Premier League

Research Data Reveals Every Premier League Team’s Chances of Finishing in the Top Four

Mudeet Arora
Liverpool and Manchester United are among the clubs fighting for a top 4 spot
Liverpool and Manchester United are among the clubs fighting for a top 4 spot / Getty Images/Getty Images

A compelling research data that 10 Premier League clubs still have a chance of finishing inside the top four by the end of the 2020-21 season.

Hang on Liverpool fans, this is still not good news for y'all!

A detailed analysis of every team's chances of Champions League qualification by league finish has been undertaken by The Athletic and there has been an output of a predicted final league table based on attacking and defensive strengths, remaining fixtures, recent form and previous results.

Well, let's confirm the easier part first, Manchester City is at 100% chance, basically meaning they will win the title.

Their arch rivals Manchester United are on an impressive 93.3% chance of winning the Premier League crown after their 2-0 win over City on Sunday. The Red Devils, however just have a 0.2% chance of winning the title according to the algorithm used by The Athletic.

Here's the % rank of the projected Premier League's top 4 and overall table by the end of the ongoing season.

Ranks from 1 (Premier League champion) to 20 (Last ranked side in the league)

Manchester City: 100%

Manchester United: 93.3%

Chelsea: 65.4%

Leicester: 63.3%

Tottenham: 33.6%

Liverpool: 20.2%

West Ham: 15.1%

Everton: 6.8%

Arsenal: 1.7%

Aston Villa: 0.3%

Leeds: 0%

Wolves: 0%

Southampton: 0%

Crystal Palace: 0%

Burnley: 0%

Newcastle: 0%

Brighton: 0%

Fulham: 0%

West Brom: 0%

Sheffield United: 0%