Key Arsenal pair return, Chelsea star misses out, Hammers make two changes – originally posted on Sportslens.com
The 38th round of fixtures in the Premier League features some crucial matches at the top end of the EPL table.
We’ll update this story with reports, results, highlights and the latest Premier League standings throughout the games.
All eyes will be on the race to qualify for Europe, with seven teams vying to book a place in one of UEFA’s three competitions.
Chelsea, Liverpool and Leicester City are battling for the two remaining Champions League spots, and just one point separates the three sides at kick-off.
The Blues will be without N’Golo Kante for the trip to Aston Villa, with the midfielder failing to shake off a hamstring issue.
Liverpool and Leicester face home games against Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur respectively.
There are two other teams in contention for a Europa League place, with West Ham United in pole position to get the job done.
A point for the Hammers at home to Southampton would be enough for them to fend off Tottenham Hotspur.
David Moyes has made two changes to his starting XI, with Lukasz Fabianski and Jarrod Bowen coming into the line-up.
If West Ham secure the result they need, Spurs will be left to fight with Everton and Arsenal to qualify for the Europa Conference League.
Granit Xhaka and Martin Odegaard return for the Gunners as they take on Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium.
Week 38 EPL Results
Sunday, May 23
Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion
Aston Villa vs Chelsea
Fulham vs Newcastle United
Leeds United vs West Bromwich Albion
Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace
Manchester City vs Everton
Sheffield United vs Burnley
West Ham United vs Southampton
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester United
Premier League Highlights
What an addition Ruben Dias has been for Manchester City
Player of the season?
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Premier League Table
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