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UPDATED: English Premier League Standings on April 13

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — English Premier League points standings on Monday (April 13), following the rounds of games that took place this past weekend.

Leaders Chelsea remain the favourites to lift the EPL title this season and after their battling 1-0 victory at QPR on Sunday, the Blues moved seven points clear at the top with a game in hand.

They are on 73 points after 31 games played, with 22 wins and only one defeat coming in those fixtures.

Arsenal sit second in the table standings with 66 points, but have already played 32 games.

Arsene Wenger’s side had to work hard for a 1-0 win at Burnley on Saturday and the manager believes there is still time for his Gunners to catch Chelsea.

Arsenal, who are on 66 points, still have to play Chelsea this season.

Manchester United, meanwhile, took another big step towards returning to the Champions League next season after hammering champions Manchester City 4-2 at Old Trafford in the highlighted game of the weekend.

The win saw Manchester United ending a four game skid against Manchester City in the derby and the Red Devils manager was delighted for the club supporters.

“I was very pleased because the fans are pleased and we are playing for them. The fans have not always had a good time because started very bad,” Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal said to BBC Radio 5 live.

“But still they were supporting, and now the results are coming back. It’s great to be a supporter of Man United right now.”

Man United are now four points clear of Man City and only one behind Arsenal in the race for European football.

“We are now four points ahead of City in third place which is very important because it gets you automatic qualification into the Champions League,” Van Gaal to BBC Sport.

“We started badly, there was a lot of stress building up and because of that we went 1-0 behind.

“But we have good team spirit and came back. The second half was fantastic.”

Manchester City stayed forth on 61 points.

Liverpool, who defeated Newcastle United 2-0 in the Monday Football fixture, are sitting complete the top five and moved four points behind Man City on 55 points.

The Reds win saw Southampton, who are on 56 points — dropping to sixth.

Tottenham Hotspur (54), Swansea City (47),West Ham United (43) and Stoke City (43) round out the top 10 teams.

The battle in the relegation zone is also very interest with QPR, Burnley and Leicester City all confident that they can beat the drop and remain in the English Premier League next season.

English Premier League Results

Monday, April 13

Liverpool 2 Newcastle United 0

Sunday, April 12

Manchester United 4 Manchester City 2
Queens Park Rangers 0 Chelsea 1

Saturday, April 11

Burnley 0 Arsenal 1
Southampton 2 Hull City 0
Sunderland 1 Crystal Palace 4
Swansea City 1 Everton 1
Tottenham Hotspur 0 Aston Villa 1
West Bromwich Albion 2 Leicester City 3
West Ham United 1 Stoke City 1

English Premier League Results Table Standings

Standings P W D L F A Pts

1 Chelsea 31 22 7 2 64 26 73
2 Arsenal 32 20 6 6 63 32 66
3 Manchester United 32 19 8 5 59 30 65
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4 Manchester City 32 18 7 7 65 34 61
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5 Liverpool 31 17 6 9 47 36 57

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6 Southampton 32 17 5 10 44 22 56
7 Tottenham Hotspur 32 16 6 10 50 46 54
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8 Swansea City 32 13 8 11 38 40 47
9 West Ham United 32 11 10 11 42 40 43
10 Stoke City 32 12 7 13 36 40 43
11 Crystal Palace 32 11 9 12 42 43 42
12 Everton 32 9 11 12 40 43 38
13 Newcastle United 32 9 8 15 33 51 35
14 West Bromwich Albion 32 8 9 15 30 46 33
15 Aston Villa 33 8 8 17 24 45 32
16 Sunderland 32 5 14 13 25 48 29
17 Hull City 32 6 10 16 29 45 28
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18 Queens Park Rangers 33 7 5 21 38 59 26
19 Burnley 32 5 11 16 26 50 26
20 Leicester City 31 6 7 18 32 51 25

JAMES ANDERSON

James Anderson is a major football contributor for SportingAlert. Covers events from the teams in London, including Chelsea and Arsenal.

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