There's only one match remaining for every Premier League team as the season closes on Sunday. Liverpool and Manchester City have already qualified for the Champions League group stage next season, with the latter having done so after winning their UCL ban appeal. That means there are two spots available through the league with just 90 minutes of play remaining for all contenders. As it stands, Manchester United and Chelsea would be in and Leicester City would be on the outside looking in if the season ended today. United and Leicester meet on Sunday where the winner qualifies for the UCL.
Here's a look at the table and what to know about the race for the top four.
Race for Europe
Places 1-4 qualify for UCL, while 5-6 go to the Europa League.
- Liverpool, 96 points
- Manchester City, 78 points
- Manchester United, 63 points (+28 GD)
- Chelsea, 63 points (+13 GD)
- Leicester City, 62 points (+28 GD)
- Wolves, 59 (+13 GD)
- Tottenham, 58 points (+14 GD)
Remaining schedule for top-four contenders
(All times U.S./Eastern)
Sunday, July 26 (Decision Day)
Chelsea vs. Wolves, 11 a.m.
Leicester City vs. Manchester United, 11 a.m.
Tottenham vs. Crystal Palace, 11 a.m.
In order to qualify for Champions League, here's what each team needs to do:
- Manchester United: Win/draw against Leicester City or a Chelsea loss vs. Wolves
- Chelsea: Win/draw against Wolves or a loss combined with a Manchester United win at Leicester
- Leicester City: Win against Manchester United or draw combined with a Chelsea loss vs. Wolves