THE race of the Premier League title goes right down to the wire.
Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool have been neck-and-neck all through the season – however lastly a winner might be topped following the ultimate spherical of fixtures at this time.
How can Manchester Metropolis win the title?
AFTER a shocking run of kind, Metropolis have the title in their very own palms.
The reigning champions go into the ultimate spherical of fixtures main Liverpool by a single level – and have a superior purpose distinction (Four objectives).
They head to the South Coast and the Amex Stadium, the place Brighton might be celebrating surviving for a second consecutive season within the top-flight.
If Metropolis can repeat the victory they recorded right here final season, then they are going to be topped champions come 5pm on Sunday no matter Liverpool do.
Ought to Pep Guardiola’s males be held to a draw, Liverpool must beat Wolves at Anfield to leapfrog them into first place.
And defeat for Pep’s facet – which might be their first on the highway since Newcastle in January – would value them the title provided that Liverpool picked up three factors, or they misplaced by greater than FOUR objectives and the Reds drew on Merseyside.
How can Liverpool win the title?
JURGEN KLOPP’s facet will nonetheless consider after a loopy week within the Champions League.
The Reds overturned a three-goal deficit to succeed in the ultimate in opposition to Spurs and might be decided to do their bit after a loopy title race.
To place the stress on Metropolis and stand any life like likelihood, they must beat Wolves at Anfield.
Defeat or a draw is not going to be sufficient to overtake Metropolis, until Brighton pull off one of many best shocks in Premier League historical past and stuff the champions 5-Zero.
OKAY, so that is essentially the most far-fetched potential consequence.
However after the season – and significantly the week – we have had, the likelihood does have to be explored.
If Man Metropolis are overwhelmed Four-Zero at Brighton and Liverpool draw Four-Four with Wolves, then the groups might be stage on factors, purpose distinction and head-to-head document.
In consequence, for the primary time ever a one-off playoff recreation can be performed to resolve the Premier League title winner.