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How Chelsea And Juventus Nearly Missed UCL Slot

Football fans would have missed their favorite English giant, Chelsea FC and the Old Ladies of Italian football, Juventus in the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions league season but match day 38 changed everything.

While Chelsea secured the fourth position with 67 points and Juventus also garnered 78 points to also secure the fourth position, both teams trailed the 5th positions by 1 point. Results of EPL match day 38 is below;

Arsenal 2 - 0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Aston Villa 2 - 1 Chelsea

Fulham 0 - 2 Newcastle United

Leeds United 3 - 1 West Bromwich Albion

Leicester City 2 - 4 Tottenham Hotspur

Liverpool 2 - 0 Crystal Palace

Manchester City 5 - 0 Everton

Sheffield United 1 - 0 Burnley

West Ham United 3 - 0 Southampton

Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 2 Manchester United

The results of match day 38 of the Italian Serie A is as shown;

Inter 5 - 1 Udinese

Atalanta 0 - 2 AC Milan

Bologna 1 - 4 Juventus

Napoli 1 - 1 Verona

Sassuolo 2 - 0 Lazio

Spezia 2 - 2 Roma

Torino 1 - 1 Benevento

While Leicester city needed a win to secure a fourth position, their loss to Tottenham Hotspurs made them drop and gave Chelsea an opportunity in the Champions league.

In Italian Seria A, Napoli also needed a win to secure the fourth position but their draw with Verona gave juventus a place in the Champions league.

Chelsea has won the UCL once in 2011/2012 season while Juventus also won the 1984/85 season and the 1994/95 season.

By: Nana Gyasi | Radio 1 | Ghana

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