Relegation Battle

Pablo Zabaleta in action for West Ham United in a 2017-18 Premier League match
Pablo Zabaleta: 'Premier League survival will not be easy'
West Ham United defender Pablo Zabaleta admits that surviving in the Premier League is "not going to be easy".
Feb 18, 11:51
Ben Davies and Ayoze Perez in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur on August 13, 2017
Ayoze Perez: 'Home form vital for Newcastle United survival hopes'
Ayoze Perez acknowledges that Newcastle United's home form over the remaining three months of the season could make the difference between staying up and going back down.
Feb 15, 11:35
Charlie Austin in action for Southampton on November 19, 2016
Charlie Austin: 'Southampton squad good enough to survive in Premier League'
Southampton have a good enough squad to avoid relegation from the Premier League, according to injured Saints striker Charlie Austin.
Feb 14, 21:56
Diego Cavalieri in action for Liverpool in December 2009
Crystal Palace 'in talks for Brazilian keeper'
Crystal Palace are reportedly in talks to sign veteran goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri as they gear up for a relegation dogfight.
Feb 14, 09:39
Burnley midfielder Jack Cork in action during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace on September 10, 2017
Jack Cork backs Swansea City to avoid relegation
Burnley midfielder Jack Cork backs his former club Swansea City to stay in the Premier League this season.
Feb 13, 18:31
Dele Alli and Oriol Romeu in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur on January 21, 2018
Oriol Romeu: 'Players to blame for Southampton struggles'
Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu insists that the players are to blame for the club's current league position, rather than underfire manager Mauricio Pellegrino.
Feb 12, 14:50
Mauricio Pellegrino observes the action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Watford on September 9, 2017
Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino: "Everything can change"
Mauricio Pellegrino insists that Southampton's 2-0 defeat to Liverpool was not a true reflection of recent performances, and is confident of avoiding the drop.
Feb 11, 19:04
Eddie Howe looks downbeat during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Eddie Howe apologises to Bournemouth fans following heavy loss
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe concedes that his side "are still in a relegation battle" after suffering a 4-1 defeat away at Huddersfield Town.
Feb 11, 17:36
A gleeful David Wagner during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on October 21, 2017
David Wagner: 'Victory against Bournemouth huge for Huddersfield Town'
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner hopes that his side can climb up the Premier League table after picking up a "huge" victory over Bournemouth on Sunday.
Feb 11, 17:22
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Roy Hodgson admits "a certain frustration"
Roy Hodgson admits "a certain frustration" after seeing his Crystal Palace side defeated 3-1 at Everton.
Feb 10, 19:02
Joselu celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Swansea City on January 13, 2018
Jose Mourinho: 'No way Newcastle United will go down'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho believes that Rafael Benitez has the know-how to keep Newcastle United above the dotted line in the battle to avoid relegation.
Feb 9, 16:22
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson tries to tempt you to the dark side during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Roy Hodgson: 'Point does not help Crystal Palace, Newcastle United'
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson admits that falling behind in games before recovering has "been the trademark" of his side's campaign after doing so again on Sunday.
Feb 4, 18:22
Carlos Carvalhal arrives for the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Carlos Carvalhal "happy" with "difficult" point
Swansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal admits that he was happy to walk away with a point from his side's trip to Leicester City.
Feb 3, 18:10
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Chris Hughton optimistic over Brighton & Hove Albion survival
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton says that he is optimistic over avoiding relegation following his side's 3-1 win over West Ham United.
Feb 3, 17:56
James Milner and Mason Holgate in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Everton on April 1, 2017
Roy Hodgson: '13 teams in relegation scrap'
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says that as many as 13 teams could realistically be in a relegation scrap in the latter stages of the 2017-18 campaign.
Feb 2, 20:45
Carlos Carvalhal arrives for the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Carlos Carvalhal: 'Players don't want to join us'
Swansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal admits that "most" of his transfer targets "don't want to come" to the club.
Jan 31, 08:40
Chris Coleman in charge of Wales in October 2017
Chris Coleman slams "unacceptable" defeat
Sunderland manager Chris Coleman criticises his side for an "unacceptable" display in their 3-1 loss to Birmingham City.
Jan 31, 08:20
Baggies manager Alan Pardew watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
Alan Pardew "really proud" of West Bromwich Albion players
West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew says that he is "really proud" of his players after battling to a 3-2 win over Liverpool to reach the last 16 of the FA Cup.
Jan 27, 22:42
Paul Lambert in charge of Aston Villa in February 2015
Paul Lambert hails "fantastic" Stoke City win
New Stoke City manager Paul Lambert praises his side for a "fantastic" result after their 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town.
Jan 20, 18:24
Callum Wilson celebrates the second during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Huddersfield Town on November 18, 2017
Callum Wilson hails "fantastic" comeback victory over Arsenal
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson admits that his side's 2-1 win against Arsenal "is a massive lift", helping to move the Cherries four points clear of relegation danger.
Jan 14, 15:43
Carlos Carvalhal watches on during the FA Cup game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Swansea City on January 6, 2018
Carlos Carvalhal pleased with Swansea City attitude
Swansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal praises his side for "reacting" well to claim a point from their trip to Newcastle United.
Jan 13, 18:23
Mark Hughes reacts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Mark Hughes "very proud" of Stoke City achievements
Sacked Stoke City boss Mark Hughes backs the club to avoid relegation to the Championship, while also talking up his personal achievements at the bet365 Stadium.
Jan 9, 18:04
Andy Carroll and Claudio Yacob in action during the Premier League game between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion on January 2, 2018
Andy Carroll confident West Ham United will not get relegated
West Ham United striker Andy Carroll is confident that the team will not succumb to relegation from the Premier League.
Jan 3, 15:11
Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal thinks he's got away with it on October 16, 2016
Carlos Carvalhal hails "deserved" Swansea City win
New Swansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal praises his side for pulling off a "deserved" win at Watford.
Dec 30, 18:08
Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal thinks he's got away with it on October 16, 2016
Carlos Carvalhal: 'Swansea City don't need a miracle'
New manager Carlos Carvalhal says that Swansea City do not need a "miracle" or "divine help" to be able to remain in the Premier League.
Dec 28, 16:29
Alfie Mawson is happy during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Caretaker boss Leon Britton: 'Do not write off Swansea City'
Leon Britton believes that Swansea City can use the experience of dodging relegation last season to their advantage in their latest battle to beat the drop.
Dec 21, 15:26
Leroy Fer in action for Swansea City on October 1, 2016
Leroy Fer: 'Crystal Palace match massive for Swansea City'
Leroy Fer hopes that Swansea City can replicate their form from the second half of last season to drag themselves off the foot of the table and to Premier League safety.
Dec 20, 10:45
Mark Hughes reacts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Mark Hughes: "Hopefully we'll get better"
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes insists that his side have enough quality to avoid a relegation battle after they fall to their fifth defeat in six games.
Dec 16, 18:57
A gleeful David Wagner during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on October 21, 2017
David Wagner: 'We are in the race to survive'
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner praises his side after they surpass the 20-point mark in the Premier League.
Dec 16, 18:21
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Rafael Benitez: "We need something in January"
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez says that the January transfer window will be key to the club's survival after they slump to another defeat in the Premier League.
Dec 16, 17:44
West Ham United manager David Moyes at the Premier League game against Manchester City on December 3, 2017
Aaron Cresswell: 'David Moyes has improved our work ethic'
West Ham United defender Aaron Cresswell can see clear positives from David Moyes's first month in charge of the club, despite some underwhelming results.
Dec 8, 21:21
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson tries to tempt you to the dark side during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson: "We shot ourselves in the foot"
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says that his side can head into the remainder of the season 'feeling confident' after recovering from a poor start to the campaign.
Dec 5, 14:40
Paul Clement applauds during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Paul Clement: 'We deserve to be bottom of table'
Swansea City manager Paul Clement delivers a brutally honest assessment of his side's current situation, declaring that they "deserve to be bottom of the table".
Dec 2, 17:35
Interim Toffees boss David Unsworth watches on during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Everton on October 25, 2017
David Unsworth: 'Everton may need to spend to avoid relegation'
Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says that his team might need to spend in January to avoid relegation.
Nov 28, 09:53
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Roy Hodgson: 'Crystal Palace have turned things around enormously'
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson believes that his side's dramatic 2-1 win over Stoke City is overdue reward for their improvement in recent weeks.
Nov 25, 22:08
Wilfried Zaha celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Yohan Cabaye: 'Vital Crystal Palace keep hold of Wilfried Zaha'
Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye admits that his side "missed" Wilfried Zaha when he was out injured and hopes to see his teammate stick around at Selhurst Park.
Nov 14, 14:55

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Burnley279992124-336
8Leicester CityLeicester2798103940-135
9Everton2797113246-1434
10Bournemouth2787123141-1031
11Watford2786133747-1030
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
18Southampton27511112840-1226
19Stoke CityStoke2767142753-2625
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
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