Manchester United’s 0-0 draw against Wolves on Saturday evening means it’s just one win from five matches in 2020.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are six points behind fourth-placed Chelsea and facing a serious battle to finish in the automatic Champions League places.
Assuming that Liverpool, Manchester City and Leicester City will occupy the top three places, there is just one spot in the top four remaining.
And can Man United be trusted to finish about Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Sheffield United and Wolves?
On current form, the answer to that is no.
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One fact that should really concern Solskjaer is that Man United would be in the relegation zone based on results in 2020 alone.
United’s return of four points from five matches in the calendar year puts them in 18th place, ahead of only Brighton and Crystal Palace.
They kicked off the year with a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal on New Year’s Day.
Then followed a 4-0 win over Norwich on January 11 but Man United haven’t scored a single goal in the league since then.
They had successive 2-0 defeats to Liverpool and Burnley and then drew 0-0 with Wolves.
So five games have yielded just one win and four points.
That’s not good.
Check out the full Premier League table if only results in 2020 counted:
1. Liverpool | 18 points
2. Man City | 10
3. Southampton | 9
4. Everton | 8
5. Leicester City | 7
6. Watford | 7
7. Arsenal | 7
8. Tottenham | 7
9. Burnley | 7
10. Sheffield Utd | 7
11. Aston Villa | 7
12. Chelsea | 6
13. Newcastle | 6
14. Bournemouth | 6
15. Wolves | 5
16. West Ham | 5
17. Norwich | 5
18. Man United | 4
19. Brighton | 3
20. Crystal Palace | 3News Now - Sport News