2018–19 Premier League
The 2018–19 Premier League was the 27th premier league season. Manchester City won the title while Liverpool was runner-up. Wolverhampton Wanderers, Cardiff City and Fulham joined as the promoted clubs from the 2017–18 EFL Championship. They replaced West Bromwich Albion, Swansea City and Stoke City who were relegated to the 2018–19 EFL Championship. The season started on 11 August 2018 and finished on 19 May 2019.
4th Premier League title
|Champions League||Manchester City|
|Goals scored||1072 (2.82 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang|
(22 goals each)
|Best goalkeeper||Alisson (21 clean sheets)|
|Biggest home win||Manchester City 6–0 Chelsea|
(10 February 2019)
|Biggest away win||Cardiff City 0–5 Manchester City|
(22 September 2018)
Brighton & Hove Albion 0–5 Bournemouth
(13 April 2019)
|Highest scoring||Everton 2–6 Tottenham Hotspur|
(23 December 2018)
Crystal Palace 5–3 Bournemouth
(12 May 2019)
|Longest winning run||14 matches|
|Longest unbeaten run||20 matches|
|Longest winless run||14 matches|
|Longest losing run||9 matches|
Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Arsenal
(2 March 2019)
Bournemouth 2–1 Huddersfield Town
(4 December 2018)
This season had two aviation accidents that involved people from the Premier League. On 27 October 2018, Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed in a helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium, shortly after a 1–1 home draw against West Ham United and then almost three months later, on 21 January 2019, Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala, who had already agreed a deal with Cardiff City following his record signing from Nantes, died on board a Piper PA-46 Malibu aircraft that crashed off Alderney while he was going to England for completing the medical formalities.
On 30 March 2019, Huddersfield Town were the first team to be relegated, after a 2–0 defeat at Crystal Palace. They were relegated with six games remaining. This made them the only second team to be relegated before the end of March in the history of premier league, the other one being Derby County who were relegated in 2007–08. On 2 April 2019, Fulham followed Huddersfield after a 4-1 defeat at Watford with five games remaining.
Twenty teams will compete in the league this season, out of which, seventeen teams will be from the previous season of premier league, and three new teams which get promoted from the EFL Championship. The teams who will play in premier league for this season are :
- Brighton and Hove Albion
- Crystal Palace
- Leicester City
- Manchester City
- Manchester United
- Newcastle United
- Tottenham Hotspur
- West Ham
- Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton played in the Premier League for the first time since 2012.
Teams promoted to the Premier League
Teams relegated to the EFL Championship
- Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Manchester City (C)||38||32||2||4||95||23||+72||98||Qualification for the Champions League group stage|
|5||Arsenal||38||21||7||10||73||51||+22||70||Qualification for the Europa League group stage[a]|
|7||Wolverhampton Wanderers||38||16||9||13||47||46||+1||57||Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round[a]|
|10||West Ham United||38||15||7||16||52||55||−3||52|
|17||Brighton & Hove Albion||38||9||9||20||35||60||−25||36|
|18||Cardiff City (R)||38||10||4||24||34||69||−35||34||Relegation to the EFL Championship|
|20||Huddersfield Town (R)||38||3||7||28||22||76||−54||16|
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).
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
- Since the winners of the EFL Cup and the FA Cup, Manchester City, qualified for the Champions League, the spot given to the FA Cup winners (Europa League group stage) was passed to the sixth-placed team and the spot given to the League Cup winners (Europa League second qualifying round) was passed to the seventh-placed team.
- As of 6 May 2019
|4||Sergio Agüero||Manchester City||21|
|5||Jamie Vardy||Leicester City||18|
|6||Harry Kane||Tottenham Hotspur||17|
|Raheem Sterling||Manchester City|
|10||Raúl Jiménez||Wolverhampton Wanderers||13|
|Glenn Murray||Brighton & Hove Albion|
|Paul Pogba||Manchester United|
|Sergio Agüero||Manchester City||Huddersfield Town||6–1 (H)||19 August 2018|||
|Eden Hazard||Chelsea||Cardiff City||4–1 (H)||15 September 2018|||
|Mohamed Salah||Liverpool||Bournemouth||4–0 (A)||8 December 2018|||
|Roberto Firmino||Liverpool||Arsenal||5–1 (H)||29 December 2018|||
|Diogo Jota||Wolverhampton Wanderers||Leicester City||4–3 (H)||19 January 2019|||
|Sergio Agüero||Manchester City||Arsenal||3–1 (H)||3 February 2019|||
|Sergio Agüero||Manchester City||Chelsea||6–0 (H)||10 February 2019|||
|Gerard Deulofeu||Watford||Cardiff City||5–1 (A)||22 February 2019|||
|Raheem Sterling||Manchester City||Watford||3–1 (H)||9 March 2019|||
|Lucas Moura||Tottenham Hotspur||Huddersfield Town||4–0 (H)||13 April 2019|||
|Ayoze Pérez||Newcastle United||Southampton||3–1 (H)||20 April 2019|||
|3||Christian Eriksen||Tottenham Hotspur||12|
|6||Leroy Sané||Manchester City||10|
|Raheem Sterling||Manchester City|
|8||Paul Pogba||Manchester United||9|
|10||Sergio Agüero||Manchester City||8|
|João Moutinho||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|5||Hugo Lloris||Tottenham Hotspur||12|
|6||Martin Dúbravka||Newcastle United||10|
|7||Neil Etheridge||Cardiff City||9|
|Kasper Schmeichel||Leicester City|
|8||Rui Patrício||Wolverhampton Wanderers||8|
|9||David de Gea||Manchester United||7|
|Łukasz Fabiański||West Ham United|
|Vicente Guaita||Crystal Palace|
- Most yellow cards: 75
- Most red cards: 5
- Leicester City
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