The final Premier League 2020-21 ‘big six’ head to head table: Liverpool top…

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It is often said that league titles are won at places like Turf Moor, where the awful weather and aerial bombardment separates the contenders from the pretenders. But it’s equally important to defeat your direct rivals.

Last season, Liverpool’s success in their head-to-head clashes with their ‘big six’ opponents set them on course to their long-awaited title. This season, their bid to retain the title has failed miserably, but their strong record in the biggest games has proved pivotal in their challenge to finish in the top four.

Here’s how the final head-to-head table between the ‘Big Six’ – Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool – stacks up in 2020-21.

1. Liverpool: 20 points

Played: 10
Won: 6
Drawn: 2
Lost: 2

Goals for: 18
Goals against: 11
Goal difference: +7

2. Manchester City: 17 points

Played: 10
Won: 5
Drawn: 2
Lost: 3

Goals for: 14
Goals against: 9
Goal difference: +5

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3. Arsenal: 13 points

Played: 10
Won: 4
Drawn: 1
Lost: 5

Goals for: 8
Goals against: 12
Goal difference: -4

4. Chelsea: 12 points

Played: 10
Won: 3
Drawn: 3
Lost: 4

Goals for: 6
Goals against: 10
Goals difference: -4

5. Manchester Utd: 11 points

Played: 10
Won: 2
Drawn: 5
Lost: 3

Goals for: 8
Goals against: 11
Goal difference: -3

6. Tottenham: 10 points

Played: 10
Won: 3
Drawn: 1
Lost: 6

Goals for: 14
Goals against: 15
Goal difference: -1


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