EPL 2020-21, Matchday 37 preview: Chelsea-Leicester City clash to determine race for top-4
The English Premier League 2020-21 is just a couple of matchdays away from the season conclusion. With already crowned champion Manchester City would be playing for mere formality, defending champion Liverpool is eyeing the top-four race.
With a couple of more matchdays to go, the 2020-21 English Premier League is all set for a thrilling end. The title race is already decided, with Manchester City having won it. However, the race for the top-four is still on, including defending champion Liverpool in it, as we take a look at the preview of Matchday 37 this week, involving the top sides.
Manchester United looks to annihilate Fulham
United is coming off consecutive twin losses in the tournament, having played three games in just five days. Nonetheless, the Red Devils would look to get past an already-relegated Fulham at Old Trafford on Tuesday emphatically to seal its second spot.
City to test bench strength against Brighton and Hove Albion
City's raming games are just mere formalities. With nothing to lose now, it is likely to try its bench strength again against 17th-placed Brighton, away from home, on Tuesday, like the last time against Newcastle United. Least to say, sheer destruction could be on the cards.
Everton faces a tricky test against Wolverhampton Wanderers
Everton has been highly inconsistent this season, as it fights for a European spot. Currently placed eighth, it would up against 12th-placed Wolves at Goodison Park on Wednesday. The Toffees has no choice but to win and stay in contention for a European spot. While a big win could take it up to seventh, a loss could end its race for the same.
Tottenham Hotspur eyes Aston Villa rout
Sixth-placed Tottenham Hotspur looks desperate for a top-four finish/European finish. On the same note, it will have to go through 11th-placed, yet unpredictable, Aston Villa at home on Wednesday. While a win would keep it on the sixth, a loss could drop it to eighth.
Arsenal has to get past Crystal Palace
Arsenal has had a horrific season so far and struggles for a European finish. Currently placed ninth, it would travel to take on fellow Londoner and 13th-placed Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Nevertheless, the Gunners has to win it at all cost, as it would help it rise to eighth, whereas a defeat could drop it to tenth and knock it out of the race.
Liverpool has no choice but to tame Burnley
Liverpool has made a steady recovery following a horrific mid-season, while it is now in a strong position for a top-four finish. Meanwhile, it has to go past 15th-placed Burnley away from home on Wednesday. A win could likely shoot it up to third, while a loss would make it bite its nails at fifth.
Chelsea clashes against Leicester City to determine top-four race
Chelsea is currently placed fourth and is a favourite for a top-four finish. However, it is up against third-placed Leicester at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. As evident, it would light up the race. A win for The Blues would take it to third, while a loss could drop it to fifth. As for Leicester, a win helps its stays on third while a defeat could drop it to fifth.
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