Sunday, January 22, 2023

Pennant Fever

Here is the top of the English Premier League, with roughly half the season left to go:

1.  Arsenal:  16-1-2 (50 points)
2.  Man City:  14-3-3 (45)
3.  Newcastle:  10-1-9 (39) (goal differential of 22)
4.  Man Utd:  12-5-3 (39) (7)
5.  Tottenham:  10-7-3 (33)

Here are the matchups in the fourth round (round of 32) of the FA Cup, which takes place next weekend.  Teams from the English Premier League are in bold:

Friday, Jan. 27:
Manchester City v. Arsenal

Saturday, Jan. 28:
Walsall v. Leicester City
Blackburn Rovers v. Birmingham City
Bristol City v. West Bromwich Albion
Fulham v. Sunderland
Ipswich Town v. Burnley
Luton Town v. Grimsby Town
Sheffield Wednesday v. Fleetwood Town
Southampton v. Blackpool
Boreham Wood or Accrington Stanley v. Leeds Utd
Preston North End v. Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester Utd v. Reading

Sunday, Jan. 29:
Brighton & Hove Albion v. Liverpool
Stoke City v. Stevenage
Wrexham v. Sheffield Utd
Derby County v. West Ham Utd

1 comment:

  1. Is there any chance that Manchester United would lose to Reading? Like, is there a deal where they wouldn't send their top players because they are all playing in some superEurope tournament or whatever?