English Premier League Standings and Results: Week 26

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LONDON — English Premier League standings and results after the latest rounds of matches that took place in Week 26 on Monday, February 27.

The week’s active fixtures were capped off with champions Leicester City beating Liverpool 3-1, four days after Claudio Ranieri was sacked as the Foxes manager, to ease some of the relegation pressure.

Jamie Vardy scored a brace to help Leicester go two points clear of the danger zone, with Danny Drinkwater added another in the win.

Philippe Coutinho netted a conselation goal for Liverpool, who missed the chance to join third-place Manchester City on 52 points.

Over the weekend, leaders Chelsea hammered Swansea City 3-1 on Saturday, while second place Tottenham thrashed Stoke City 4-0 on Sunday.

Other teams picking up wins in Week 25 were Crystal Palace, who edged Middlesbrough 1-0, Everton, who beat Sunderland 2-0 and West Bromwich, who secured a 2-1 victory over Bournemouth.

Chelsea lead the English Premier League standings by 10 points, having already tallied 63 points from 26 games.

Tottenham are second with 53 points, while Manchester City, who have a game in hand, are third on 52 and Arsenal, who also have a game in hand, sit third with 50.

Next comes Liverpool in fifth with 49pts and they are followed by Manchester United (48), Everton (44), West Bromwich (40), West Ham (33) and Stoke City (32).

Burnley are 11th with 31 points, with Watford, Southampton, Bournemouth, Leicester City, Swansea City and Middlesbrough rounding out the teams sitting above the drop zone.

Fighting for survival at the moment are Crystal Palace in 18th and they are followed by Hull City and Sunderland.

English Premier League Results

Monday, February 27
Leicester City 3 Liverpool 1

Sunday, February 26
Tottenham Hotspur 4 Stoke City 0

Saturday, February 25
Chelsea 3 Swansea City 1
Crystal Palace 1 Middlesbrough 0
Everton 2 Sunderland 0
Hull City 1 Burnley 1
Watford 1 West Ham United 1
West Bromwich Albion 2 Bournemouth 1

English Premier League Standings

Standings P W D L F A Pts
1 Chelsea 26 20 3 3 55 19 63
2 Tottenham Hotspur 26 15 8 3 50 18 53
3 Manchester City 25 16 4 5 51 29 52
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 54 28 50
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5 Liverpool 26 14 7 5 55 33 49
6 Manchester United 25 13 9 3 38 21 48
7 Everton 26 12 8 6 42 27 44
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8 West Bromwich Albion 26 11 7 8 36 32 40
9 West Ham United 26 9 6 11 35 44 33
10 Stoke City 26 8 8 10 30 40 32
11 Burnley 26 9 4 13 28 37 31
12 Watford 26 8 7 11 30 43 31
13 Southampton 25 8 6 11 28 31 30
14 Bournemouth 26 7 5 14 36 51 26
15 Leicester City 26 6 6 14 27 44 24
16 Swansea City 26 7 3 16 32 57 24
17 Middlesbrough 26 4 10 12 19 28 22
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18 Crystal Palace 26 6 4 16 33 46 22
19 Hull City 26 5 6 15 23 50 21
20 Sunderland 26 5 4 17 24 48 19