• Harry Twort

The Premier League title race like no other

As we all know, the Premier League isn’t the only league in England that has encountered some strange results this season. However, as we have passed the halfway mark in the season, the Premier League title race has certainly begun to catch fire with the top 4 being within 10 points of each other.

Currently (as of the 10th of February 2021), Manchester City is leading the race for the title with one game in hand at 50 PTS, with Manchester United creeping just behind them with 45 PTS leaving a very tight 5 points difference between the Mancunian sides.

Leicester, a side who are stamping down their authority to make it the norm for them battling for a UEFA Champions League place are then only two points behind Manchester United. To complete the top 4, last campaign’s winners Liverpool, sit in that number 4 position and are only 3 points away from Leicester.

Manchester City have been a brick wall in defence for the majority of this season, conceding just 14 goals and recently running riot against a severely injury-struck Liverpool side beating them 4–1 at Anfield last Sunday. City’s neighbours Manchester United have also been very lively this season especially in front of goal, scoring the most goals in the league so far.

Leicester have been competing for a top 4 place for numerous seasons now and along the way they have played some very entertaining football, having scored many goals this season with Jamie Vardy being the talisman for them at the front.

Last season’s winners Liverpool have certainly been an unlucky bunch this year with countless injuries including defensive maestro and star man Virgil Van Dijk. This has had a huge impact on their backline as you can imagine but Liverpool have used the Winter transfer window to their advantage by signing highly rated young Centre back Ozan Kabak from Schalke.

Personally, I think the remainder of this season's title race will be breath-taking and will go right down to the wire. I believe Manchester City will scrape a final day win to ensure that the Premier League once again goes up the M60. The reasoning behind my opinion on City taking this year’s title is because I believe they are too ruthless this season and have the squad depth in the side that any manager can only dream about.

I’ve given my opinions on this weird but wonderful Premier League title race. Why not drop your opinions down in the comment section below?

Written by Harry Twort