Predicted Premier League table spells bad news for Man Utd and Liverpool

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A new predicted Premier League table has come to the fore showing this season's final standings.

And some teams are in for a shock.

With so much on the line, Liverpool's surprising fight for a top four place and Manchester United's unexpected title race, it seems anything can happen.

But Sky Sports have stuck their neck out and given fans their thoughts on how the season will finish.

The table is created by current goals scored, conceded and points per game and it backs Manchester City to finish this season's winners. Quite comfortably.

Pep Guardiola's side finish ahead of United by some 16 points, finishing on 89.

It means yet another season without Premier League triumph for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side who finish second.

Level on points, but a place lower due to goal difference, are Leicester City. The projection clearly believes Brendan Rodgers' side have done enough to earn a place in the top four and return to the Champions League.

The final team to make the top four is Chelsea.

According to the projection the Blues and West Ham finish level on 67 points but Thomas Tuchel's side edge it on goal difference.

It means, rather shockingly, reigning champions Liverpool finish in sixth on 63 points.

With Aston Villa and Everton taking seventh and eighth respectively, Tottenham have been projected to finish in ninth with Arsenal in tenth.

As for the three teams backed for relegation, these are Fulham, West Brom and Sheffield United.

Thankfully, for some teams, Sky Sports' standings aren't the only ones out there.

The Football Observatory also shared a projected table which shows some changes to the above.

Their table is based on shots on target and from the box attempted or conceded, ball possession, as well as teams’ own passes and those of opponents in the opposite third of the pitch.

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  • While the top two are the same, with City wining, CIES have Liverpool in third and Chelsea in fourth.

    Leicester take fifth with Aston Villa in sixth, West Ham in seventh and Arsenal all the way down in 11th.

    The three teams backed for relegation by the Football Observatory are Burnley, Sheffield United and West Brom.

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