Chelsea achieved sixth place after winning away from Brighton

Chelsea achieved sixth place after winning away from Brighton

(Brighton – Chelsea 1-2) Chelsea's young side won away to Brighton in the tie and finished sixth with a round to go.

If the team keeps it, it means playing the European Cup next season.

– Chelsea is a big club and everyone wants to finish the season in a position higher than sixth, but we have to look at where we were at the beginning of the season and returning to a place in Europe would be a big step in the right direction. All credit to the manager, all the players love him and will fight for him, Cole Palmer said after the match, the BBC wrote.

And scored again. After 33 minutes, Mark Cucurella sent a beautiful cross into the box, Palmer putting Chelsea ahead.

Only 20 minutes after the start of the second half, Christopher Nkunku scored the second goal from a wide cross.

Technical director Mauricio Pochettino is happy with four consecutive victories and a great level. Chelsea has only suffered one loss in its last 14 league matches.

-We've improved results and performance. We talked about the need to be patient, even if that seems like an excuse at such a big club. We have been positive and it would be great for the club if we finish the season in a good way.

Near the end of the game, Chelsea's Reece James was sent off and after seven minutes of extra time, Brighton's Danny Welbeck appeared and put in a pass for Joao Pedro. This is Welbeck's first goal at home this season, but the goal came too late.

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Chelsea faces Bournemouth in the final round of the league on Sunday, while Tottenham, in fifth place with three more points (but with a worse goal difference), will meet Sheffield United, who are already prepared for relegation. Manchester United and Newcastle are three points behind Chelsea.

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