Hello everyone and welcome to this live blog for the final matchday in the Premier League season, with the race for Champions League football the most interesting storyline. Chelsea, Liverpool and Leicester City in third, fourth and fifth respectively are all vying for two positions, with the action set to get underway at 17:00 CEST. This could also be Harry Kane’s final match for Tottenham, so there are plenty of plots to follow.
Premier League, Matchday 38 LIVE score and standings
This is the start of our Matchday 38 live blog, which will focus on Liverpool vs Crystal Palace, Leicester vs Tottenham and Aston Villa vs Chelsea. We’ll have the most recent entries nearest the top, with minute-by-minute updates once the games kicks off. We will have the final two Champions League spots confirmed today.
The table before kick off:
LIVERPOOL VS CRYSTAL PALACE LIVE
Liverpool continue to have a makeshift back four, with Williams and Phillips at centre-back, but they have their fearsome trio in attack. The Reds’ recent form has their Champions League destiny in their hands.
LEICESTER VS TOTTENHAM LIVE
Minute 15: Penalty shout for Leicester. Jamie Vardy showed his pace and got away from Davinson Sanchez and then tried to skip away from Eric Dier, who caught him. Nothing was given, but after a VAR review a penalty has been given.
Harry Kane starts up top for Spurs in what could be his final game for the club. Leicester will be looking to make it a sorry end to Kane’s time with Tottenham by picking up all three points and hoping Chelsea and/or Liverpool slip up.
ASTON VILA VS CHELSEA LIVE
Minute 10: It’s all Chelsea so far. They continue to push forward and are causing problems for the Villa defence, but they are yet to really test Emi Martinez.
The fans at Villa Park should create a good atmosphere for this game, which is Chelsea’s final match before the Champions League final against Manchester City. The Blues will be determined to secure Champions League football for next season ahead of the final.