Leeds United remain in the Premier League relegation zone with two games left to play after Chelsea thrash them 3-0. Chelsea’s win sealed their Champions League spot. Mason Mount scored the game’s opening goal with a lovely first-time effort from outside the box from Reece James’ cut-back at the end of a nice passing move.
Chelsea beat Ten-man Leeds United to return to Winning Ways
Leeds United had one of their players sent off the pitch to reduce them to ten men making the situation worse for them. Daniel James was sent off for a dangerous high tackle on Mateo Kovacic, who had to be replaced. They later became the first team to ever receive 100 yellow or red cards in a Premier League season. Christian Pulisic slotted Mount’s pass into the bottom corner from 20 yards.
Romelu Lukaku was on the score shit again. The Belgian who earlier had a goal disallowed scored the third goal that the Blues’ dominance deserved as he took his time to hold off three defenders and smash home. Leeds offered very little and their hopes of staying up are out of their hands. They are behind 17th-placed Burnley on goal difference but the Clarets have a game in hand.
Chelsea only needs to beat one of Leicester or Watford – or hope Tottenham does not win all three remaining games – to clinch a place in next season’s Champions League. But for now, their focus turns to Saturday’s FA Cup final against Liverpool.