Wednesday’s match between Aston Villa and Sheffield United, soon followed by Manchester City vs. Arsenal, will signal the restart of England’s top tier following a coronavirus pandemic-enforced pause of a little more than three months.
The first two matches will level up the playing field in terms of games played, making it 29 for all, leaving nine each to tackle in what promises to be a true gauntlet in June and July.
It’s impossible to say what’s going to happen—football is unpredictable at the best of times, but with empty grounds and truncated rests between games, who knows how this pans out? But we’ve taken a stab at projecting how the rest of the season unfolds anyway.
We present a predicted final Premier League table for the 2019-20 season, from 20-1, starting with the intriguing relegation scrap, moving through an enthralling race for Europe and ending with an inevitable title-winner. Continue reading