The 2020-21 season, however, has been a harsh reality check for Liverpool. The reigning champions started the season well, but their early 7-2 defeat against Aston Villa raised eyebrows. While they brushed it off as an anomaly and continued to rack up the wins, injuries to key players and a horrid run of form since the turn of the year has seen them drop out of the Premier League top four.

26th MAY 1999, UEFA Champions League Final, Barcelona, Spain, Manchester United 2 v Bayern Munich 1, Manchester United team with manager Alex Ferguson celebrate with the trophy following their win (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)
PosClubPWDLGDPts
1 Man City3123534574
2 Man Utd3017942560
3 Leicester3017581956
4 Chelsea3014971651
5 Tottenham3014791949
6 Liverpool3014791549
7 West Ham2914781049
8 Everton2814410346
9 Aston Villa29135111144
10 Arsenal3012612542
11 Leeds3013314-142
12 Crystal Palace2910712-1637
13 Southampton3010614-1436
14 Wolverhampton299812-1035
15 Burnley308913-1633
16 Brighton3071112-532
17 Newcastle307815-2029
18 Fulham3151115-1726
19 West Bromwich304917-3421
20 Sheffield304224-3514

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