Spezia and Hellas Verona face Serie A relegation play-off after closing day drama

Spezia and Hellas Verona face a relegation play-off following a dramatic closing day of the Serie A season.

The 2 sides began the day stage on factors and couldn’t be separated after each suffered defeats away from dwelling.

Dimitris Nikolaou gave Spezia the lead towards Europa League runners-up Roma after simply six minutes, however Nicola Zalewski equalised simply earlier than half-time and Paulo Dybala held his nerve to transform a Ninetieth-minute penalty.

The spot-kick was awarded after Kelvin Amian fouled Stephan El Shaarawy, with Amian despatched off for a second bookable offence.

Verona had been on the right track for the purpose towards AC Milan which might have been sufficient for security when Davide Faraoni’s 72nd-minute aim cancelled out Olivier Giroud’s penalty, however Rafael Leao scored twice within the closing minutes to provide the Rossoneri a 3-1 win.

After the match, Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic introduced his retirement from soccer on the age of 41.

The primary relegation play-off since Bologna confronted Parma in 2005 will happen at a impartial venue subsequent weekend.

On the different finish of the desk, Atalanta thrashed 10-man Monza 5-2 to safe a Europa League place together with Roma, with Juventus set for the Europa Convention League regardless of a 1-0 win at Udinese.

Champions Napoli ended the season with a 2-0 win over backside aspect Sampdoria, Victor Osimhen scoring his twenty sixth aim of the season from the penalty spot after being fouled within the space and Giovanni Simeone rifling dwelling from distance 5 minutes from time.

A doubtlessly dramatic battle in LaLiga failed to supply any actual fireworks as Actual Valladolid had been relegated following a 0-0 dwelling draw with Getafe.

Six groups had been in peril of becoming a member of the already-relegated Espanyol and Elche in happening, however Valladolid began and ended the day within the backside three following a disappointing stalemate.

Celta Vigo made sure of survival with a 2-1 win over champions Barcelona because of a brace from Gabri Veiga.

Barcelona ended the season 10 factors away from runners-up Actual Madrid after Karim Benzema marked his closing look for the capital membership with the equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao.

Benzema scored a 72nd-minute penalty to cancel out Oihan Sancet’s opener early within the second half.

In Belgium, Toby Alderweireld fired in a surprising last-gasp aim to assist Royal Antwerp win their first league title since 1957.

The previous Tottenham defender – who joined his hometown membership final summer season – equalised within the fourth minute of stoppage time from exterior the field as Antwerp rescued a 2-2 draw towards title rivals Genk.

The aim meant Antwerp edged out each Genk and Union Saint-Gilloise by only one level to win the Belgian league title for under the fifth time of their historical past.