The Premier League has now completed their 29th week before COVID-19. The English league’s top caste is set to roll back on June 17, 2020. Liverpool are the most favored team to win the Premier League title after winning 25 points from the second-placed team.
Nevertheless, the Premier League did not lose its excitement. Competition at the bottom of the board that is still tight is also quite exciting. At least, there are six teams that still have the potential to be in the bottom three. They must fight in the remaining matches to avoid relegation.
1. Norwich City
Norwich City have become a potentially relegated team from the Premier League this season. Until week 29, Norwich are still at the bottom of the standings. Of the 29 matches, they were only able to collect 21 points from 5 wins, 6 draws and 18 losses.
Norwich are six points adrift of a team in a safe zone from relegation. Their struggle to get out of the relegation zone will not be easy. Norwich still have to face the strong teams of Chelsea and Manchester City in the remaining matches. In addition, they are also still facing a team under the same board, namely Brighton.
2. Aston Villa
The Aston Villa promotion team is also in danger of returning to caste this season. The villa is only one strip above Norwich City which is at the bottom of the standings. But they still have a game postponed to be able to add points. Of the 28 games that have been played, Aston Villa won 7 wins, 4 draws and 17 defeats.
From these results, they get 25 points and only two points adrift of the safe zone. Villa still have to face the top six teams in the remaining games that face Chelsea, Wolves, Liverpool and Manchester United. As for the fellow under-team, they will face West Ham United.
The next team that is still in the relegation zone is Bournemouth. Bournemouth only collected 27 points from 29 matches that have been undertaken. So far they have achieved 7 wins, 6 draws and 16 defeats. Bournemouth only lost on goal difference from Watford who were above it.
In the remaining nine matches, they still have to face strong teams like Wolves, Leicester City, Manchester United to Manchester City. In the 2015/2016 season, Bournemouth recorded the history of the club for the first time playing in the Premier League and surviving until now.
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Watford have the same points with Bournemouth who are in the relegation zone. They collected 27 points from 29 matches that had been played before COVID-19. Of the 29 matches, Watford won 6 wins, 9 draws and 14 losses. They are still very prone to degradation because they are only one strip above the red zone.
Watford still have to fight for victory in the remaining nine matches to stay in the Premier League. But their efforts will not seem easy, because they still have to face Leicester, Chelsea to Manchester City.
5. West Ham United
West Ham United are the other team to collect 27 points so far. This makes them still not safe from the threat of degradation. They are in 16th place of the standings because of superior goal difference daei Watford and Bournemouth. Of the 29 matches, West Ham won 7 wins, 6 draws and 16 defeats.
In the remaining nine matches, they still have to face Wolves Chelsea and Manchester United. In addition, they also have to win when facing other low-ranking teams such as Norwich, Watford and Aston Villa.
6. Brighton & Hove Albion
Despite being 15th, Brighton & Hove Albion are still likely to be relegated from the Premier League. Of the 29 matches that have been undertaken, Brighton collected 29 points or just two points adrift of the team in the red zone.
So far, they have won 6 wins, 11 draws and 12 losses. In the remaining nine matches, Brighton also have to face heavy opponents namely the top six teams. Among them are Leicester City, Manchester United, Manchester City to Liverpool.
The six teams must fight until the end to avoid relegation from the Premier League this season. Which team will be relegated this season?
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