What happens if Liverpool and Manchester City finish tied on
Manchester City have a one-point lead over Liverpool atop the Premier League with one match to go in the season, and there is still a scenario that could see the two sides finish level on points at the end of the campaign on May 22.
Title destiny, however, is in Man City’s hands. They can clinch the title with a victory over Aston Villa at home on Sunday.
A Man City draw against Aston Villa would present Liverpool with the chance to overtake them if the Reds can beat Wolves.
In order for Man City and Liverpool to finish tied atop the Premier League table they would both need to finish on 90 points: a Liverpool draw against https://www.ramsmaster.com/Cornelius_Lucas_Jersey.NFL Wolves and a Man City lo s to Aston Villa.
A total of 90 points for each would mean tiebreakers come into play.
Premier League tiebreakersThe tiebreakers are outlined on page 105-107 of the. If two teams finish level on points, there are five tiebreakers that come into play to decide the title, a European place or relegation:
Overall goal difference;Overall goals scored;Total points in head-to-head matches during the Premier League season;Away goals scored in head-to-head matches during the Premier League season;One-game playoff at a neutral ground as determined by the Premier League.Since both Premier League showdowns between Liverpool and Man City finished 2-2, https://www.ramsmaster.com/Tyler_Higbee_Jersey.NFL if both teams finish level on points, goal difference and goals scored, it would result in a one-game playoff.
It would take some incredible results on the final day for Man City and Liverpool to be tied on both goal difference and goals scored. City would have to lose by a margin of six goals to Aston Villa and Liverpool would need a high-scoring draw of 5-5 (or potentially higher).
PlaceTeamPTSGPGDGSNext MatchTitleProbability1.Man City9037+7296vs. AVL, May 2282%2.Liverpool8937+6691vs. WOL, May 2218%3.Chelsea7036+4273vs. LEI, May 190%Liverpool run-in (1): vs. WOLManchester City run-in (1):vs. AVLHas the Premier League title ever been decided on goal difference?The Premier League title was memorably decided on goal difference in the 2011-12 season when Sergio Aguero scored a dramatic late winner for Manchester City against QPR.
The https://www.ramsmaster.com/Kayvon_Webster_Jersey.NFL victory allowed Manchester City to finish even with rivals Manchester United atop of the table on 89 points. That’s when the tiebreakers kicked in, starting with goal difference, giving Man City the title.
Man City knew going into the final game that as long as they won, it would be tough for Man United to make up the eight-goal gulf in goal difference. As long as Man City won, Man United would then have to win by an unusual number of goals to bridge the gap and that didn’t happen.
Manchester United’s +56 goal difference fell well short of Man City’s +64 goal difference, giving the Citizens their first title in the Premier League era.
With one week left in the 2021-22 Premier League season, Manchester City (+72) have the edge over Liverpool (+66) when it comes to the https://www.ramsmaster.com/Cam_Akers_Jersey.NFL first tiebreaker (goal difference). Barring any wild final-day results, Man City would win the title if both teams finished level on points.
Has the Premier League ever had a one-game playoff?The Premier League title has never needed a playoff at a neutral venue, but should two teams finish with the same number of points, goal difference, and goals scored, then it will be nece sary in 2021- https://www.ramsmaster.com/Jared_Goff_Jersey.NFL 22.
In addition to the 2011-2012 scenario which saw the two Manchester teams finish even on points, the Premier League has seen five seasons in which the title was decided by a single point. Manchester United were involved in four of them:
Premier League seasons decided by one point2018-19: 1st - Man City (98 pts), 2nd - Liverpool (97 pts)2009-10: 1st - Chelsea (86 pts), 2nd - Man United (85 pts)1998-99: 1st - Man United (79 pts), 2nd - Arsenal (78 pts)1997-98: 1st - Arsenal (78 pts), 2nd - Man United (77 pts)1994-95: 1st - Blackburn (89 pts), 2nd - Man United (88 pts)Premier League champion prize moneyAccording to , there is https://www.ramsmaster.com/Kurt_Warner_Jersey.NFL a formula for splitting up the pool of revenue collected by the Premier League from domestic and international TV rights fees.
The Premier League’s TV money is a major source of income for the division’s clubs. Teams that finish higher up the table, or whose games are broadcast more often, receive a greater share of money.
Half of the total pool is shared evenly among all 20 Premier League clubs. Another 25 percent is divvied up to each team based on how many times their matches were broadcast live on TV in the UK.
The remaining 25 percent of the total pool is disbursed as “merit” payments, which are determined based on where a team finishes in the standings.