How the PL table would look if it began when Chelsea appointed Tuchel

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Since taking over from Frank Lampard at Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel has overseen a dramatic change of fortunes at Stamford Bridge. 

As well as reaching the Champions League and FA Cup finals, Tuchel has taken the Blues from ninth to third in the Premier League.

We’ve taken a look at what the Premier League table would look like if it began when Tuchel was appointed as Chelsea manager in January. 

Note: all teams have played 16 league games unless it’s stated otherwise.

1. Man City – 42 points (17 games played)
2. Chelsea – 35 points
3. Man Utd – 30 points (15 games played)
4. Leeds – 27 points (17 games played)
5. West Ham – 26 points 
6. Arsenal – 25 points (GD +7)
7. Leicester – 25 points (GD +6)
8. Tottenham – 23 points (GD +4) (17 games played)
9. Liverpool – 23 points (GD +3) (15 games played)
10. Everton – 23 points (GD -3) (17 games played)
11. Wolves – 23 points (GD -4)
12. Brighton – 20 points (GD +2)
13. Newcastle – 20 points (GD -4)
14. Aston Villa – 19 points  (17 games played)
15. Crystal Palace – 18 points (15 games played)
16. Burnley – 17 points 
17. West Brom – 15 points (GD -8)
18. Fulham – 15 points (GD -8)
19. Sheffield United – 12 points
20. Southampton – 8 points 


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