2017–18 Premier League

26th season of the top English association football professional league

The 2017-18 Premier League is the 26th premier league as Chelsea are the defending Champions. The season started on 11 August 2017 and is finishes on 13 May 2018. Newcastle United F.C. Brighton and Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town got promoted to the Premier League from the English Football League. Brighton are playing in the Premier League for the first time in their history.

Premier League
Season2017–18
ChampionsManchester City
3rd Premier League title
5th English title
Champions LeagueManchester City
Manchester United
Matches played365
Goals scored976 (2.67 per match)
Top goalscorerMohamed Salah
(31 goals)[1]
Biggest home winManchester City 5–0 Liverpool
(9 September 2017)
Manchester City 5–0 Crystal Palace
(23 September 2017)
Manchester City 7–2 Stoke City
(14 October 2017)
Arsenal 5–0 Huddersfield Town
(29 November 2017)
Liverpool 5–0 Swansea City
(26 December 2017)
Chelsea 5–0 Stoke City
(30 December 2017)
Liverpool 5–0 Watford
(17 March 2018)
Manchester City 5–0 Swansea City
(22 April 2018)
Crystal Palace 5–0 Leicester City
(28 April 2018)
Biggest away winWatford 0–6 Manchester City
(16 September 2017)
Highest scoringManchester City 7–2 Stoke City
(14 October 2017)
Longest winning run18 matches
Manchester City
Longest unbeaten run22 matches
Manchester City
Longest winless run20 matches
West Bromwich Albion
Longest losing run8 matches
West Bromwich Albion
Highest attendance83,222[2]
Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 Arsenal
(10 February 2018)
Lowest attendance10,242[2]
Bournemouth 2–1 West Bromwich Albion
(17 March 2018)
Total attendance13,526,412[2]
Average attendance38,210[2]
All statistics correct as of 30 April 2018.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Manchester City (C) 38 32 4 2 106 27 +79 100 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Manchester United 38 25 6 7 68 28 +40 81
3 Tottenham Hotspur 38 23 8 7 74 36 +38 77
4 Liverpool 38 21 12 5 84 38 +46 75
5 Chelsea 38 21 7 10 62 38 +24 70 Qualification for the Europa League group stage[a]
6 Arsenal 38 19 6 13 74 51 +23 63
7 Burnley 38 14 12 12 36 39 −3 54 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round[a]
8 Everton 38 13 10 15 44 58 −14 49
9 Leicester City 38 12 11 15 56 60 −4 47
10 Newcastle United 38 12 8 18 39 47 −8 44
11 Crystal Palace 38 11 11 16 45 55 −10 44
12 Bournemouth 38 11 11 16 45 61 −16 44
13 West Ham United 38 10 12 16 48 68 −20 42
14 Watford 38 11 8 19 44 64 −20 41
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 9 13 16 34 54 −20 40
16 Huddersfield Town 38 9 10 19 28 58 −30 37
17 Southampton 38 7 15 16 37 56 −19 36
18 Swansea City (R) 38 8 9 21 28 56 −28 33 Relegation to the EFL Championship
19 Stoke City (R) 38 7 12 19 35 68 −33 33
20 West Bromwich Albion (R) 38 6 13 19 31 56 −25 31
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored. 4) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champion, teams for relegation or teams for UEFA competitions).[3]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Since the winners of the 2017–18 FA Cup (Chelsea or Manchester United) and the winners of the 2017–18 EFL Cup (Manchester City) qualified for European competition based on league position, the berths awarded to the FA Cup winners (Europa League group stage) and the League Cup winners (Europa League second qualifying round) were passed down the league.


ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ARS BOU BHA BUR CHE CRY EVE HUD LEI LIV MCI MUN NEW SOU STK SWA TOT WAT WBA WHU
Arsenal 3–0 2–0 5–0 2–2 4–1 5–1 5–0 4–3 3–3 0–3 1–3 1–0 3–2 3–0 2–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 4–1
Bournemouth 2–1 2–1 1–2 0–1 2–2 2–1 4–0 0–0 0–4 1–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–4 0–2 2–1 3–3
Brighton & Hove Albion 2–1 2–2 0–0 0–4 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–5 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 4–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 3–1
Burnley 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–3 1–0 0–1 1–1
Chelsea 0–0 0–3 2–0 2–3 2–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 5–0 1–0 1–3 4–2 3–0 1–1
Crystal Palace 2–3 2–2 3–2 1–0 2–1 2–2 0–3 5–0 1–2 0–0 2–3 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–2 0–1 2–1 2–0 2–2
Everton 2–5 2–1 2–0 0–1 0–0 3–1 2–0 2–1 0–0 1–3 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 3–1 0–3 3–2 1–1 4–0
Huddersfield Town 0–1 4–1 2–0 0–0 1–3 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–3 1–2 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–4 1–0 1–0 1–4
Leicester City 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 0–3 2–0 3–0 2–3 0–2 2–2 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 0–2
Liverpool 4–0 3–0 4–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 2–1 4–3 0–0 2–0 3–0 0–0 5–0 2–2 5–0 0–0 4–1
Manchester City 3–1 4–0 3–1 3–0 1–0 5–0 1–1 0–0 5–1 5–0 2–3 3–1 2–1 7–2 5–0 4–1 3–1 3–0 2–1
Manchester United 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 2–1 4–0 4–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–2 4–1 0–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 4–0
Newcastle United 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 2–3 1–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 0–3 0–1 3–0
Southampton 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–3 1–2 4–1 1–1 1–4 0–2 0–1 0–1 2–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 1–0 3–2
Stoke City 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–4 1–2 1–2 2–0 2–2 0–3 0–2 2–2 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–2 0–0 3–1 0–3
Swansea City 3–1 0–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 0–4 0–4 0–1 0–1 1–2 0–2 1–2 1–0 4–1
Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–0 4–0 2–0 5–4 4–1 1–3 2–0 1–0 5–2 5–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–1
Watford 2–1 2–2 0–0 1–2 4–1 0–0 1–0 1–4 2–1 3–3 0–6 2–4 2–1 2–2 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–0 2–0
West Bromwich Albion 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 0–4 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–4 2–2 2–3 1–2 2–2 2–3 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–0
West Ham United 0–0 1–1 0–3 0–3 1–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 1–4 1–4 0–0 2–3 3–0 1–1 1–0 2–3 2–0 2–1

Season recordEdit

As of 23 April 2018

ScoringEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[1]
1   Mohamed Salah Liverpool 32
2   Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur 30
3   Sergio Agüero Manchester City 21
4   Jamie Vardy Leicester City 20
5   Raheem Sterling Manchester City 18
6   Romelu Lukaku Manchester United 16
7   Roberto Firmino Liverpool 15
8   Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal 14
9   Gabriel Jesus Manchester City 13
10   Eden Hazard Chelsea 12
  Riyad Mahrez Leicester City
  Glenn Murray Brighton & Hove Albion
  Son Heung-min Tottenham Hotspur

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date Ref
  Sergio Agüero Manchester City Watford 6–0 (A) 16 September 2017 [4]
  Álvaro Morata Chelsea Stoke City 4–0 (A) 23 September 2017 [5]
  Callum Wilson Bournemouth Huddersfield Town 4–0 (H) 18 November 2017 [6]
  Wayne Rooney Everton West Ham United 4–0 (H) 29 November 2017 [7]
  Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur Burnley 3–0 (A) 23 December 2017 [8]
Southampton 5–2 (H) 26 December 2017 [9]
  Sergio Agüero Manchester City Newcastle United 3–1 (H) 20 January 2018 [10]
  Aaron Ramsey Arsenal Everton 5–1 (H) 3 February 2018 [11]
  Sergio Agüero4 Manchester City Leicester City 5–1 (H) 10 February 2018 [12]
  Mohamed Salah4 Liverpool Watford 5–0 (H) 17 March 2018 [13]
Note

4 Player scored 4 goals; (H) – Home ; (A) – Away

Top assistsEdit

Rank Player Club Assists[14]
1   Kevin De Bruyne Manchester City 16
2   Leroy Sané Manchester City 15
3   David Silva Manchester City 11
  Raheem Sterling Manchester City
5   Dele Alli Tottenham Hotspur 10
  Christian Eriksen Tottenham Hotspur
  Mohamed Salah Liverpool
  Paul Pogba Manchester United
  Riyad Mahrez Leicester City
10   Henrikh Mkhitaryan Manchester United/Arsenal 9

Clean sheetsEdit

Rank Player Club Clean
sheets[15]
1   David de Gea Manchester United 18
2   Ederson Manchester City 16
3   Thibaut Courtois Chelsea 15
  Hugo Lloris Tottenham Hotspur
5   Petr Čech Arsenal 11
  Nick Pope Burnley
7   Ben Foster West Bromwich Albion 10
  Loris Karius Liverpool
  Jonas Lössl Huddersfield Town
  Jordan Pickford Everton
  Mathew Ryan Brighton & Hove Albion

DisciplineEdit

PlayerEdit

ClubEdit

  • Most yellow cards: 73[18]
    • West Bromwich Albion
    • West Ham United
  • Most red cards: 5[19]
    • Leicester City

AwardsEdit

Monthly awardsEdit

Month Manager of the Month Player of the Month Goal of the Month References
Manager Club Player Club Player Club
August   David Wagner Huddersfield Town   Sadio Mané Liverpool   Charlie Daniels Bournemouth [20][21][22]
September   Pep Guardiola Manchester City   Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur   Antonio Valencia Manchester United [23][24][25]
October   Leroy Sané Manchester City   Sofiane Boufal Southampton [26][27][28]
November   Mohamed Salah Liverpool   Wayne Rooney Everton [29][30][31]
December   Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur   Jermain Defoe Bournemouth [32][33][34]
January   Eddie Howe Bournemouth   Sergio Agüero Manchester City   Willian Chelsea [35][36][37]
February   Chris Hughton Brighton & Hove Albion   Mohamed Salah Liverpool   Victor Wanyama Tottenham Hotspur [38][39][40]
March   Sean Dyche Burnley   Jamie Vardy Leicester City [41][42][43]
April   Darren Moore West Bromwich Albion   Wilfried Zaha Crystal Palace   Christian Eriksen Tottenham Hotspur [44][45][46]

PFA Team of the YearEdit

The PFA Team of the Year was:

PFA Player of the YearEdit

The PFA Players' Player of the Year was awarded to Mohamed Salah.[47]

PFA Young Player of the YearEdit

The PFA Young Player of the Year was awarded to Leroy Sané.[48]

FWA Footballer of the YearEdit

The FWA Footballer of the Year was awarded to Mohamed Salah.ref>"Daniels strike voted Carling Goal of the Month". Premier League. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2017.ref>"Daniels strike voted Carling Goal of the Month". Premier League. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2017.[49]

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "English Premier League Statistics". ESPN. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
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  6. "Bournemouth 4–0 Huddersfield". BBC Sport. 18 November 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  7. "Everton 4–0 West Ham United". BBC Sport. 29 November 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  8. "Burnley 0–3 Tottenham Hotspur". BBC Sport. 23 December 2017. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
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  33. "Kane matches Gerrard with EA SPORTS player award". Premier League. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  34. "Defoe strike claims Carling Goal of the Month". Premier League. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
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  37. "Willian claims January Carling Goal of the Month". Premier League. 16 February 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
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