A graphic, showcasing the total points racked up by the Premier League’s top sides over the last 10 years, has emerged online this evening.
Premier League action
The final round of English top-flight fixtures of the decade took place this weekend.
Yesterday’s matchups saw Manchester United pick up an impressive 2-0 win at Burnley, Tottenham fight back to notch a point at Norwich, and Watford’s survival hopes given a boost courtesy of a 3-0 drubbing of Aston Villa.
Elsewhere, Everton made it 2 wins from 2 under Carlo Ancelotti, Leicester got back on track with a victory at West Ham, Brighton got the better of struggling Bournemouth, and Southampton and Crystal Palace played out a 1-1 draw.
This was followed by a trio of further fixtures today.
First, Chelsea bested Arsenal in Mikel Arteta’s home debut on the Gunners bench, before Liverpool’s staggering charge towards the Premier League title continued with a hard-fought win over Wolves.
And the weekend’s final matchup saw a Kevin De Bruyne-inspired Manchester City get the better of Sheffield United at the Etihad.
Kevin De Bruyne’s game by numbers vs. Sheffield United:
44 passes in opp.half
13 total duels (most)
6 total crosses (most)
1 chance created
Another brilliant performance. pic.twitter.com/Se20pIEo8y
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 29, 2019
City’s decade dominance
As such, the final set of Premier League fixtures of the 2010s have now been played, as we get set to move into a new decade.
And, as outlined above, this has since seen Sky Sports produce a graphic, showcasing the total number of points racked up by the English top-flight’s ‘top-6’ over the course of the last 10 years.
Manchester City lead the pack by a distance, with a hefty 818 points.
Man United sit 2nd, narrowly ahead of Chelsea, with Liverpool in 4th.
Finally, incredibly, Spurs edge out north London rivals Arsenal by a solitary point.
📊The final @premierleague game of the decade has been played – most PL points in the last 10 years:
818 Man City
747 Man Utd
702 Arsenal pic.twitter.com/3wwIw2bGTp
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) December 29, 2019