Since the inversion of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic keeps shut down both local and global events, the football industry is no exception. However, it has been a disappointment for the football fans including the English Premier League, especially Liverpool fans English Premier League, as they were having a golden season this year. Fans have longed to know where their favourite would have ended on the table if the lockdown wasn’t imposed. Well, an AI already has an answer to that question.

Soccer stats firm, Opta has analysed the results of each team since the last four years to predict the results of the matches of this season. And to no one’s surprise, Liverpool crushed the other teams as they had 99.9% estimated probability of winning the title. It is only expected of the Scousers as they were having a dream season under Jurgen Klopp with only 1 loss and 1 draw.

AI Predicts Final English Premier League League Table

Now, Opta studied the attacking and defensive qualities of each team and gave the results of the recent matches extra weight in calculations. Then the stats firm examined the difficulty level of the remaining matches and with the help of goal predictions, Opta delivered the results.

EPL 2019/20 Final League Table (as predicted by Opta)

1st: Liverpool – 101 points

2nd: Manchester City – 80 points

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3rd: Leicester City – 67 points

4th: Chelsea – 63 points

5th: Manchester United – 61 points

6th: Tottenham Hotspur – 58 points

7th: Wolverhampton Wanderers – 56 points

8th: Arsenal – 56 points

9th: Sheffield United – 55 points

10th: Everton – 50 points

11th: Burnley – 49 points

12th: Crystal Palace – 49 points

13th: Newcastle United – 46 points

14th: Southampton – 44 points

15th: West Ham United – 39 points

16th: Brighton & Hove Albion – 37 points

17th: Watford – 36 points

18th: Bournemouth – 36 points

19th: Aston Villa – 32 points

20th: Norwich City – 29 points

Now, the AI from Opta has given officials a new way to decide the winner. However, we believe that no one (or AI) can predict the results of such an unpredictable game. Maybe because I am an ardent Manchester United fan and I want my team to be in the top 4 which, in this case, is not possible. Well, that is why I think it’s not practical. Go on and call me crazy!

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