Chelsea beat Southampton 6-0 in the Premier League


London. Arsenal and Manchester United lost and lost vital points in the fight for the top 4on Saturday for date 32 of the Premier League, on a day marked by Chelsea’s win against Southampton (6-0).

Timo Werner scored a brace in Chelsea's 6-0 thrashing of Southampton on matchday 32 of the Premier League.  Photo App

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Timo Werner scored a brace in Chelsea’s 6-0 thrashing of Southampton on matchday 32 of the Premier League. Photo App

The last place that gives access to the Champions League will continue this day occupied by Tottenham, regardless of what the Spurs on his visit to Aston Villa. Arsenal, which remained well established in the top 4 is going through a slump at the most inopportune time of the season, while United still can’t find the consistency needed to achieve the goal.

Two consecutive losses

The gunnersComing off a painful 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace on Monday, they lost again 2-1 on Saturday during Brighton’s visit to the Emirates Stadium.

The team from the south coast of England had gone seven games without a win (six losses and one draw) and had not scored a goal for a month (2-1 loss at Newcastle on March 5).

However, the Belgian Leandro Trossard first, at minute 28 and Enock Mwepu later at 67, scored two goals that silenced the fans. gunners.

“It’s been a tough week, especially today because we wanted a reaction,” Mikel Arteta told the BBC.

A goal by Gabriel Martinelli at minute 45+1 could have leveled the scoreboard just before the break, but it was annulled for offside. The Norwegian Martin Odegaard at 89 closed the gap too late to score.

“There are still many games to play but we have to worry about performance, especially in the first half,” warned Arteta.

Manchester United pull away

Manchester United, also in the fight for European places but with less room for error, was defeated 1-0 at Everton’s home in low hours.

Despite not having created much danger, the Candies they showed at least more determination than their rival.

Manchester United showed their best face in the first few minutes, with two Marcus Rashford chances blocked by Jordan Pickford.

But Frank Lampard’s players won the midfield battle and took advantage of their first approach to United’s box to score the only goal of the match, Anthony Gordon’s long shot being slightly deflected by Harry Maguire in the 27th minute.

“We depend on other results but as long as we continue without winning our games, we will never have a good result from the other teams,” the interim coach declared on the Los Angeles website. Red Devils about his team’s chances of qualifying for Europe.

With this result, the Candies They are still 17 but they open a bit of a gap (four points with one more game) over the first team in relegation, Burnley, who had beaten them last week (3-2). The Liverpool team tries to stay in the first category of English football, where it has remained since 1954.

Chelsea meet again

Chelsea, settled in a third position that is not in danger, paid against Southampton for the frustration after last defeats in the championship 4-1 against Brentford and in the Champions League on Wednesday against Real Madrid by 3-1.

With goals from Marcos Alonso at minute eight, Mason Mount at 16 and 54), Timo Werner at 21 and 49 and Kai Havertz at minute 31, the Blues They showed muscle against a lesser rival, in a victory that helps them recover feelings and morale ahead of the decisive second leg of the quarterfinals in championson Tuesday at the Santiago Bernabéu.

“The performance changed, the commitment and the discipline,” Chelsea’s manager told the BBC, referring to the last two results. “This is how we want to play and we finally found the answer, you can see it on the scoreboard.”

At the bottom of the table, Leeds beat Watford 3-0 and have now gone four consecutive games without losing, reinforcing their attempt to avoid relegation.

Raphinha’s goals at minute 21, Rodrigo Moreno at 73 and Jack Harrison at 85 did not find any response from the hornetsin serious trouble to achieve permanence.