The 2020/21 Premier League season reaches a crescendo this Sunday. It has been 37 weeks of full-on excitement, drama and excellent football action.
The permutations for European placements end this Sunday. Three teams battle hard for the two UEFA Champions League spots while four teams push intensely for two Europa League positions.
After what looked like a disastrous season at the end of April, things may yet end positively for Liverpool who has outleaped Leicester City into fourth place.
Review of Gameweek 37
The previous game week witnessed plenty of twists and turns, making for plenty of excitement and mixed emotions.
Manchester United and Fulham shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. However, Edison Cavani scored a contender for the goal of the season on the evening.
Patrick Bamford scored his 16th goal of the campaign as Leeds capped off a wonderful season with a 2-0 win against Southampton.
Brighton came from two goals down to defeat the Premier League Champions, 3-2.
Chelsea moved into third place after defeating Leicester City 2-1 in what was a top-four six-pointer.
Everton managed a 1-0 win over Wolves as Joe Willock scored in his sixth consecutive match to defeat Sheffield 1-0.
Arsenal scored two goals in stoppage time to overcome Crystal Palace 3-1.
Liverpool took advantage of Leicester’s slip-up to move into fourth position with a 3-0 win against Burnley.
West Ham secured a comfortable 3-1 win against West Brom to put themselves within a draw of Europa League qualification.
Preview of Gameweek 38
As has become customary, all the matches in this final round will be played simultaneously across the different centres. The focus will be on the teams fighting for a place in Europe next season. It is safe to expect plenty of drama, intrigue and excitement.
Leicester City hosts Tottenham at the King Power. With the Foxes and the Spurs fighting for UCL and UEL qualification respectively, this fixture will definitely rain goals.
Wolves will entertain Manchester United at the Molineux as West Ham face off against Southampton for a chance to feature in Europe’s second-tier competition.
Sheffield takes on Burnley as Fulham and Newcastle meet at the Craven Cottage.
Leeds United and West Brom will have a go at each other as Arsenal takes on Brighton.
Chelsea will be desperate for a win against Aston Villa at the Villa Park to outrightly secure third position in the Premier League.
Manchester City squares up against Everton as Liverpool slugs it out against Crystal Palace to remain fourth.
Predictions for Gameweek 38
Leicester City vs Tottenham (over 2.5 goals)
Wolves vs Manchester United (over 1.5 goals)
West Ham vs Southampton (1X)
Sheffield vs Burnley (2X)
Fulham vs Newcastle (half-time draw)
Leeds United vs West Brom (over 2.5 goals)
Arsenal vs Brighton (1X)
Aston Villa vs Chelsea (over 2.5 goals)
Manchester City vs Everton (1)
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace (1)