, they are too getting up there very likely and Leicester comes short in the end. Got no one to blame but themselves tbh.
 

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Chelsea have the best chances of securing third or fourth spot. Not sure how motivated will Liverpool be against them, but I'd say Chelsea have some chances to get something there. Then again, Wolves are not to be underestimated in the last round.

Although yeah as it stands, I'd say Chelsea are pretty much secure considering the fact Leicester and United play against each other. If United wins tomorrow at home against West Ham, they are too getting up there very likely and Leicester comes short in the end. Got no one to blame but themselves tbh.

Nothing is decided, Chelsea have 2 tough fixtures, Wolves have so much to play for. If they lose then they will finish below Spurs, which means they wont qualify for Europa (if they lose they might finish below Arsenal too).

ManUtd and Leicester have same GD, so for us to have some cushion, we have to win by 4 or 5 goals which is not that realistic. So if Leicester win against Manutd then more likely they will qualify. If we win with 3 goals against West ham then we can lose 1-0 to Leicester and still qualify.

If Chelsea lose both games, Leicester will qualify just by drawing vs ManUtd.

Every team have something to play for, last 2 games, anything is possible.
 

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Nothing is decided, Chelsea have 2 tough fixtures, Wolves have so much to play for. If they lose then they will finish below Spurs, which means they wont qualify for Europa (if they lose they might finish below Arsenal too).

ManUtd and Leicester have same GD, so for us to have some cushion, we have to win by 4 or 5 goals which is not that realistic. So if Leicester win against Manutd then more likely they will qualify. If we win with 3 goals against West ham then we can lose 1-0 to Leicester and still qualify.

If Chelsea lose both games, Leicester will qualify just by drawing vs ManUtd.

Every team have something to play for, last 2 games, anything is possible.

Yeah I agree in principle that nothing is certain. I just judge that motivation is a strong factor - on which depends whether Liverpool is determined to give all they have against Chelsea. Knowing their rivalry, I'd vote yes, they will.

Wolves are my favorite team in Premier League last few years. I can't find time to watch them that often but I see how are they doing and I'm very happy they've reached this level. At the beginning of 2018/2019 campaign, they won me over with a fighting spirit performance vs City which ended 1-1, and I thought these guys are fighters and will push very far.

However, I don't have much hope for them vs Chelsea away in the last round. Chelsea are steady at home and will show some urgency.

Almost certain that United will win tomorrow. Was surprised at the massive choking vs Southampton but I think they also have reached another level lately and will win against West Ham convincingly tomorrow.

My prediction: Chelsea and United in CL at the end, Leicester 5th. Unfortunately, Spurs will probably surpass Wolves although I am rooting for Crystal Palace against the former to hold them down.
 

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Yeah I agree in principle that nothing is certain. I just judge that motivation is a strong factor - on which depends whether Liverpool is determined to give all they have against Chelsea. Knowing their rivalry, I'd vote yes, they will.

Wolves are my favorite team in Premier League last few years. I can't find time to watch them that often but I see how are they doing and I'm very happy they've reached this level. At the beginning of 2018/2019 campaign, they won me over with a fighting spirit performance vs City which ended 1-1, and I thought these guys are fighters and will push very far.

However, I don't have much hope for them vs Chelsea away in the last round. Chelsea are steady at home and will show some urgency.

Almost certain that United will win tomorrow. Was surprised at the massive choking vs Southampton but I think they also have reached another level lately and will win against West Ham convincingly tomorrow.

My prediction: Chelsea and United in CL at the end, Leicester 5th. Unfortunately, Spurs will probably surpass Wolves although I am rooting for Crystal Palace against the former to hold them down.

Yeah, if I have to pick someone I would say Chelsea as they can win against Wolves which more or less confirm their place.

Btw Chelsea home record is not good, they lost 5 league games out of 18, 6th best in the league. Since the restart, they have won 3/3.

Also one of the important factor is, Wolves have 1 week rest and had lot of time for preparation. Chelsea played against Manutd, they play vs Liverpool with only 2 days between games and then Wolves. Liverpool should also be fresh for this game.

Apparently Liverpool spent 1 million for the celebration, they havent lost at home in PL since 2017 or 2018, so would be very surprised if they lose the game vs Chelsea.
 

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Leicester are pathetic lately. I think Man U will absolutely smash them 5-1.

You’re a nice guy, monster. I like you. T̶h̶a̶t̶’̶s̶ ̶w̶h̶y̶ ̶I̶’̶m̶ ̶g̶o̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶k̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶y̶o̶u̶ ̶l̶a̶s̶t̶.̶ But two of my good mates are the most insufferable, stereotypical Asian Man Utd fans and for their sake I hope Man U fail to qualify for the CL. But like I said, I expect you’ll crush Leicester who are Lazio-level of trash right now.
 

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Leicester are pathetic lately. I think Man U will absolutely smash them 5-1.

You’re a nice guy, monster. I like you. T̶h̶a̶t̶’̶s̶ ̶w̶h̶y̶ ̶I̶’̶m̶ ̶g̶o̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶k̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶y̶o̶u̶ ̶l̶a̶s̶t̶.̶ But two of my good mates are the most insufferable, stereotypical Asian Man Utd fans and for their sake I hope Man U fail to qualify for the CL. But like I said, I expect you’ll crush Leicester who are Lazio-level of trash right now.

I don't know how much FIF believes in xG model, it actually showed that. They outperformed their xG(and xGA, xPts) by a lot in the first half of the season thanks to Vardy, Somehow they have sort of averaged it in the second half (again thanks to Vardy for not scoring)

Ricardo Pereira, Soyuncu, Chilwell, Maddison will all miss the game due to injuries/suspension. That's their first choice RB, LB, CB and AM. Fuchs their second choice LB will also miss the game.

If we somehow bottle it up then it will confirm the weak mentality of the players, something few ManUtd fans think.

I still can't believe we bottled it against Southampton, last kick of the game. If not, we would have qualified for CL so easily.

Every team will be gutted if they don't make the CL. We were in superb position and then we dropped points against Leicester, even now we have everything in our hands.

Leicester had 14 point lead on us and also around 21 better GD. Chelsea were in top 4 for almost all season. So every team will be gutted if they don't make it. Likewise for all 3, at least for Chelsea and Manutd there are lot of positives to build on for next season.
 

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Alright Leicester, you can do it. Go fuck Manu.
 

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Chelsea lost 5-3 to Liverpool so now Man Utd jump to 3rd with Chelsea in 4th due to having a worse GD and H2H.

Would be great to see Leicester beat Man Utd on the last day and qualify. Don't really care who qualifies out of Man Utd and Chelsea but I'd probably prefer the latter seeing as Man Utd decided to act like cunts with us when we tried extending Sanchez's loan for EL.
 

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Chelsea's GD is appalling. That defense... :lol:

Fat frank better fix that next season.
 

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Chelsea lost 5-3 to Liverpool so now Man Utd jump to 3rd with Chelsea in 4th due to having a worse GD and H2H.

Would be great to see Leicester beat Man Utd on the last day and qualify. Don't really care who qualifies out of Man Utd and Chelsea but I'd probably prefer the latter seeing as Man Utd decided to act like cunts with us when we tried extending Sanchez's loan for EL.

Yep. I hope Chelsea and Leicester take those last 2 CL places.

Chelsea have been inconsistent all season, but credit where it's due, Lampard has exceeded expectations to create a respectable and exciting side. Leicester too were great to watch until the break, but their recent form is so bad that it infuriates me as complete neutral.

I feel like what happened in the first 2/3rds of a season before the break was more reflective of merit than what has happened since after the break. I feel like what the teams showed during the normal part of the season was more indicative of who deserves CL, rather than this small sample size of fucking weird COVID-era football. Similar to Lazio/Milan e.g.

In this bizarre period, with Leicester shooting themselves in the head, and Man U hitting a rich vein of form since Bruno Fernandes' signing, all of a sudden it's back to insufferable Man U and Ole's at the wheel and all this shit. Nah, fuck em. They'll smash Leicester but I hope they miss top 4.
 

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Buffled by United's choking. These fuckers showed 79% less urgency than we do in important games.

2-2 Southampton and today this. On top of it they played horseshit.

And yet they have a very good chance to qualify for CL - must stay unbeaten by Leicester. Sounds tough but it's a pretty fair chance considering how much they fucked up lately.
 

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In this bizarre period, with Leicester shooting themselves in the head, and Man U hitting a rich vein of form since Bruno Fernandes' signing, all of a sudden it's back to insufferable Man U and Ole's at the wheel and all this shit. Nah, fuck em. They'll smash Leicester but I hope they miss top 4.

I'm afraid too that they will smash Leicester. But let's hope Leicester can show up and handle this game.

Ole getting hyped is similar to Pioli at Milan. They will come back to their level at some point.
 

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Those three clubs are behaving like they are competing for 5th place :D
 

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Will be interesting to see what happens on Sunday. Who of the three will get the prize of being 5th.
 

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Sunday is gonna be entertaining as hell, though unfortunately all the games are being played at 4pm, which I guess does make it more dramatic but we're going to miss out on the other games and the relegation battle too.

3 teams fighting for CL places and 3 teams fighting for survival, should be fun.
 

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even with a draw Lester can qualify if chelsea lose

Manu will wait til CL draw to find out if they will play Inter, until then no final decision on the future of Sanchez.
 

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even with a draw Lester can qualify if chelsea lose

Manu will wait til CL draw to find out if they will play Inter, until then no final decision on the future of Sanchez.

What CL draw? Next season's? We're not going to wait for that long. And it's not in their interests to keep him in any case. They are just power playing their position. We should do the same.
 

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The CL draw usually comes after the window closes.
 
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