How the Premier League table would look based on the last 38 league games

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Liverpool have been in incredible form this season and they are currently eight points clear at the top of the Premier League. 

However, we’ve looked at what the league table would look like over the 38-game period between November 2018 and November 2019.

While nobody wins any trophies for this, it does show the form of every Premier League team in the past year and the results are very interesting.

Over the past 38 league games, Liverpool have picked up an incredible 101 points out of a possible 114. The Reds have won 32 games, drawn five and only lost once which gives them an average of 2.66 points per game.

Unsurprisingly, Man City are the closest team to Liverpool, although they are 10 points behind them in second place. City have won 30 games over that period but they’ve also lost seven times, including three defeats in their last eight league games.

However, they do currently have the actual Premier League title of course.

There is then a huge gap between the top two and the rest of the league. Chelsea are the best of the rest in third place, but they are still 21 points behind City and 31 points behind Liverpool.

Interestingly, if you go by the last 38 games in the Premier League, Arsenal have been the fourth best team in the country. The Gunners have won 18 and drawn nine games so they have picked up 63 points, 1.64 points per game.

Manchester United are just a point below Arsenal, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in charge for 33 of those 38 league games.

Leicester City are currently second in league this season, but they drop down to sixth in this table due to their poor form under Claude Puel last season.

Despite reaching the Champions League final six months ago, Spurs have struggled in the league this year and they are seventh in this table, just two points ahead of Crystal Palace.

Marco Silva and Manuel Pellegrini have been under a lot of pressure recently and looking at this, it’s not hard to see why. West Ham are 11th in the table while Everton are 13th both sides have a negative goal difference.

As the three promoted teams have only played 12 Premier League games, the table is sorted by points per game. Sheffield United have made a brilliant start to life in the Premier League and they are 10th with an average of 1.42 points per game.

Norwich and Aston Villa have clearly found it a lot harder to adapt to the Premier League as they have the lowest points per game average in the league.

Out of the teams that have played all of the last 38 league games, Brighton have the worst record with less than a point per game, although they did change managers in the summer.

Bournemouth, Southampton and Watford fans should also be concerned as they are hovering dangerously close to the relegation zone in this table.

However, these stats don’t take into account other factors like the quality of opposition in those games.


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