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The permutations on closing day of Premier League season

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There’s a lot nonetheless to be selected the ultimate day of the 2023/24 Premier League season.

Sunday will see both Manchester Metropolis or Arsenal topped champions of England, with the Cityzens holding a two-point benefit over their nearest rivals.

There’s additionally European qualification to be decided for groups like Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Manchester United, whereas yet another facet’s relegation shall be confirmed at full-time.

Here is all the pieces that is at stake heading into Gameweek 38.

Erling Haaland, Ruben Dias

Man Metropolis are poised to safe the title / Catherine Ivill – AMA/GettyImages

It is one other closing day shoot-out the place Man Metropolis have the benefit. The Cityzens maintain a two-point lead over Arsenal after profitable their midweek journey to Tottenham Hotspur however should nonetheless beat West Ham United to be completely sure of profitable a fourth Premier League title in a row.

The Gunners, in the meantime, tackle Everton on the Emirates Stadium. Mikel Arteta shall be eager to make sure there aren’t any slip-ups from his facet whereas praying for constructive information from up north.

It has been a decent title race, one which Liverpool led for a complete of 87 days – greater than Man Metropolis and Arsenal‘s 76 every – earlier than falling away from competition.

Pos

Workforce

Performed

GD

Pts

1.

Man Metropolis

37

+60

88

2.

Arsenal

37

+61

86

Jurgen Klopp

Loads of eyes shall be on Klopp on Sunday / James Baylis – AMA/GettyImages

Liverpool and Aston Villa are each protected within the information that, no matter occurs on the ultimate day of the season, neither shall be deposed from their positions of third and fourth respectively.

The main target at Anfield shall be on supervisor Jurgen Klopp, who will step down from his position this summer season after bringing Premier League and Champions League glory to Anfield.

The Villans’ journey to Selhurst Park to tackle Crystal Palace may have been an anxious one however Tottenham’s defeat to Man Metropolis confirmed Unai Emery’s facet’s place in Europe’s elite membership competitors subsequent season.

Pos

Workforce

Performed

GD

Pts

3.

Liverpool

37

+43

79

4.

Aston Villa

37

+20

68

Ange Postecoglou

Spurs must keep away from defeat on the ultimate day / Justin Setterfield/GettyImages

Tottenham‘s Champions League problem petered out in disappointing style for Ange Postecoglou however fifth place stays an enchancment on final season’s effort of eighth. Spurs want solely to keep away from defeat at basement facet Sheffield United to retain their place and qualify for the Europa League.

Chelsea may snatch fifth in the event that they and the Blades each win, whereas a draw will certainly safe sixth. Nevertheless, they’d then want to attend till the FA Cup closing on 25 Might to find whether or not they would play within the Europa League or Europa Convention League.

Newcastle United should still snare a spot in Europe however will solely take sixth off Chelsea with a victory over Brentford and a Blues defeat to Bournemouth. If sixth would not materialise, they have to end seventh above Manchester United and hope Man Metropolis defeat the Purple Devils within the FA Cup closing. That will safe a Convention League place.

Manchester United have two alternatives to qualify for Europe; by means of the Premier League and the FA Cup closing. Sixth place is a stretch too far given Chelsea’s vastly superior purpose distinction, so as an alternative Erik ten Hag’s crew should higher Newcastle’s consequence to maneuver above Eddie Howe’s facet into seventh. That will safe continental soccer of some type whatever the FA Cup closing consequence.

In the event that they beat Man Metropolis at Wembley, United would qualify for the Europa League. A loss and a seventh-place end would end in reaching the Convention League, however two losses of their closing two video games – beginning at Brighton on Sunday – would imply they do not compete in any UEFA competitors subsequent season.

Pos

Workforce

Performed

GD

Pts

5.

Tottenham Hotspur

37

+10

63

6.

Chelsea

37

+13

60

7.

Newcastle United

37

+21

57

8.

Manchester United

37

-3

57

Gabriel Osho

Luton are set to go down / Richard Pelham/GettyImages

With Sheffield United and Burnley already relegated, only one place within the backside three remains to be to be decided on the ultimate day.

Nottingham Forest maintain all of the playing cards. They sit three factors above Luton City with a wholesome benefit in purpose distinction and want only a draw in opposition to Burnley to formally keep away from relegation.

The Hatters, alternatively, have all of it to do. Rob Edwards’ facet should completely thrash Fulham and hope Forest collapse similarly in opposition to Burnley to face any likelihood of staying up.

Pos

Workforce

Performed

GD

Pts

17.

Nottingham Forest

37

-19

29

18.

Luton City

37

-31

26

19.

Burnley (R)

37

-36

24

20.

Sheffield United (R)

37

-66

16

Pos

Workforce

Highest doable end

Lowest doable end

1.

Man Metropolis

1st

2nd

2.

Arsenal

1st

2nd

3.

Liverpool

third

third

4.

Aston Villa

4th

4th

5.

Tottenham

fifth

sixth

6.

Chelsea

fifth

eighth

7.

Newcastle

sixth

eighth

8.

Man Utd

sixth

eighth

9.

West Ham

ninth

ninth

10.

Brighton

tenth

thirteenth

11.

Bournemouth

tenth

thirteenth

12.

Crystal Palace

tenth

14th

13.

Wolves

tenth

14th

14.

Fulham

twelfth

14th

15.

Everton

fifteenth

sixteenth

16.

Brentford

fifteenth

sixteenth

17.

Nottm Forest

seventeenth

18th

18.

Luton

seventeenth

nineteenth

19.

Burnley

18th

nineteenth

20.

Sheffield Utd

twentieth

twentieth

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