The race for the top 4 is still on in EPL to secure a place in the next season of the UEFA Champions League. Liverpool has won the EPL and thus have registered their place in UCL season 2020-21. Whereas Manchester City has also secured 2nd place and has qualified for UCL, but the race for the remaining two spots is still on. Chelsea, Leicester City, Wolves, and Manchester United are four contenders for 2 remaining spots. Chelsea is in the 3rd position with 60 points whereas Leicester City is in 4th position with 59 points. Whereas Manchester United is still struggling to get into the top 4. United played a draw against Southampton on Monday, by the end of the match score was 2-2.
Obafemi’s equalizer affected United’s top 4 dream
As the match ended up as a draw four different players scored the goals, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial scored for United, whereas Stuart Armstrong and Michael Obafemi scored for Southampton. Stuart Armstrong broke the deadlock as he scored the first goal for Southampton in the 12th minute of the match. English striker Rashford scored the equalizer in the 20th minute, Antony Martial scored the second for United making the score 2-1. By the end of the second half, the home team that is Manchester United were leading 2-1. Somehow Southampton managed to equalize, thanks to Obafemi’s equalizer in the injury time. Irish striker scored a goal at 90+6 minutes.
Next few matches to decide the top 4
The top 4 spots will be decided after a few upcoming matches will be played. Chelsea will play Norwich City on Wednesday, whereas Wolves will face Burnley in an away fixture. Leicester City will play Sheffield United at their home on Thursday. Manchester United still have hopes to qualify for UCL will be facing Crystal Palace in an away fixture.