Europe’s Top 5 leagues:  How It Ended

Europe’s Top 5 leagues: How It Ended

22 May, 20:00

With the Bundesliga, Ligue 1, Premier League and La Liga all coming to an end, we are slowly approaching the end of what has been an intriguing 2016-17 campaign.

Chelsea bounced back from last season's 10th-place finish to regain their crown, Real Madrid dethroned Barcelona for their first title since 2012, Monaco ended Paris Saint-Germain's dominance in France, while Bayern Munich and Juventus continued their domestic dominance.

Here’s a look at which teams have reason to celebrate and which sides end the season in tears.

LA LIGA

Champions: Real Madrid.

Champions League: Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla.

Europa League: Villarreal, Real Sociedad.

Relegated: Granada, Osasuna, Sporting Gijon.

Promoted: Levante.


BUNDESLIGA

Champions: Bayern Munich.

Champions League: RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund, Hoffenheim.

Europa League: Cologne, Hertha Berlin.

Relegated: Darmstadt, Ingolstadt.

Promoted: Stuttgart, Hannover.

Relegation/promotion playoff: Wolfsburg, Eintracht Braunschweig.


PREMIER LEAGUE

Champions: Chelsea.

Champions League: Tottenham, Manchester City, Liverpool.

Europa League: Arsenal, Manchester United*, Everton.

Relegated: Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Hull City.

Promoted: Newcastle United, Brighton and Hove Albion, (Reading Vs Huddersfield town to play in play-offs final).

*Manchester United will qualify for the Champions League instead if they beat Ajax in the Europa League final.


SERIE A

Champions: Juventus.

Champions League: Roma, Napoli.

Europa League: Lazio, Atalanta, AC Milan.

Relegated: Pescara, Palermo.

Promoted: SPAL, Verona.


LIGUE 1

Champions: Monaco.

Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain, Nice.

Europa League: Lyon, Marseille.

Relegated: Bastia, Nancy.

Promoted: Strasbourg, Amiens.

Relegation/promotion playoff: Lorient, Troyes.


Although there is still one game to go in Serie A and there are a number of domestic cup finals in the weeks to come, with the Europa League and Champions League finals on the horizon as well, most teams are already done for the season and have started preparations for 2017-18.

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