We’re set for an exciting finish to the 2020/21 Premier League season as there’s nonetheless rather a lot to be determined on the prime of the desk.
Manchester City have been topped champions whereas Sheffield United, West Brom and Fulham have already been relegated.
However the race for the European locations is heating up properly as groups head into their remaining sport and it’s set to go proper all the way down to the wire.
Right here’s what’s on the road this weekend and what may get resolved…
Premier League permutations
Man City have been topped champions and so have secured their place within the Champions League subsequent season. They are going to face Chelsea within the remaining of this 12 months’s elite European competitors on Could 29.
Likewise, Manchester United will end second regardless of solely managing a draw at dwelling to Fulham. The Pink Devils will then face Villarreal within the Europa League remaining on Could 26.
The highest 4 groups within the Premier League will qualify for the group phases of the Champions League whereas successful both of Europe’s tournaments may also safe a spot within the group part.
A most of 5 English groups can play within the Champions League.
Whereas City and United are already in, Chelsea successful the Champions League however ending fifth would see England’s 5 group quota fulfilled.
The Blues, Liverpool and Leicester are within the combine to complete within the prime 4.
There may be then the matter of the Europa League qualification and for the brand new Europa Convention League.
The fifth-placed group and winners of the FA Cup will qualify for the group stage correct of the Europa League.
Leicester beat Chelsea within the remaining final weekend and if each end within the prime 4, the Europa League spot will go to the following highest-ranked facet which has not certified for a UEFA competitors.
The Europa Convention League spot goes to the EFL Cup winners. As Man City gained that trophy, their spot will once more go to the following highest-ranked group which has not certified for a UEFA competitors.
Meaning the highest seven golf equipment within the Premier League are set to safe European soccer subsequent season. Right here’s what may occur…
67 factors, 37 video games – Remaining video games: Aston Villa (away)
Crushed FA Cup finalists Chelsea took an enormous step in the direction of securing a top-four end by beating Leicester 2-1 on Tuesday.
A win over Aston Villa on the final day will affirm it however some extent shall be sufficient if Leicester fail to beat Tottenham.
Ought to they lose on Sunday and each Leicester and Liverpool win their video games, Thomas Tuchel’s group should accept a Europa League place.
The Blues may, nonetheless, then safe Champions League soccer in the event that they beat Man City within the remaining of this season’s event later this month.
66 factors, 37 video games – Remaining video games: Crystal Palace (dwelling)
Liverpool moved as much as fourth with their win over Burnley on Wednesday.
If the Reds higher Leicester’s end result on the ultimate day, they may end not less than fourth.
There may be, nonetheless, a really actual risk of objective distinction deciding who finishes fourth.
If Chelsea win their remaining sport they may end on 70 factors and in third. And if Leicester and Liverpool each win as effectively, they are going to be on 69 every and objective distinction shall be used.
Because it stands, Liverpool are on +24 and Leicester are on +20.
Ought to Liverpool fail to complete within the prime 4, a Europa League place beckons.
66 factors, 37 video games – Remaining video games: Tottenham (dwelling)
Leicester have been within the driving seat to complete third however suffered a harmful defeat to Chelsea.
A top-four end is now out of their palms and so they should higher what Chelsea and/or Liverpool do on Sunday.
Ought to Chelsea, Leicester and Liverpool all win, the Foxes might want to safe a greater objective distinction than the Reds to clinch Champions League soccer.
62 factors, 37 video games – Remaining video games: Southampton (dwelling)
West Ham are in a fantastic place to safe sixth and the second Europa League spot following Wednesday’s outcomes.
The Hammers simply want some extent on the ultimate day to carry off their rivals.
Even a defeat might be sufficient as long as Spurs don’t win and there isn’t an enormous swing in objective distinction to Everton.
59 factors, 37 video games – Remaining Spurs video games: Leicester (away)
Tottenham face Leicester on the ultimate day in one other key sport and should win and hope West Ham lose.
Ought to that occur, Spurs have a much better objective distinction then the Hammers.
The north Londoners could must accept a spot within the Europa Convention League place in seventh however may miss out on that too with Everton, Arsenal and Leeds all lurking.
59 factors, 37 video games – Remaining video games: Man City (away)
Everton might want to win on Sunday and hope West Ham lose and Tottenham don’t win.
They may also want an enormous swing in objective distinction to the Hammers.
Everton go into the sport on +four whereas West Ham are on +12.
58 factors, 37 video games – Remaining video games: Brighton (dwelling)
Arsenal can solely end as excessive as seventh and within the Europa Convention League spot
They are going to doubtless must win and hope each Tottenham and Everton fail to take action.
A draw might be sufficient if Spurs endure a heavy defeat and Everton additionally lose.
56 factors, 37 video games – Remaining video games: West Brom (dwelling)
Leeds have gained three on the bounce to maintain their faint hopes of creating the Europa Convention League alive.
They have to win their remaining match after which want a near-impossible swing in outcomes to go their approach.