La Liga leaders, Atletico Madrid and Luis Suarez is away at Barcelona, needing not to lose at least while Real Madrid host Seville on Sunday.
In Manchester, Pep Guardiola’s City need three points to be crowned EPL champions against fellow UCL finalist, Chelsea, who also need all three points to get more comfortable in pursuit of Champions League football for next season.
In the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund need to win their remaining three matches to give themselves a chance of getting into the UCL but the first of these three matches are at home to second-placed RB Leipzig.
Borussia Dortmund v RB Leipzig @2:30pm @ Signal Iduna Park
Barcelona v Atletico Madrid @3:15pm @Camp Nou
Man. City v Chelsea @5:30pm @Etihad Stadium
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Meanwhile, over in Italy, Victor Osimhen has scored his first brace in Serie A as Napoli lead Spezia 3-0 away from home. Napoli are also chasing a place in the UEFA Champions League for next season and they started the day two points a place below fourth-placed Juventus.
12 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Thomas Lemar pulls up and needs to be taken off. On comes Saul Niguez.
29 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Antoine Griezmann gets Barcelona’s first shot on target.
31mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Sergio Busquets, after a clash of heads with Savic, looks groggy and unable to continue. He is replaced by Ilaix Moriba.
HT: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Barcelona have had the majority of ball possession but Atletico have had the more gilt-edged scoring chances with Marc-Andr
The second half is underway Borussia Dortmund Vs RB Leipzig
Hee-Chan Hwang from RB Leipzig is ruled offside.
Free kick as Dortmund’s Raphael Guerreiro trips Kevin Kampl
RB Leipzig piling the pressure on Dortmund as they battle to reduce the two-goal deficit
Ball possession: Borussia Dortmund: 48%, RB Leipzig: 52%
The sustained pressure pays off as Leipzig pull one back.
Lukas Klostermann heads the ball home for the visitors
GOAAAAAALLLLL.. Leipzig pulls up the equaliser
Daniel Olmo with the goal!
84’mins Borussia Dortmund 2-2 RB Leipzig
G O O O A A A L – Jadon Sancho restores Borussia Dortmund’s lead
87’mins Borussia Dortmund 3-2 RB Leipzig
Sancho taps the ball in for a relatively easy finish
45 mins: Mateu Lahoz picks up a yellow card for a foul on Messi and from the free-kick Clement Lenglet almost finds the go-ahead goal
Borussia Dortmund 3-2 RB Leipzig
90’mins: Yellow card: RB Leipzig’s Amadou Haidara booked for the previous foul
Updated: 45 mins: Mateu Lahoz shows a yellow card to Felipe for a foul on Messi and from the free-kick Clement Lenglet almost finds the go-ahead goal
FULL TIME Borussia Dortmund 3-2 RB Leipzig
Borussia Dortmund 3-2 RB Leipzig
Dortmund pick all three points in the five-goal thriller against RB Leipzig
54 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Ilaix Moriba blocks a goal-bound shot from Atletico’s Felipe
Borussia Dortmund 3-2 RB Leipzig
The win takes Dortmund to fourth place at least until Sunday, two points ahead of Eintracht Frankfurt, who play Mainz.
62 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Two goal attempts in one minute. First, Moriba’s shot is blocked for a corner and then Pique’s header needed saving from Jan Oblak.
64 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Cynical foul by Koke on Messi just outside the box. The Atletico captain picks up a deserved yellow card.
70 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Araujo heads the ball past Oblak but he is marginally offside. Close shave for Atletico.
71 mins: Suarez smashed the ball past Ter Stegen but the referee had already blown his whistle for a foul on Pique on the box.
72 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Kondogbia comes on for Correa as the match enters the decisive stage.
75 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Sergino Dest and Pedri come off for Sergi Roberto and Ousmane Dembele
82 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Pique picks up a yellow card for a pull on Joao Felix.
85 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Dembele attacks a high ball in the Atletico box but his attempt is high and wide.
86 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Shocking miss from Suarez. He just had to sort out his feet to connect with Carrasco’s inviting centre, but he missed.
89 mins: Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Messi sends his free-kick a few inches too wide of Oblak’s right-hand post.
Man City Vs Chelsea
Pep Guardiola has rotated his squad against Chelsea this evening as they bid to confirm their status as Premier League champions.
Man City XI: Ederson, Cancelo, Dias, Laporte, Ake, Mendy, Rodri, Torres, Sterling, Aguero, Jesus
Subs: Steffen, Walker, Gundogan, Zinchenko, Bernardo, Fernandinho, Mahrez, Foden, Garcia
Chelsea XI: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, Kante, James, Ziyech, Gilmour, Alonso, Pulisic, Werner
Subs: Arrizabalaga, Jorginho, Abraham, Zouma, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi, Havertz, Emerson Palmieri, Livramento
The stage is set and the game is officially underway at the Etihad
A dress rehearsal of this season’s UEFA Champions League final on the card this evening
Early free-kick for Chelsea
5′ mins Man City 0-0 Chelsea
The Blues have not lost an away game since Thomas Tuchel took over from Lampard, will that record continue this evening ?
Some key players on both sides have been excluded from this tie, there is no Kevin de Bryune for Man City and Mason Mount for Chelsea
Free kick for Chelsea as Raheem Sterling launches a dangerous tackle on Timo Werner
Reece James takes it and it is awful!
Ederson with a big save as he stops a shot from the right flank by Reece James
15′ Mins: Man City 0-0 Chelsea
Rodri wins a corner for City as his long-range effort was deflected
Nathan Ake with an effort for City but his header is inches over the crossbar
Chelsea trying to create something but City relieve the pressure
The Blues have a slight edge with the ball possession; Man City 49% -51% Chelsea
No shots on target for both sides for now
Double corner kick for Manchester City
Well taken care off by Edouard Mendy
Six previous meeting between Guardiola and Tuchel, the latter won in the last meeting
Ziyech tries to swing the ball into the City box but effort was well blocked
30’Mins Man City 0-0 Chelsea
Timo Werner gets the ball in the net but the German is rightly flagged offside by the linesman
Poor delivery by Werner there but Chelsea have the upper hand in these last exchanges
Raheem Sterling tries a quick shot but Mendy makes a fearless save for Chelsea
40′ Mins gone….. Man City 0-0 Chelsea
Just one shot on target so far by the home team
Goalllll.. Raheem Sterling breaks the deadlock
Injury blow for Chelsea as Christensen appears to have cupped a hamstring injury
PENALTY kick for Man City
Aguero blows it away!!
Half Time: Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea
Man City 1-0 Chelsea
We are back for the second half at the Etihad
The Cityzens are 45 minutes away from their fifth EPL title in a decade
50 Mins Man City 1-0 Chelsea
Good defending by the Chelsea captain as he denies Sterling another chance at goal
Good interception by Nathan Ake halts another Chelsea move
City keeper Ederson comes out for a save as Chelsea try another attempt to pull level
Zouma with a great tackle dispossess Aguero of the ball
We have passed the hour-mark : Man City 1-0 Chelsea
GOAL!!! Hakim Ziyech with a cracking effort
Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea
Chelsea Sub: Jorignho comes in for Kante
Double Sub for City: Ikay Gudogan and Phil Foden come in as replacements for Aguero and Torres
Ziyech gives way for Odoi
Ball possession: Manchester City: 50%, Chelsea: 50%.
Cancelo’s effort is wide of the target
Phil Foden with an attempt also but off the target
87’mins Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea
Penalty shout by Man City but the Referee waves it off
CLOSE! Alonso tries to lob it over Ederson but the Brazilian gets his finger tips to force a corner
YELLOW CARD for Gabriel Jesus
Three minutes added time
GOAL!! Alonso gets a goal for Chelsea in stoppage time
Manchester City 1-2 Chelsea
FULL TIME Manchester City 1-2 Chelsea
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