The result of the FA Cup final between Manchester City and Manchester United will determine the fate of Premier League teams Chelsea and Newcastle regarding European competition next season. If Manchester City wins, Chelsea and Newcastle retain their spots in the Europa League and Conference League, respectively. However, a Manchester United victory would mean United qualifies for the Europa League, pushing Chelsea to the Conference League and excluding Newcastle from European competitions entirely.

By the Numbers
  • Manchester United finished 8th in the Premier League with 60 points.
  • Chelsea holds 6th place with 63 points while Newcastle is 7th with 60 points.
State of Play
  • Man City wins FA Cup: Chelsea and Newcastle keep UEFA spots (Europa and Conference League).
  • Man United wins FA Cup: Man United gets Europa League, Chelsea drops to Conference League, Newcastle misses out on Europe.
What's Next

The FA Cup final will take place on May 25, determining UEFA qualifications. Chelsea and Newcastle fans will likely root for Manchester City to ensure their teams' European qualifications remain unchanged.

Bottom Line

The outcome of the FA Cup final between Manchester City and Manchester United has significant implications for Chelsea and Newcastle's European campaigns next season.