English Premier League to resume remaining season on June17


Liverpool is expecting to win title after 30 years


English football fans finally have some good news. They will be able to watch the top English clubs in action on their home screens in three weeks’ time. But they will have to wait longer to watch football matches in the stadium.
 English Premier League (EPL) clubs have agreed to restart the season on June 17.  But the remaining matches will be played without spectators in empty stadiums. The Premier League have desperately been trying to finalise plans to get the season back underway again following its suspension at the beginning of March amid the coronavirus crisis.

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters said in a statement: 'Today we have provisionally agreed to resume the Premier League on Wednesday 17 June. But this date cannot be confirmed until we have met all the safety requirements needed, as the health and welfare of all participants and supporters is our priority.

The first two matches on June 17 will be played between Manchester City vs Arsenal and Aston Villa vs Sheffield United. These two matches are the 'games in hand' for these four clubs, which will take all 20 Premier League teams up to 29 fixtures for the season.  
92 matches are going to be played in the remaining season. Liverpool is leading at the points table and expected to win the title. This will be first EPL title of Liverpool in 30 years. Liverpool has comfortable 25 point lead over its nearest rival Manchester City.


   
A defeat to Manchester City against Arsenal in the first match after the resumption and Liverpool victory against Everton will enough for Liverpool to clinch the title. With that, the race to qualify for next season's Champions League and a tight relegation battle will likely provide plenty of entertainment. Norwich City, Aston Villa and Bournemouth currently occupy the bottom three places in the table.  They will fight to lift them out of relegation zone.

English Premier League Points Table


PositionTeamPTS
1Liverpool FC badgeLiverpool82
2Manchester City FC badgeMan City57
3Leicester City FC badgeLeicester53
4Chelsea FC badgeChelsea48
5Manchester United FC badgeMan Utd45
6Wolverhampton Wanderers FC badgeWolverhampton43
7Sheffield United FC badgeSheff Utd43
8Tottenham Hotspur FC badgeTottenham41
9Arsenal FC badgeArsenal40
10Burnley FC badgeBurnley39
11Crystal Palace FC badgeCrystal Palace39
12Everton FC badgeEverton37
13Newcastle United FC badgeNewcastle35
14Southampton FC badgeSouthampton34
15Brighton & Hove Albion FC badgeBrighton29
16West Ham United FC badgeWest Ham27
17Watford FC badgeWatford27
18AFC Bournemouth badgeBournemouth27
19Aston Villa FC badgeAston Villa25
20Norwich City FC badgeNorwich21

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