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Premier League
2019-20
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Day Sunday
Date 26 July 2020
Total matches 10
Total goals 33
League leaders start Liverpool
League leaders end Liverpool
Highest scoring Arsenal 3–2 Watford
Manchester City 5–0 Norwich City
Bottom start Norwich City
Bottom end Norwich City
Current league 2019-20
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Match day 37 Match day 1

Heading in to the final matchday for the 2019–20 season. Watford, Bournemouth and Aston Villa were fighting against relegation for the last remaining spot in the 2020–21 Premier League season. Leicester, Chelsea and Manchester United were all in the hunt for the final two Champions League spots. Wolves and Tottenham were in a battle to fill the 6th spot, and for a spot in the Europa League.

Overview

Managerless Watford were relegated from the Premier League on the final day of the season as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang inspired Arsenal to victory.

Brighton recorded their highest Premier League points total as they completed their campaign with an impressive win at Burnley.

Chelsea sealed fourth place in the Premier League to wrap up qualification for next season's Champions League with a comfortable victory over Wolves.

Tottenham secured their place in next season's Europa League with a hard-fought draw at Crystal Palace. The result sees Jose Mourinho's side leapfrog into sixth place above Wolves.

Bournemouth's five-year stay in the Premier League came to an end despite beating Everton at Goodison Park as Aston Villa's draw at West Ham meant they were relegated to the Championship.

Manchester United secured a place in the Champions League at the expense of Leicester City with victory at King Power Stadium.

Manchester City legend David Silva made his final Premier League appearance but Kevin de Bruyne stole the show as his side brushed aside already-relegated Norwich.

Champions Liverpool finished on their highest Premier League points total as they came from behind to beat Newcastle on the final day of the season.

Southampton overturned a half-time deficit for only the second time this season to end their Premier League campaign with victory over Sheffield United.

Aston Villa will play Premier League football next season after a draw at West Ham was enough to ensure they escaped relegation on the final day of the campaign.

Reliant on the result of the FA cup final, Arsenal could still qualify to the Europa League if they win. If Chelsea win then Wolves would qualify for the playoff stage and Tottenham would be given a automatic group stage spot.

Wolves could still qualify for the 2020–21 Champions League if they win the Europa League.

Match Details

Sunday 26 July 2020

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Arsenal Arsenal FC 3–2 Watford FC Watford Emirates Stadium, London
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mike Dean
Aubameyang Soccerball 5' (pen.)33'
Tierney Soccerball 24'
HT:3–1
Report
Deeney Soccerball 43' (pen.)
Welbeck Soccerball 66'

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Burnley Burnley FC 1–2 Brighton & Hove Albion FC Brighton Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 0
Referee: Jonathan Moss
Wood Soccerball 44' HT:1–1
Report
Bissouma Soccerball 20'
Connolly Soccerball 50'

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Chelsea Chelsea FC 2–0 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC Wolves Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 0
Referee: Stuart Attwell
Mount Soccerball 45+1'
Giroud Soccerball 45+4'
HT:2–0
Report

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Crystal Palace Crystal Palace FC 1–1 Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham Selhurst Park, London
Attendance: 0
Referee: Andre Marriner
Schlupp Soccerball 53' HT:0–1
Report
Kane Soccerball 13'

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Everton Everton FC 1–3 AFC Bournemouth Bournemouth Goodison Park, Liverpool
Attendance: 0
Referee: Chris Kavanagh
Kean Soccerball 41' HT:1–2
Report
King Soccerball 13' (pen.)
Solanke Soccerball 45+1'
Stanislas Soccerball 80'

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Leicester City Leicester City FC 0–2 Manchester United FC Manchester United King Power Stadium, Leicester
Attendance: 0
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Evans Yellow cardRed card 90+4' HT:0–0
Report
Fernandes Soccerball 71' (pen.)
Lingard Soccerball 90+8'

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Manchester City Manchester City FC 5–0 Norwich City FC Norwich City City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester
Attendance: 0
Referee: Craig Pawson
Jesus Soccerball 11'
De Bruyne Soccerball 45+1'90'
Sterling Soccerball 79'
Mahrez Soccerball 83'
HT:2–0
Report

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Newcastle United Newcastle United FC 1–3 Liverpool FC Liverpool St. James' Park, Newcastle
Attendance: 0
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Gayle Soccerball 1' HT:1–1
Report
van Dijk Soccerball 38'
Origi Soccerball 59'
Mané Soccerball 89'

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
Southampton Southampton FC 3–1 Sheffield United FC Sheffield United St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton
Attendance: 0
Referee: Peter Bankes
Adams Soccerball 50'71'
Ings Soccerball 84' (pen.)
HT:0–1
Report
Lundstram Soccerball 26'

Sunday 26 July 2020
16:00 GMT
West Ham United West Ham United FC 1–1 Aston Villa FC Aston Villa London Stadium, London
Attendance: 0
Referee: Michael Oliver
Yarmolenko Soccerball 85' HT:0–0
Report
Grealish Soccerball 84'

League table after Match day 38

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
1 Liverpool  (C) 38 32 3 3 85 33+52 99 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Manchester City 38 26 3 9 102 35+67 81
3 Manchester United 38 18 12 8 66 36+30 66
4 Chelsea 38 20 6 12 69 54+15 66
5 Leicester City 38 18 8 12 67 41+26 62 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
6 Tottenham Hotspur 38 16 11 11 61 47+14 59 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 15 14 9 51 40+11 59
8 Arsenal 38 14 14 10 56 48+8 56
9 Sheffield United 38 14 12 12 39 390 54
10 Burnley 38 15 9 14 43 50−7 54
11 Southampton 38 15 7 16 51 60−9 52
12 Everton 38 13 10 15 44 56−12 49
13 Newcastle United 38 11 11 16 38 58−20 44
14 Crystal Palace 38 11 10 17 31 50−19 43
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 9 14 15 39 54−15 41
16 West Ham United 38 10 9 19 49 62−13 39
17 Aston Villa 38 9 8 21 41 67−26 35
18 Bournemouth  (R) 38 9 7 22 40 65−25 34 Relegation to
EFL Championship
19 Watford  (R) 38 8 10 20 36 64−28 34
20 Norwich City  (R) 38 5 6 27 26 75−49 21
Updated to games played on 26 July 2020
Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

a. Manchester City were initially banned from all UEFA club competitions for the 2020–21 and 2021–22 seasons by the UEFA Club Financial Control Body on 14 February 2020 due to alleged breaches of the UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations. The decision was appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on 26 February 2020. That appeal was heard on 8 June 2020. The appeal was upheld on 13 July 2020, and the ban was overturned.
b. Since the winners of the 2019–20 EFL Cup, Manchester City, have qualified for the Champions League group stage by league position, the spot given to the EFL Cup winners (Europa League second qualifying round) is passed down to the sixth-placed team.

See also

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