Foxes and United Set for Final-Day Showdown

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It's the last weekend of the 2019/20 Premier League season and Leicester face United with a Champion's League place at stake.

Marc Albrighton of Leicester City dribbling the ball

The longest season in Premier League history comes to a conclusion on Sunday and it promises to be a thrilling finale to the 2019-20 campaign.

All 10 games kick off at the same time (4pm) and the standout fixture will take place at the King Power Stadium, when Leicester City and Manchester United go head-to-head.

Three Into Two Won’t Go

United start the day third in the table and know they will play Champions League football next term, if they can avoid defeat in the Midlands.

Leicester have not beaten the Red Devils in any of their last seven meetings and are 9/4* to end that run and replace United in the top four in the process.

The Foxes are still missing the influential Caglar Soyuncu, through suspension, with James Maddison and Ben Chillwell also expected to miss out – which looks to give the visitors the edge and 5/4 looks a decent price for United.

Chelsea currently occupy the fourth and final Champions League qualification spot, with a final-day home clash with Wolves to prepare for.

Frank Lampard’s men need just a point to cement a top-four finish, but their opponents need a win to secure a place in the top six and Wolves, who lost 2-5 to the Blues earlier in the season, can be backed at 33/10 to claim the three points.

Spurs Maintaining Wolves Hunt

The only team that can thwart Wolves’ top-six hopes are Tottenham, who will need to better the result for Nuno Espirito Santos’ squad when they travel to Crystal Palace.

Spurs have won their last three on the spin – against Leicester, Newcastle and Arsenal – and have beaten Palace in their last six league meetings, without conceding a goal. Tottenham are 10/19 to win at Selhurst Park again.

It’s equally tight at the bottom end of the table, with Aston Villa, Watford and Bournemouth involved in the last-day relegation scrap.

Fate Back in Villa’s Hands

Villa are 19/10 to be relegated but have their fate in their own hands, with a win at West Ham enough to secure Premier League safety for Dean Smith’s team.

The Villans though have not won any of their last seven league away games and West Ham come into the final-day clash now safe and, having collected seven points from their last three games, will want to end the season on a high.

Villa’s poor away form will offer real hope to Watford, who need to better their main rivals’ result in order to survive.

The Hornets are at Arsenal and are 27/10 to claim the three points.

Meanwhile, Bournemouth will need both Watford and Villa to lose, as well as claim a victory at Everton in order to stay up.

Eddie Howe’s men are another team that have struggled on the road, losing all of their last nine away from the Vitality Stadium and that’s reflected in the match odds, with Bournemouth 2/1 to collect a victory at Goodison Park.

*All odds correct at time of writing.

Warren has been employed as a sport journalist for over two decades and as well as years of written experience, has also worked in other areas of the media including radio and television. Football has always been his number one passion, but has also commentated and written on a number of other sports including golf, cricket, tennis and rugby.
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