U.S. forward Christian Pulisic came off the bench to score in the 90th minute and earn Chelsea a 1-0 win over West Ham that cemented third place in the Premier League.
It was a disaster for soccer in Italy when the national team missed out on the last World Cup.
Chelsea complained about having to play with a coronavirus-depleted squad in drawing 0-0 at Wolverhampton.
Chelsea's lead in the Premier League was cut to one point after drawing 1-1 with Manchester United.
Manchester City reasserted its Premier League title credentials on a day all of its big rivals dropped points.
Jorginho converted the decisive penalty kick to give Italy a 4-2 shootout win over Spain and a spot in the European Championship final.