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EPL: Chelsea confirms third place finish and Everton avoids relegation ahead of final match day

Chelsea and Leicester City played to a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.

Leicester City took the lead against the run of play in the first half thanks to James Maddison. In the sixth minute, the midfielder fired past Edouard Mendy from the edge of the box to give his team a 1-0 lead.

A few minutes later, the Blues attempted to respond, but Kasper Schmeichel tipped Chalobah's 30-yard strike over the bar. Despite being a goal down, the hosts took control of the ball and continued to put pressure on Leicester City's defence.

Chelsea's constant pressure eventually paid off when Marcos Alonso volleyed home a volley from Reece James' cross to tie the game at halftime.

Christian Pulisic had a chance to put the Blues ahead in the second half, but he failed to score from eight yards out after being left unmarked. Despite having the majority of possession and chances, the home team was forced to settle for a draw after 90 minutes.

As things stand, Everton has secured their place in the English Premier League for next season after a 3:2 comeback victory over Crystal Palace, while the Blues have secured third place ahead of Matchday 38.

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