The final day of the Premier League season could throw up a one-off Champions League play off for two of Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal, if results fall a certain way. With one game remaining there is still a chance that the Gunners could face the Reds in a one-off match at a neutral ground. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City sit in a good position, two points ahead of fourth-placed Liverpool, but can still be caught should if they suffer a huge defeat against Watford. Following are all the possible results that could bring up a Champions League Play off in the Premier League.
1. Arsenal v Liverpool (fourth-place play-off)
Arsenal and Liverpool would finish joint-fourth should Liverpool lose 2-0 at home to Middlesbrough and Arsenal draw 1-1 with Everton. They would also finish level should Liverpool lose 3-1 and Arsenal draw 2-2, and so on.
2. Liverpool v Manchester City (third-place play-off)
Liverpool and Manchester City would finish joint-third should Manchester City draw 3-3 with Watford, and Liverpool were to beat Middlesbrough 3-0. They would also finish level, for instance, should City draw 4-4 and Liverpool win by a score of 4-1, and so on.
3. Arsenal v Manchester City (fourth-place play-off)
Arsenal and Manchester City would finish joint-fourth should Arsenal beat Everton 1-0, Manchester City lose 4-0 at Watford, and Liverpool beat Middlesbrough. They would also finish level should Arsenal win 2-1 and City lost 5-1, and so on.
Whatever happens one thing is for sure – we could be in for the most dramatic finale yet.