EPL Final weekend: Plenty to play for

4 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SPOTS

1st to 3rd: Group stage

4th: Final qualifying round

Group stage prize money

Fee: €12 million (S$16.4 million)

Win: €1.5m Draw: €0.5m


THE EQUATION

Qualified

Leicester City (1st) and Tottenham (2nd) are assured of the group stage spots.

Battle for second

Arsenal (3rd) can overtake Spurs with a win while their rivals lose.

Battle for third

Lose, and Arsenal could end up fourth on goal difference if Manchester City (4th) win.

Battle for fourth

United (63 points) could leapfrog City (65).

5th Champions League spot

Liverpool will be in the group stages if they win the Europa League.


3 EUROPA LEAGUE SPOTS

5th EPL team: Group stage

FA Cup winners: Group stage

League Cup winners: Third qualifying round Prize money

Third qualifying round: €220k

Play-off round: €230k

Group stage fee: €2.4m

Group win: €360k Draw: €120k


THE EQUATION

Extra two places for England?

League Cup winners City will finish no lower than 6th, so their spot will filter down to the sixth-placed team. If United beat Crystal Palace to win the FA Cup and finish in top six, then the spot will go to 7th place.

Battle for fifth

City (65), United (63) and West Ham (62). And should United and West Ham lose, Southampton, in 7th on 60, could take 5th if they win with a bigger goal difference than United.


FIXTURES

TODAY

Chelsea v Leicester Ch102 & Ch227, 9.55pm

Newcastle v Tottenham  Ch103 & Ch228, 9.55pm

Swansea v Manchester City  Ch104 & Ch229, 9.55pm

Manchester United v Bournemouth Ch105 & Ch230, 9.55pm

Arsenal v Aston Villa Ch106 & Ch231, 9.55pm

West Bromwich v Liverpool  Ch107 & Ch232, 9.55pm

Everton v Norwich  Ch108 & Ch233, 9.55pm

Southampton v Crystal Palace 

Stoke v West Ham

Watford v Sunderland

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 15, 2016, with the headline 'EPL Final weekend: Plenty to play for'. Print Edition | Subscribe