Midweek Football Review

Some upsets!

Carabao Cup 3rd Round

Man City 6 vs. 1 Wycombe

Hanlan scored the first goal of the game in the 22nd minute to give Wycombe a surprise lead. It only seemed to wake City up and De Bruyne equalised in the 29th minute. Mahrez and Foden scored right before half time to make it 3-1. Mahrez, Torres and Palmer scored in the 2nd half to complete the win for City and progress to the next round. Simple.

Watford 1 vs. 3 Stoke City

Powell gave Stoke the lead in the 25th minute with Watford on the back foot. Fletcher equalised in the 61st minute for Watford but Stoke had other plans. Clucas, and Tymon scored in the final 10 minutes fo the game to get Stoke into the next round.

Fulham 0 (5) vs. (6) 0 Leeds

Leeds beat Fulham on penalties after a 0-0 game. Neither team was able to score over regular time but Leeds managed to score more penalties to go through. 

Burnley 4 vs. 1 Rochdale

Beesley scored in the 47th minute to give Rochdale a surprise lead in the 2nd half. The goal woke Burnley up and Jay Rodriguez scored 4 goals over the rest of the half to give Burnley a 4-1 win. Burnley continue to get wins in the Carabao Cup as they progress to the next round.

Norwich 0 vs. 3 Liverpool

Minamino scored in the 4th minute to give Liverpool the lead at Norwich. Origi scored in the 50th minute and Minamino got a 2nd in the 80th minute. A comprehensive win for Liverpool that takes them to the next round while Norwich can now focus on the league, and winning a game there.

Sheffield United 2 (2) vs. (4) 2 Southampton

Enda Stevens gave Sheffield United the lead in the 8th but Diallo equalised for Southampton in the 23rd minute. Salisu gave Southampton the lead in the 53rd minute but McBurnie equalised for Sheffield United in the 66th minute. The game ended in a draw and Southampton won the game on penalties. 

Brentford 7 vs. 0 Oldham Athletic

Brentford continue their positive start to the season as they put seven past Oldham. Forss got 4 goals, Wissa got 2, and Diarra scored an own goal. Brentford move on to the next round with a big win. 

Queens Park Rangers 2 (8) vs. (7) 2 Everton

Austin scored in the 18th minute to give QPR the lead. Digne equalised for Everton in the 30th minute. Austin regained the lead for QPR in the 34th minute. Townsend equalised for Everton in the 47th minute. The game went to penalties and after 6 perfect penalties QPR managed to score two more and Everton missed one to send the home team through. 

Brighton 2 vs. 0 Swansea

Connolly scored two goals in the first half to give Brighton a good lead and the Seagulls managed the game well for the win. Swansea had no reply.

Millwall 0 vs. 2 Leicester

Lookman scored in the 50th minute and Iheanacho scored right before full time to seal a good win for the foxes. 

Wolverhampton 2 (2) vs. (3) 2 Tottenham

Ndombele scored in the 14th minute to give Spurs the lead. Kane got a 2nd for Spurs in the 23rd minute. Dendoncker got one back for Wolves in the 38th minute and Podence equalised for Wolves in the 58th minute. The game headed to penalties where Spurs won it and progressed to the next round.

Man United 0 vs. 1 West Ham

Lanzini scored in the 9th minute to give West Ham the lead. United had several shots but none found West Ham’s goal and United were not able to rely on their individual brilliance because none were on the pitch. A good win for West Ham.

Arsenal 3 vs. 0 Wimbeldon

Lacazette scored a penalty in the 11th minute to give Arsenal the lead. Smith Rowe scored in the 77th minute and Nketiah scored in the 80th minute complete the win for Arsenal. The Gunners progress to the next round. 

La Liga MW 6

Atletico beat Getafe 1-2, Sevilla beat Valencia 3-1, Villarreal beat Elche 4-1, Real Madrid beat Mallorca 6-1, and Barcelona are yet to play. Real Madrid sit two points clear at the top of the table after a big win. Atletico sit 2nd with Sevilla 3rd and Valencia 4th. Sevilla have a game in hand. Villarreal move up to 11th. Barcelona sit 8th with two games in hand. Barcelona going through some issues on and off the pitch but the rest of La Liga is turning out to be a fun race. Ancelotti for sure has got Real Madrid firing. 

Serie MW 5

Inter beat Fiorentina 1-3, Atalanta beat Sassuolo 2-1, Juventus beat Spezia 2-3 to get their first win of the season, Milan beat Venezia 2-0. Napoli, Lazio, and Roma are yet to play. Inter and Milan stay top of the table while Napoli can go top with a win. Atalanta sit 4th and Roma sit 5th. Lazio are 8th while Juventus move up to 13th in the table. The race is an interesting one in Italy. 

Ligue MW 7

Monaco beat St.Etienne 3-1, Lille beat Reims 2-1, PSG left it late to beat Metz 1-2, Lyon beat Troyes 3-1, and Marseille drew with Angers 0-0. PSG go 7 points clear at the top of the table with Marseille sitting 2nd with a game in hand. Angers and Lens sit 3rd and 4th. Lyon sit 6th, Monaco move up to 13th while Lille sit 14th. Ligue 1 is all but over and Messi hasn’t even scored yet as PSG manage 7 wins in 7. 

Euro 2020 Round of 16 Day 1 Review

Two great games to start off!

Wales 0 vs. 4 Denmark

Wales started this game off well as they put pressure on Denmark but the Danes grew into the game. The first goal came in the 27th minute as Dolberg made space outside the box and curled in a beautiful effort. The 2nd goal came in the 48th minute after a poor clearance from Neco Williams found Dolberg in the box and he smashed it to double the lead. Denmark held onto the lead as Wales offered very little in return. Maehle then made it 3 in the 88th minute while Braithwaite sealed the win with a 4th in the 94th minute. It was massive win for Denmark in a professional manner as they move onto the quarter-finals. The major difference between the Danes and Wales was that the Welsh got caught in the emotion. After going a goal down Wales felt deflated and they began to lose their head as the game went on. No one could really cope with the pressure and bar Bale who also lost his head there was no leader to grab them and pull them through. Wales will be back in the World Cup but Denmark showed what it takes to win.

Italy 2 vs. 1 Austria

Over 90 minutes this game was dominated by one team and that was Austria. Italy stayed strong defensively as the defence and Donnarumma made some good blocks and saves. Austria did manage to score in regular time but Arnautovic was ruled offside. As the game went into extra time the first goal came in the 95th minute as Chiesa off the bench made it 1-0 for Italy with a fantastic shot. Pessina did the same in the 105th minute but from the left hand side to make it 2-0. Kalajdzic got one back for Austria in the 114th minute with a brilliant header at the near post but Italy held on for the win. Italy won’t play as poorly as they did in this game for the rest of the Euros but they held on and thats whats needed for potential champions. Austria fought hard but the depth and quality available to Italy was far superior. 

Sheffield United vs. Chelsea MW 23 Preview

Another tough game!

Chelsea travel to Sheffield United for MW 23 of the Premier League season on Sunday night. Sheffield United still bottom of the table have 3 wins this season all coming over the last 5 games. The Blades have finally managed to pick up some form but still find themselves 12 points from safety with a mountain to climb. Last season Sheffield United were one of the surprise teams that did well just missing out on Europa League football. This season a very poor start has found them well off the pace and that could be due to multiple reasons. One factor that has played a part in Sheffield United’s poor form has been the absence of fans due to Covid. Sheffield United one of the smaller clubs is very much driven by the backing they have both home and away. Playing the defensive football that play can be tough if their isn’t a full stadium cheering you on. So with 16 games to go they look to pull off a miracle this season and stay up. 

Chelsea go into this game having beaten Spurs 0-1 in the last game. It was a game in which the Blues dominated the 1st half and managed to see out the 2nd without any real threat coming their way. It’s been a positive start under Tuchel and the players along with the manager will want to continue that. The football has been quick and the pressing has been intense but if there is one criticism I have of Chelsea at the moment it is the lack of finishing up front. The fact is that after all the dominance we have had and all the chances we have created we have only scored 3 goals. 2 by defenders and 1 penalty. Now granted Burnley and Spurs did sit back and make it hard and there was little space but still we could have scored way more. It has been a problem since the 17/18 season, we tend to create so much but finish only a fraction of those chances. That is one area that I want Chelsea to show improvement in. The players are playing well all that is missing are the goals. 

Chelsea Team Preview

Tuchel has a fully fit squad to select from apart from Silva who was injured in the last game and I expect there to be some rotation but not a lot since we do play Barnsley in our next game. Mendy should start in goal and I actually think that we might switch to a back four for this game. Reece James and Chilwell as the full backs with Zouma and Rudiger as the centre backs. Mount and Kovacic should start in the midfield with Havertz playing right behind Werner as the striker. Hudson-Odoi and Ziyech should start as the wingers. Of course it’s really anyones guess when it comes to Tuchel because he likes tweaking the formation and the lineup so this is more of a personal choice than anything else. Sheffield United will be expecting us to start with a back three and playing a back four could surprise them and give us an advantage. 

Sheffield United Team Preview

Sheffield United will be without Ethan Ampadu who is on loan from Chelsea and has been playing really well for them but other than that the players should be available. Sheffield United should use their patented 3 at the back formation and with some key players back they still pose a threat. Sharp has been important in recent weeks while the likes of Lundstram and Fleck can always cause problems. Its going to be a tough task to break this team down. 

Starting XI Prediction 

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It’s yet another game for Chelsea in which we have to break 5 man defence to score and hopefully we have gotten better at it and win convincingly. It’s going to be tough but nothing good ever came easy. COME ON CHELSEA!!!

Chelsea vs. Luton Town FA Cup 4th Round Preview

We go again!

Chelsea welcome 13th placed Championship club Luton Town at Stamford Bridge on Sunday for the 4th round of the FA Cup. Luton sit 6 points from 7th at the moment as they stand an outside shot at making a play off place. Luton have gone through a resurgence in recent years as they were promoted from League Two in 17/18. In 18/19 they gained a second successive promotion to enter the Championship from League One and have since remained there. This season Luton have won 9 drawn 6 and lost 10 in the league. Luton beat Reading 1-0 in the last round and have since won 1 and lost 2 of their games. 

Chelsea go into this game having beat Morecambe 4-0 in the last round. We then went on to beat Fulham but lost to Leicester during the week with the pressure back on Lampard after a short reprieve. It’s safe to say that Chelsea go into this game in a cloud of rumours, and bad reviews with the team having put in another lacklustre performance against Leicester and looking out of it. The press conference on Friday saw Lampard come out swinging as he pulled no punches and reiterated his desire to turn it around. Lampard was asked a quiet nonsensical question about when he thought the new signings would reach their potential. The question really had no answer and the journalist himself got flustered after asking it. Lampard then asserted himself when asked about player confidence as he criticised journalists for writing articles that would obviously damage any players morale and a certain confirmation bias used when writing them. Lampard’s defending his players and no one can really blame him for that and if journalists can write such scathing pieces about players and managers then they should know that it can reach the point when a the player or manager answers back. There weren’t any other major questions asked but quotes in the embargoed section have Lampard speaking about just winning games for now and showing the drive and hunger in game. Lampard has also defended Kai Havertz once again and said that he will be a top player without a doubt but needs time. 

Chelsea Team Preview

Kepa should return in goal for this game and I expect, Rudiger and Christensen to also feature as the centre backs. Azpilicueta and Emerson should start as the full backs. I would actually switch to a more simple 4-2-3-1 for this game with Gilmour and Kova as the two CDM’s. Pulisic, Havertz, and Hudson-Odoi to play behind Werner. Just something different and really if those front 4 can’t finish goals I don’t know what will at this club. The 4-3-3 isn’t working at the moment and literally a minor tweak can switch things up. We could also play a 4-4-2 with Giroud and Werner up front but I think that less plausible. Chelsea as usual will have plenty of possession so we shouldn’t really need that extra player in midfield. 4 quality players should be enough to break the lines and finish off chances. We had a strong lineup against Morecambe and we should have the same in this game as we look to continue to game momentum. 

Luton Town Team Preview

Luton under their manager Nathan Jones are quiet flexible when it comes to formations. I think for this game they will stick with a 3-5-2 of sorts to sit back and defend and counter when given the opportunity. Dewsbury-Hall a loan player from Leicester is one to keep an eye on in the midfield while James Collins is their top scorer with 9 goals this season. Luton don’t seem to score many or concede many so it is set up to be a smash and grab type of game. 

Starting XI Prediction


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Chelsea and Lampard just need to get the results, but hopefully we can field some of our starters in this game and the attack can continue to form chemistry for the next few games. COME ON CHELSEA!!!

Arsenal vs. Chelsea MW 15 Preview

Big London Derby!

Chelsea travel to the Emirates on Boxing day as we take on 15th placed Arsenal with the gunners 4 points above the relegation zone and winless in the league since November 1st. Arsenal have been in really poor form this season having won only 4 of their 14 games and lost 8 of them. The poor results have kept on coming and while the fans begin to voice their concerns it seems like Arteta is here to stay regardless. The FA Cup win and win against United in the league seems like distant memories for a team that has nothing going for them at the moment and Arteta seems to have no clue how to fix it. They have scored only 12 goals in the league while conceding 18 so they are neither conceding goals but they aren’t scoring them either and that’s allowing teams to pick them off with a goal or two. 

Chelsea go into this game sitting 5th in the table and win could see us go 2nd in the table if results elsewhere go our way. We were able to end a run of two defeats with a hard fought win against West Ham on Monday and now we head into another London derby. The first step to progress is to accept where one can improve and for Chelsea that area is when we face struggling teams. Too many a times do we come up against teams in poor form and give them a needless win which is then followed by more poor form. It happened with Wolves more recently and now Arsenal turn up and the Chelsea of old would give Arsenal an out of context win but we cannot let that happen. We have a week of rest and we have a strong set of players that are well ahead of Arsenal’s and we should be winning this game. It’s a London derby and that brings a certain fire to the game but Lampard and Chelsea will be more than up for it. 

Chelsea Team Preview

Chelsea might be without Reece James and Ben Chilwell who suffered injuries last week. The two are set to come back soon but maybe this game could be too soon. According to Lampard Ziyech will not be available either which is a slight downer. The rest of the squad should be available and fit to play. Mendy will keep his place in goal with Azpilicueta and Emerson as the full backs. Zouma and Silva should continue as the centre backs. Kante, and Mount will most likely continue in their midfield roles but Havertz should replace Jorginho. Kovacic could play in the Havertz’s place though with the German making an impact from the bench. Pulisic and Werner should be our wingers with Giroud replacing Tammy up front to keep things fresh. There should be plenty of depth on the bench to cause damage with potentially Havertz, Kova, Jorginho, Tammy, Gilmour, and Hudson-Odoi all available. From minute 1 Chelsea need to stamp their authority on the game and be clinical in front of goal and with our chances. If it were up to me though I would play Pulisic, Hudson-Odoi, and Werner as the front three. That is a pacy force that any team will find hard to handle. 

Arsenal Team Preview

Partey is out, with Aubameyang and Martinelli also doubts for the game. Xhaka and Gabriel are back after suspensions due to red cards they received in previous games. Leno should return to goal after missing the Carabao Cup game while the 3 at the back should be Gabriel, Luiz, and Tierney. Maitland-Niles and Saka should continue as the wing backs with Ceballos and El-Neny in midfield. Pepe and willian should play either side of Lacazette. Arsenal and Arteta have their defensive style of football and they like to sit back and counter and while that may make Chelsea find creative avenues to beat them the defensive block should be broken down. Willian and Pepe can always be a threat while Lacazette is a good striker regardless of current form. 

Starting XI Prediction

Chelsea and Arsenal is always a great game just because there are always narratives around it. From having Wenger and Mourinho at one point to now having Lampard and Arteta there are many moving threads to pick from. Top of the table clashes to a team fighting for the top 4 and a team trying to survive relegation. It’s going to be a fun game but as a Chelsea fan Chelsea have to take this game by collar and get a good win against Arsenal. It is time to end this tendency to help out charity cases and start pushing towards the top. COME ON CHELSEA!!!

Weekend Football Review

Some big wins!

Premier League MW 32

Aston Villa 0 vs. 1 Wolverhampton

In what was a tightly contested game Wolves came out with three points thanks to a brilliant team goal in the 62nd minute finished off by Dendoncker. The win moves Wolves into 5th 3 points above Man United and 2 behind Chelsea. Villa remain 19th in the table and in the relegation zone on goal difference but the teams around them still have to play their games. 

Watford 1 vs. 3 Southampton

Ings scored in the 16th minute to give Southampton the lead and Ings doubled that lead in the 70th minute. Bednarek scored an own goal in the 79th minute to give Watford some hope but Ward-Prowse made it 3 for Southampton in the 82nd minute. Southampton move into 13th and 3 points from 10th while Watford remain 16th in the table but the teams around them still need to play. 

Crystal Palace 0 vs. 1 Burnley

These two teams were fighting it out to decide who would enter the top 10 and Burnley came out winners as Mee scored the solitary goal in the 62nd minute to seal three points. Palace drop down to 11th with the loss while Burnley climb up to 8th level on points with Tottenham.

FA Cup Quarter-Finals

Norwich 1 vs. 2 Man United

In current form United were clear favourites to win this game but Ole rotated the squad and it showed that United clearly lacked depth. Norwich defended well and kept the scoreline 0-0 at half time. Ighalo finally gave United the lead in the 51st minute but Norwich grew into the game after the goal. Cantwell then scored a brilliant leveller in the 75th minute. Klose was sent off for Norwich in the 88th minute as it put the Canaries under more pressure. The home team defended well deep into extra time as it looked like penalties were a possibility. It was not meant to be though as Maguire snuck in a winner in the 118th minute. 

Sheffield United 1 vs. 2 Arsenal

A much more even game than the others as both teams had poor form going into the game. Arsenal dominated play for large parts but never really found the final pass as Sheffield stayed strong. Pepe finally managed to give Arsenal the lead via the penalty spot in the 25th minute. Sheffield United finally began to dominate the game in the final 20 minutes and equalised thanks to McGoldrick in the 87th minute. Ceballos though had other plans as he scored the winner for Arsenal in the 91st minute. 

Newcastle 0 vs 2 Man City

De Bruyne scored  a penalty in the 37th minute and Sterling made it 2 in the 68th minute as City got a comfortable win against Newcastle. Newcastle did play well though and there were passages of play to be happy about for Bruce and team. 

La Liga MW 32

Sevilla 1 vs. 1 Valladolid

Kiko gave Valladolid the lead int he 25th minute and it looked like the away team would manage to hold on for 3 points. Ocampos though converted a penalty in the 83rd minute to manage a point for Sevilla. Sevilla remain 4th 2 points above 5th while Valladolid move into 14th on goal difference. 

Bilbao 3 vs. 1 Mallorca

Garcia scored a penalty and Sancet scored a 2nd to give Bilbao a 2-0 lead in the 1st half. Budimir got one back for Mallorca in the 70th minute via a penalty but Villalibre sealed the three points for the home team in the 91st minute. Bilbao move into 9th while Mallorca remain 18th and 8 points from safety. 

Celta Vigo 2 vs. 2 Barcelona

Celta Vigo fought hard for a point against Barcelona as the away team continued to drop points in recent games. Suarez gave Barcelona the lead in the 20th minute but Smolov equalised for Celta in the 50th minute. Suarez regained the lead for Barcelona in the 67th minute but Aspas stole a point for Celta in the 88th minute with a clutch goal. Celta drop down into 17th but remain 8 points above the relegation zone while Barcelona remain 2nd but now 2 points behind Real Madrid. 

Osasuna 2 vs. 1 Leganes

Gallego gave Osasuna the lead in the 9th minute while Leganes equalised in the 50th minute thanks to Aviles. Gallego though turned up with a late winner in the 97th minute to seal 3 points for the home team. Osasuna remain 11th while Leganes remain 19th and 9 points from safety. 

Atletico Madrid 2 vs. 1 Alaves

Saul gave Atletico the lead in the 59th minute and Diego Costa converted a penalty in the 73rd minute to give Atletico a 2-0 lead. Joselu scored a penalty in the 93rd minute for Alaves but it made no difference. Atletico remain 3rd 11 points behind Barcelona while Alaves drop down to 16th with the loss. 

Levante 4 vs. 2 Real Betis

Betis just can’t find any form as Levante thrashed them 4-2 at home. Mayoral and Bardhi scored in the 1st half to give Levante a 2-0 lead. Nogales and Rochina then scored in the 2nd half to make it 4-0. Canales and Juanmi got 2 goals back for Betis but the damage had been done. Levante remain 12th in the table but open up a 4 point gap between themselves and Real Betis who remain 13th. 

Villarreal 2 vs. 0 Valencia

Alcacer scored in the 1st half and Moreno in the 2nd as Villarreal comfortably dispatched of Valencia. Villarreal are now just 3 points from 4th while Valencia remain 8th in the table. 

Granada 1 vs. 2 Eibar

Blasis gave Eibar the lead in the 16th minute while Soldado equalised for Granada in the 48th minute. Kike then restored the lead for Eibar in the 69th minute and also sealed all three points. Granada drop into 10th with the loss while Eibar move into 15th with the win. 

Espanyol 0 vs. 1 Real Madrid

Casemiro scored in the 46th minute of the 1st half thanks to a brilliant assist from Benzema to give Real the lead. The away team held on for much of the day as Espanyol had no answer. Espanyol remain bottom and 10 points from safety while Real go to the top and sit 2 points clear. 

Getafe 2 vs. 1 Real Sociedad

Mata scored a penalty in the 20th minute to give Getafe the lead. Januzaj got one back for Sociedad in the 56th minute but Mata scored the winner in the 83rd minute to seal the three points. Getafe finally end their poor form as they remain 5th but now 2 points from 4th while Real Sociedad continue to drop down the table but remain 7th for now. 

Serie MW 28

Juventus 4 vs. 0 Lecce

Dybala, Ronaldo, Higuain, and De Ligt all scored as Juventus ran out comfortable winners against Lecce. The win keeps Juventus 4 points clear at the top of the table while Lecce remain 18th and a point from safety. 

Brescia 2 vs. 2 Genoa

Donnarumma scored in the 10th minute and Semprini in the 13th minute to give Brescia a 2-0 lead. Falque though scored a penalty in the 38th minute and Pinamonti scored another penalty in the 70th minute to seal a point for Brescia. Brescia move one place up into 19th as they remain 8 points from safety while Genoa remain 17th and a point above the relegation zone. 

Cagliari 4 vs. 2 Torino

Nandez, Simeone , and Nainggolan scored the first three goals for Cagliari as they took an impressive lead. Bremer and Belotti got two back for Torino in the 2nd half to give the away side hope but Pedro scored a penalty in the 69th minute to seal the three points. Cagliari remain 10th in the table while Torino remain 13th. 

Lazio 2 vs. 1 Fiorentina

Ribery gave Fiorentina the lead in the 25th minute but Lazio posted a comeback in the 2nd half. Immobile equalised for Lazio in the 67th minute via a penalty and Alberto got the winner in the 83rd minute. Lazio remain 2nd and 4 points behind Juventus while Fiorentina remain 14th in the table. 

AC Milan 2 vs. 0 AS Roma

Milan got a big 2-0 win against Roma as Rebic and Calhanoglu got goals late in the 2nd half. Milan remain 7th 3 points behind 6th while Roma remain 5th but now 9 points from 4th. 

Napoli 3 vs. 1 SPAL

Mertens gave Napoli the lead in the 4th minute but Petagna equalised for SPAL in the 29th minute. Callejon and Younes then scored goals in the 2nd half to seal the win for Napoli. Napoli remain 6th 12 points from the top four while SPAL drop down to 20th. 

Sampdoria 1 vs. 2 Bologna

Barrow and Orsolini gave Bologna the lead late in the 2nd half while Bonazzoli got one back for Sampdoria in the 88th minute. Sampdoria remain 16th and a point above the relegation zone while Bologna remain 11th. 

Udinese 2 vs. 3 Atalanta

Atalanta never have a boring game as they fought hard for 3 points against Udinese. Zapata gave Atalanta the lead in the 9th minute while Lasagna equalised for the home team in the 31st minute. Muriel then got 2 goals late on to give Atalanta a comfortable lead but Lasagna got another goal in the 87th minute to set up a nervy ending. Udinese remain 15th in the table while Atalanta remain 4th but 9 points clear of 5th. 

Sassuolo 3 vs. 3 Verona

This game took a dramatic turn in the 2nd half as goals came flying in. Lazovic gave Verona the lead in the 51st minute before Boga equalised for Sassuolo in the 53rd minute. Stepinski restored Verona’s lead in the 57th minute and Pessina made it 1-3 for Verona in the 68th minute. Boga got one back for Sassuolo in the 77th minute to make it 2-3 and Rogerio scored a late equaliser in the 97th minute. Sassuolo remain 12th while Verona move one place up into 8th. 

Parma 1 vs. 2 Inter Milan

Gervinho gave Parma the lead in the 15th minute as Inter posted a late comeback in the final 10 minutes to win the game. Kucka was sent off for Parma in the 84th minute and De Vrij grabbed the equaliser soon after. Bastoni then scored the winner in the 87th minute for Conte and team. Parma drop down to 9th while Inter remain 3rd 4 points behind Lazio.

Bundesliga MW 34

Union Berlin 3 vs. 0 Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf had to win this game to make the relegation playoffs but Union Berlin turned up for their final game of the season as Ujah, Gentner, and Abdullahi scored goals to relegate Dusseldorf. Union finish the season in 11th while Dusseldorf drop down to 17th and get relegated. 

Monchengladbach 2 vs. 1 Hertha Berlin

Monchengladbach had to win this game to maintain their 4th place finish and they did just that as Hofmann and Embolo scored to make it 2-0. Ibisevic got one goal back for Hertha in the 91st minute but it made no difference. Monchengladbach finish 4th and will play Champions League football next season as Hertha end their season in 10th. 

Wolfsburg 0 vs. 4 Bayern Munich

Wolfsburg had to win this game to keep their 6th place position but Bayern are unbeatable and Coman, Cuisance, Lewandowski and Muller made sure that they ended the season with a win. The loss saw Wolfsburg drop down into 7th and miss the Europa League while Bayern end the season with 82 points sitting 13 points clear. 

Frankfurt 3 vs. 2 Paderborn

A bit of a nothing game as Paderborn went down fighting in their final Bundesliga game. Rode scored in the 9th minute to give Frankfurt the lead while Silva and Dost added two more to make it 3-0 by the 52nd minute. Drager and Michel scored to give Paderborn some hope but Frankfurt held on. Frankfurt end the season in 9th as Paderborn go back down with only 20 points to their name. 

Werder Bremen 6 vs. 1 Koln

Werder Bremen needed to win to make the relegation play off and they did in emphatic fashion. Osako scored 2, while Rashica, Fullkrug, and Klaassen made it 5-0 by the 55th minute. Drexler got one back for Koln in the 62nd minute but Sargent made it 6-1 in the 68th minute to end the game on the home teams terms. Werder Bremen jump into 16th and make the play offs while Koln end the season in 14th. 

Freiburg 4 vs. 0 Schalke

Waldschmidt scored 2, while Schmid and Holer added the other two as Freiburg comfortably won on the final day against Schalke. Freiburg finish in the season in 8th while Schalke end the season in dismal form as they drop all the way down to 12th.

Leverkusen 1 vs. 0 Mainz

Leverkusen had to win to stand any chance of making Champions League football but they also needed Monchengladbach to lose which they didn’t. Volland scored in the 2nd minute of the game to seal the win for Leverkusen but the home team will end the season in 5th and be playing Europa League football next season. Mainz end the season in 13th. 

Dortmund 0 vs. 4 Hoffenheim

Hoffenheim had to win if they wanted to make 7th and Dortmund decided to not turn up as they got thrashed 0-4 on the final day. Kramaric scored all 4 goals for Hoffenheim as they away team finished 7th in the league and made the Europa League for next season. Dortmund end the season in 2nd and 13 points away from Bayern.

Augsburg 1 vs. 2 Leipzig

Werner scored in the 28th minute to give Leipzig the lead and become their all time top goalscorer in his final game for the club. Vargas got one back for Augsburg in the 72nd minute but Werner got his 2nd in the 80th minute to seal the win for Leipzig. Augsburg finish the season in 16th while Leipzig end the season in 3rd.