By defeating Chelsea (4-1) on Thursday, Manchester United secured its qualification for the Champions League by expelling Liverpool from the European Queen’s Match. Which pleases Bruno Fernandes.
Two birds with one stone. Manchester United confirmed their qualification for the Champions League by beating Chelsea (4-1) on Thursday in a late game. The Red Devils are guaranteed to finish in the top four… which will not be able to integrate the great rival, Liverpool, fifth, with four points from fourth place before the last day. This absence of the Reds in the C1 next season is seen as the icing on the cake on the Mancunian side.
We knew we would also be happy if Liverpool weren’t there.
“We know it means a lot to the fans,” smiled Bruno Fernandes, Manchester United midfielder. For us, it’s about achieving our goals. We knew we’d be happy too if Liverpool weren’t around, but for us, it’s about getting the best out of ourselves. The fans have been great with us. We won a lot of matches at home. They created a great atmosphere. They know how important they are. We appreciate every effort.”
The Portuguese midfielder also returned to celebrate (after the successful penalty kick), which particularly upset the Chelsea players. “Nothing happened, he emphasized. I just celebrated my goal. I was a little frustrated that I hadn’t scored after missing a big chance before. That’s it.”
Manchester United will try to hold on to their third place on the final day against Fulham on Sunday (4:30pm) on a final day which will mainly be marked by a fight for maintenance as three teams (Everton, Leicester and Leeds) battle to avoid taking the last two places towards the basement (Southampton). , Red Lantern, has already landed).