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Boost for Man United and Leicester, as Wolves' Champions League hopes suffer setback

Meanwhile, a Harry Kane brace helped Tottenham beat Newcastle.

Burnley dealt a blow to Wolves' Champions League hopes tonight.
Burnley dealt a blow to Wolves' Champions League hopes tonight.
Image: Paul Ellis/NMC Pool/PA Wire

THERE WAS GOOD news for Leicester and Manchester United in the Premier League today, as a last-gasp goal meant rivals for Champions League qualification Wolves could only draw 1-1 with Burnley at Turf Moor.

Wolves remain three points adrift of the Champions League places with just two games to play after Chris Wood’s 96th-minute spot-kick.

It was not until 14 minutes from time that the visitors broke the deadlock thanks to Raul Jimenez’s stunning strike on the half-volley.

In stoppage-time, Mike Dean pointed to the spot for a handball by Matt Doherty despite the Irishman seemingly being impeded by Wood’s attempt at an overhead kick.

Tottenham won 3-1 at Newcastle to keep their chances of European football next season on track by moving up to seventh.

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min were the key men for Tottenham as the South Korean’s low shot crept in at Martin Dubravka’s near post to open the scoring.

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Serge Aurier started for the visitors just three days after his brother was shot dead in Toulouse and the Ivorian was at fault for Newcastle’s equaliser as Matt Ritchie pounced on a wayward clearance to fire home.

Kane quickly restored Tottenham’s lead with a back-post header and the England captain added a second with his head in the final minute.

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