Race for the Champions League spots is heating up in the Premier League
Premier League right now is as entertaining as it can get. Manchester City after playing 32 games is sitting comfortably on the 1st spot with 74 points and is guaranteed a Champions League spot. Manchester United whereas has played a game less than their city rivals and is in 2nd spot with 63 points. Things get really interesting for the 3rd and 4th spots on the table.
6 teams are fighting for the 3rd and 4th spot on the Premier League table. Leicester City is currently sitting in 3rd spot with 56 points While West Ham is surprisingly in 4th position with 55 points. Chelsea and Liverpool are not far behind with 54 and 52 points respectively. Tottenham and Everton are just behind with 50 and 49 points. With only 7 points difference in the 3rd and 8th positioned team it can only take a couple of games to turn the tables around.
West Ham United is completely new to this Champions League fight. The team is doing exceptionally well considering they were fighting the relegation battle last season and just survived at 16th position. David Moyes has managed the team very well. Players like Declan Rice and Soucek are bossing the midfield. They get the ball back for the team and are great in transition play. Antonio in the attack has been their main man from the beginning of the season. The player who changed the scenario for West Ham is a new mid-season signing Jesse Lingard.
Jesse Lingard is brought on Loan From Manchester United and is in the best form of his career. He has made 9 appearances for the club and has scored 8 goals and has provided 3 assists. In the last 10 games, West Ham has won 6 games beating teams like Tottenham and Leicester City and has lost just 2 times to the Manchester clubs. West ham has not been in the Champions League spot for the past 2 decades.
With 7 or 8 games remaining for the season to end, this season is probably the most exciting one, as we might see some big turn arounds and some big teams missing out on the Champions League.