Manchester United reduce their European chances with a disappointing draw with Chelsea in the English Premier League

London: Manchester United have continued to move away from the top four places in the English Premier League, which will qualify for the Champions League next season, following a 1-1 draw with visiting Chelsea today, Thursday, in a match presented by the 37th stage of the prestigious competition. Manchester United, who have only won one win in their last six games of the competition, remained in sixth place with 55 points after playing 35 games, 5 points behind fourth-placed Arsenal, who have only played 33 games. Chelsea’s tally increased by 66 points, but remained in third place in classification. Chelsea advanced with a goal scored by Spaniard Marcos Alonso in the 60th minute, before Manchester United quickly equalized with Portuguese international star Cristiano Ronaldo. This became Ronaldo’s 17th goal in English Premier League in this season, to share second place on the list of top scorers in continental competition in this season with South Korean Tottenham Hotspur star Heung-Min Son, Egyptian international Mohamed Salah, Liverpool player (table), 5 goals. (Dpa)