The Premier League is renowned for its exciting unpredictability. However, a supercomputer has defied the excitement and predicted the final Premier League table.
It hasn’t been shy in making some controversial decisions too, predicting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United to leapfrog Frank Lampard’s Chelsea to clinch a place in the top four.
As the division heads into its final 10 fixtures, talkSPORT’s computer has banished the current bottom three teams to the realms of the Championship. That’s right, the system is predicting no great escape from Premier League newbies Norwich City and Aston Villa, with Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth also dropping after a commendable five seasons in the topflight.
It will come as no surprise to see that runaway leaders Liverpool are predicted to win their first ever Premier League title, with last year’s winners Manchester City coming in second.
The biggest shock to the system, though, is that Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur have been tipped to finish out of the top six despite occupying a top-four finish in every season since 2016. The side, according to the super system, could miss out on a place in a European contest altogether; Wolverhampton Wanderers confirm back-to-back seasons in the Europa League.
Here is the full predicted Premier League table…
20. Norwich City
19. Aston Villa
17. Brighton and Hove Albion
16. West Ham United
14. Newcastle United
13. Crystal Palace
8. Sheffield United
7. Tottenham Hotspur
6. Wolverhampton Wanderers
4. Manchester United
3. Leicester City
2. Manchester City
Blades fans might be more than pleased with the prospect of finishing eight in their first Premier League season since 2007. Arsenal are expected to remain in the realms of mid-table with the likes of Burnley, Southampton and Newcastle who might consider their respective positions a successful season’s work.
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