Chelsea defeated Everton 2-1 at home to clinch third place in English soccer’s Premier League while Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Newcastle allowed the Gunners to grab the final Champions League spot.
Chelsea became the first team to hold both major European club soccer trophies at the same time by beating Benfica 2-1 in the Europa League final.
Tottenham came from behind to tie 2-2 at Chelsea in English soccer’s Premier League, though missed the chance to move into the top four as three teams fight for the remaining two Champions League spots.
Chelsea boosted its chances of a top- four finish in soccer’s Premier League with a 1-0 win at champion Manchester United. Liverpool and Everton drew 0-0 in the Merseyside derby.
Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 to boost its chances of a top-four place in English soccer’s Premier League. Liverpool and Everton drew 0-0 in the Merseyside derby.
Former winners Robin van Persie of Manchester United and Gareth Bale of Tottenham are among the nominees for the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year award.
Manchester United moved another point closer to its record-extending 20th English league soccer title by rallying for a 2-2 draw at West Ham.
Defending champion Chelsea fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Manchester United in their F.A. Cup soccer quarterfinal. Millwall and Blackburn will also need a replay after tying 0-0.
Chelsea signed Valencia winger Juan Mata to a five-year contract, the Premier League club said on its website.
Manchester City beat trophy-holder Chelsea 2-1 to reach the final of English soccer’s F.A. Cup against Wigan on May 11.
"We have three more games."
- Juan Mata on May 05, 2013