Manchester united vlinch vital win, european qualification still hanging by a thread.

Manchester United kept their European hopes alive with a crucial 3-2 victory over Newcastle, ignited by a spectacular strike from Amad Diallo.

Erik ten Hag’s squad is vying for a seventh-place finish in the Premier League, a position that could secure a spot in next season’s UEFA Conference League. Their fate also hinges on the outcome of the FA Cup final against Manchester City on May 25, with a Europa League berth at stake.

Despite currently occupying eighth place, United’s victory leveled them with Newcastle in points. However, their inferior goal difference means they must surpass Newcastle’s performance in the final game of the season.

The tension is palpable as United faces Brighton in their last match, while Newcastle travels to Brentford.

Meanwhile, Tottenham’s fifth-place finish guarantees their presence in the Europa League next season, adding to the pressure on United.

In another midweek fixture, sixth-placed Chelsea edged closer to European qualification with a hard-fought 2-1 win against Brighton.

Despite a tumultuous campaign, Chelsea’s victory, highlighted by Cole Palmer and Christopher Nkunku’s goals, demonstrates their resilience and evolution as a team.

However, Chelsea’s Reece James received a late red card, dampening the celebrations as Danny Welbeck’s stoppage-time goal offered a glimmer of hope for Brighton.

As the season nears its climax, the race for European spots intensifies, with teams like Chelsea and United battling for their place on the continental stage.