The 2021 season of the Premier League started on August 13, and it’s already in its sixth round. There’s still a long way to go, but we can already have an idea of how the podium will look like by the end of the competition. Stay with us and read the latest news about one of the most-watched domestic football competitions worldwide.
The sixth round of matches in this League sees the Top 6 teams virtually tied. Those who are into football betting are scratching their heads to guess the following developments. As it currently stands, the Premier League’s outcome is completely unpredictable.
Liverpool leads the table, with 14 points. Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Everton, and Brighton have 13 points each. However, other teams could ascend to the best positions until the final round. Media giants like NBCS and iNews converge to the names we point to below, varying slightly in positioning.
#1. Manchester City
The Citizens are living a magic moment indeed. They came out champions from the last season and are expected to blast in the Champions League. However, there’s a chance the team will prioritize the Champions League, a trophy the club has never won. This possibility casts some doubts about the ‘Citizens’ performance at home. Still, the team’s lineup is formidable and a strong contender in any competition.
#2 – Chelsea
Some odds point to Chelsea as the probable second place of the League. According to iNews, Chelsea’sChelsea’s odds of finishing the competition on top are 5-1. The Blues have a world-class team and have recently signed with Romelu Lukaku. Despite having an intimidating team, the Blues didn’t perform well against the underdogs last season. However, with the recent reinforcements, Chelsea is expected to come even stronger this season.
#3 – Liverpool
The Reds hold the same chances to win the competition as the Blues: 5-1. The team finished last season in third, but Jurgen Klopp is taking steps to increase this mark. Virgil van Dijk is one of the leading names of the Reds, along with Ibrahima Konate. Still, supporters are afraid to miss Sadio Mane and Mo Salah, who’ll be playing in the Africa Cup of Nations.
#4 – Manchester United
The Red Devils are always ready to put on a show and used to the top positions. It’sIt’s finished in second last year, topped only by the Citizens. The star-studded team can count on the talents of Raphael Varane, Jadon Sancho, and a fully recovered Pogba. Yet, the Red Devils will play without Marcus Rashford, who’s recovering from surgery. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer conducts the team.
#5 – Tottenham
The Lilywhites didn’t have an impressive performance last year, finishing the League in 7th. With the support of names like Cristian Romero, Tottenham is expected to perform better this year. Many specialists believe it has serious chances of finishing in fourth or fifth this season. The team is also playing the UEFA Europa Conference League. It’s still uncertain how they’ll manage both competitions concomitantly.
Wild Card – Arsenal
The Gunners’ odds aren’t desirable. After finishing the last season in a mediocre 8th position, the odds of winning the League are 50-1. Still, Arsenal can surprise more sceptic bettors. For such, players like Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang need to score again.
The team also counts with Ben White, a reinforcement that has cost the Gunners £50 million. The last time the Gunners clashed against Tottenham, the match ended 3-1 for the first. So, Arsenal has clear chances of climbing a few positions until the end of the season.
The 2021-22 edition of the Premier League is scheduled to finish next May 22. It means that everything can change, and many surprises may be waiting down the road. What are your predictions for this season?
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