Final Premier League Prediction: Top 5
Here are the guaranteed clubs for European football and the Premier League title.
Antonio Conte is out. It’s not certain on who’s accord he’ll depart, but all fingers point to both sides wanting to leave each other be. Conte has failed to give Chelsea a Top 4 finish let alone a Premier League title. The team just wasn’t clicking as well as predicted. With the Blues set for a possible Europa League spot, it’s likely a 5th place finish kicks out the manager.
Simply based on the difficulty of the schedule ahead, Spurs may flirt with the 5th placed spot. Also, Harry Kane’s knock up injury might be slightly concerning but if he chooses to play they’ll secure a Champions League spot. There are alternative options at striker, and there’s no denying Spurs have quality behind Kane. If they can keep a strong scoring form, it’ll be as if Kane never left and the Spurs will try once again for better times in the Champions League.
From where they were predicted, it felt as if Jurgen Klopp could put a title-winning team together. They’ve had quality wins this year, plus they’ve found Mohamed Salah as likely their best player. The loss of Philippe Coutinho was felt around Anfield but the team has responded well. They weren’t good at all to start the season, and there are some questionable matches ahead where losses could look badly on them. However, if they can continue the intensity that’s lasted them this second half of the season, Liverpool will hang around, finish in a Champions League spot, and perhaps scare the predicted 2nd place team, Manchester United.
2. Manchester United
It’s their best finish in years. Sure United have been in Top 4 contention for multiple seasons, but when it comes to finishing off the mission, United a few times ended up outside the spot needed. This season, United were ousted from the Premier League title by their noisy neighbors who surely have the title in hand. 2nd isn’t a bad spot to finish for a team needing to improve and show their grit. However, for what money was spent, the team assembled, being ousted from multiple competitions isn’t exactly sitting well with United fans, or players. Manager Jose Mourinho has his work cut out for him going forward, but for now 2nd can be considered success.
1. Manchester City
Finally, Pep Guardiola has put it together. There was skepticism coming into the PL campaign that the Spaniard manager couldn’t best the Premier League’s best. This season he’s spent the money wisely and assembled the winning team that truely secured the title long before it needed saying. City have won game after game and even coming off losses they’ve remained resilient and are showing they’re going to be a dominant side going forward under this leadership.
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