Chelsea are on verge of qualifying to UEFA Champions League next season when they visit Aston Villa on Sunday evening in the final Premier League fixture. Chelsea ate currently in position 3 in the Premier League table with 67 points after defeating 5th placed Leceister City 2-1 to gain 3 crucial points. Manchester City & Manchester United have already qualified to Champions League next season with Chelsea fighting 4th placed Liverpool & Leceister City for the other final 2 spots. Chelsea have 1 point advantage & stronger goal difference compared to Liverpool & Leceister City in the top 4 race. Chelsea victory against Aston Villa tommorrow at Villa Park will guarantee them a Champions League spot next season & a second runners up finish in the Premier League table with 70 points.
Arsenal will host Brighton at Emirates Stadium in their pursuit & quest for UEFA Europa League football next season. Arsenal are currently in position 9 with 58 points chasing for a top seven finishing & competing with 7th placed Tottenham & 8th placed Everton who both do have 59 points. Everton plays Manchester City while Tottenham takes on Leceister City hence Arsenal have a good chance of beating Brighton at Emirates & qualify to Europa League play offs. Arsenal won the reverse fixture 1-0 at Amex Stadium & come into the fixture in the back of 4 straight victories in the Premier League against Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Westbrom & Newcastle United. If Arsenal beats Brighton & both Tottenham and Everton fail to win their fixtures; the Gunners will finish in position 7 with 61 points.
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