Manchester United clinched a spot within the subsequent 12 months’s Champions League match after Erik ten Hag’s males triumphed in a powerful 4-1 victory in opposition to an inefficient Chelsea.
The Dutchman has led the Crimson Devils to Carabao Cup glory and subsequent month’s FA Cup closing throughout a promising first season that regarded sure to finish in a top-four end till a current wobble.
However Ten Hag has righted the ship and United secured a return to European soccer’s high desk with a recreation to spare as Casemiro, Anthony Martial, Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford scored in opposition to toothless Chelsea.
This was a club-record sixteenth defeat in a 38-match Premier League season for Frank Lampard’s Blues, who noticed a nasty early Mykhailo Mudryk miss punished by a sixth-minute Casemiro header.
Additional, Chelsea’s possibilities went begging throughout the night, together with the miss by Conor Gallagher in first-half stoppage time, adopted by Martial scoring.
Bruno Fernandes’ penalty and substitute Marcus Rashford’s aim – his thirtieth of the season in all competitions – wrapped up a victory that was solely dampened by Antony’s exit on a stretcher and a late Joao Felix comfort.