Manchester United’s remaining Premier League matches compared to Chelsea and Newcastle

Jonny Evans of Manchester United looks dejected after Jean-Philippe Mateta of Crystal Palace scored his team

Manchester United were well beaten on Monday night as Crystal Palace won 4-0 at Selhurst Park.

A brace from Michael Olise along with goals from Jean-Philippe Mateta and Tyrick Mitchell ensured a dominant victory for Oliver Glasner’s side to leave United in eighth position. Ten Hag’s side have won just twice since March, with a 4-2 victory over bottom club Sheffield United and an FA Cup semi-final penalty shootout win over Coventry City their only victories.

The Red Devils now face missing out on Europe for the first time in a decade, with their closest rivals returning to form just as United faltered. Below is the full schedule of remaining fixtures for United, Newcastle and Chelsea…

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Man United – 8th

Arsenal (H), May 12

Newcastle United (H), May 15

Brighton & Hove Albion (A), May 19


Nottingham Forest (A), May 11

Brighton (A), May 15

Bournemouth (H), May 19

Newcastle United – 6th

Brighton & Hove Albion (W), May 11

Manchester United (A), May 15

Brentford (A), May 19

Verdict: Man United have the toughest matches remaining on paper, with title challengers Arsenal at Old Trafford on Sunday. It is possible that their European fate will be decided three days later against the Magpies in what could be a straight shootout for European football.

Chelsea should be confident of winning their remaining matches, although a trip to Nottingham Forest could be tricky with the Reds fighting for survival. Ultimately, it seems likely that United will finish the campaign eighth, their worst result in the Premier League era.

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