Manchester City opened up a two-point lead at the top of the English Premier League (EPL) Points Table, 2018-19 Season, with a 6-1 demolition of Southampton at home. Pep Guardiola’s men currently have 29 points from eleven games as they look to hit top gear in a repeat of last season. If you are looking for the latest points table and team standings of 2018-19 EPL Season, then you can find the updated points table her.
The other two undefeated sides of the English top tier- Chelsea and Liverpool currently have 27 points each with the Reds at second due to a more positive goal difference. The last Champions League spot is currently occupied by Tottenham Hotspurs who have one of their best starts to a season with 24 points in their bag.
This season is turning out to be interesting in every sense because if the revival of Arsenal who under Unai Emery look galvanised. They are in fifth place with 23 points after holding Liverpool at home while Manchester United have won three out of their last four games to climb up to seventh.
Jose Mourinho knows next weekends Manchester Derby will be massive for United’s fortunes as they will need to get something out of this game in order to continue their surge forward.
A strong run of fixtures can take a toll on their progress in the EPL, and it is here that Jurgen Klopp will earn his bread from in the form of how his management and team selection is. Sarri, on the other hand, has been able to revive Eden Hazard and is seeing the best of new signing Jorginho. Willian and Marcos Alonso too look promising for Chelsea at the start of the season, and they can be a real threat for the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool. English Premier League 2018/19, Matchday 5 Preview: Live Stream & Telecast Details, Your Guide to Top Matches This Weekend.
The top four clubs qualify for next seasons Europe’s premier competition, UEFA Champions League while those that end at the fifth, sixth and seventh head to the Europa League. One of the important selling feature of the English Premier League that makes it the most widely followed football league in the world is that any side can beat just about any opponent on their day unlike the other leagues like the Spanish La Liga and Italian Serie A, where it is very difficult for weaker teams to prevail over tougher opposition. Hence, no one is guaranteed a top-four finish, and like every season it will go down to the wire to decide the final positions.
English Premier League 2018–19 Points Table & Standings
Note: EPL 2018-19 Points Table Updated till November 5, 2018!
Defending champions Manchester City scored a perfect 100 in the points table to finish 19 points above Manchester United who came a distant second last season. Such was the dominance of Pep Guardiola’s men that they made the English League a one-sided affair.
In this historic season, Manchester City had the most wins (32), most goals (106), most away wins (16), biggest positive goal difference (+79) and the least time trailing (153 mins). While it will be virtually impossible for the City to emulate these feats, but they are a strong squad and genuine title challengers again.