Three goals, a penalty and a red card were shared between the Blues and Villa, while our position in the top four looked perilous at various stages of the afternoon. Ben Chilwell pulled a goal back to make it 2-1 but it was not enough to prevent Thomas Tuchel suffering his first league defeat on the road as Chelsea boss.
Yet results elsewhere on the final day, most notably Tottenham winning at Leicester City, coupled with our impressive progress under the German over the past four months, ensured that Champions League qualification was ultimately secured. Click here for our take on the game.
You can watch all the highlights in the video above and also check out Tuchel’s pitchside match reaction below.