Manchester City were made to wait to secure the Premier League title after falling to a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium.

Raheem Sterling gave City the lead a minute before half time and Sergio Aguero had a chance to double the lead from the spot, but his chipped penalty was saved. Chelsea made them pay as Hakim Ziyech levelled before Marcos Alonso won it deep in stoppage time.

Manchester United secured Champions League football for next season as they came from behind to beat Aston Villa. Bertrand Traore had give Villa the lead at half time, but as they have done so often United stepped up a gear in the second half.

A Bruno Fernandes penalty and goals from Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani turned the game around and gave United the three points. Villa ended the game with 10 men after Ollie Watkins was sent off for a second yellow card.

United’s Champions League place was then confirmed later on Sunday as West Ham United lost at home to Everton.

League One- mixed results on final day

Wigan Athletic and Rochdale went into the final day of the League One season already knowing their fates, but their games still produced plenty of drama.

Rochdale knew they would be playing in League Two next season but signed off in style with a 3-0 win at MK Dons thanks to goals from Aaron Morley, Jimmy Keohane and Stephen Humphrys.

Wigan had already secured their survival but fell to a dramatic 4-3 defeat against another club already relegated, Swindon Town. Remarkably all seven goals came in the second half, with Curtis Tilt breaking the deadlock for Wigan.

A brace from Will Keane either side of a goal from Scott Twine made it 3-1, but a twist in the tale came midway through the half when Tilt was shown a straight red card. 

Hallam Hope pulled one back for Swindon before Tyler Smith levelled in the 90th minute. Twine then got his second of the game in the third minute of added time to give the visitors a dramatic victory

League Two- promotion joy for Bolton

Bolton Wanderers secured automatic promotion after a 4-1 win at Crawley Town. Antoni Sarcevic got the scoring going for the visitors, with Oladapo Afolayan doubling the lead and ensuring Wanderers went into the break in front.

Eion Doyle and Lloyd Isgrove made it four before Crawley grabbed a late consolation through Davide Rodari. Bolton finished third and secured an immediate return to League One.

Salford City missed out on the play-offs despite a 3-0 win over Leyton Orient. Robbie Gotts and a brace from Brandon Thomas-Asante gave the hosts the win they needed, however they missed out on the play-offs after Forest Green Rovers beat Oldham Athletic 3-0.

Women’s Super League- win but no title for City

Manchester City claimed victory over West Ham United on the final day of the Women’s Super League season but missed out on the title after Chelsea thrashed Reading.

Ellen White got the only goal of the game with 15 minutes to go, either side of Sam Mewis and Rose Lavelle both had penalties saved. 

Manchester United ended their league season with a 2-0 win over Everton thanks to goals from Ella Toone and Kirsty Hanson. Both Manchester sides matched last season’s finishes of second and fourth respectively.

Performance of The Week

To say Bolton Wanderers’ 2019-20 season was a nightmare would be a massive understatement. A season which began with the club pushed to the brink of liquidation ended with them being relegated to the fourth tier.

Their start to this season was not promising, but since Ian Evatt took over as manager he has transformed the club’s fortunes and Wanderers secured a fully deserved promotion in style with a comfortable away win.

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