Chelsea and Manchester Metropolis have been the dominant groups within the Premier League over the course of the 12 months

Chelsea received the Premier League final season, and Manchester Metropolis have began this marketing campaign in blistering trend, however who tops the desk for 2017?

Harry Kane has had an exceptional 12 months however what number of groups did he outscore, and did sacking a supervisor work?

Delve into these statistics and extra in our look again at a record-breaking 2017.

Who tops the 2017 Premier League desk?

Chelsea received the title at a canter final season, profitable 30 of their 38 video games to complete seven factors away from Tottenham.

However, with Antonio Conte’s group failing to spark this season, Manchester Metropolis have since emerged because the dominant drive in England’s prime flight.

Metropolis have received 19 of their 21 league video games thus far in 2017-18, so as to add to their 11 victories within the second half of final season. They prime the desk for 2017.

Premier League desk for 2017
Place Membership Matches W D L Objectives for Objectives towards Aim distinction Factors
1 Man Metropolis 40 30 eight 2 102 30 +72 98
2 Chelsea 40 28 5 7 82 34 +48 89
three Tottenham 40 27 6 7 92 33 +59 87
four Man Utd 40 21 14 5 68 26 +42 77
5 Arsenal 41 23 7 11 76 51 +25 76
6 Liverpool 40 20 14 6 80 45 +35 74
7 Everton 40 17 10 13 62 53 +9 61
eight Burnley 40 13 12 15 36 43 -7 51
9 Leicester 40 14 9 17 55 64 -9 51
10 Swansea 40 13 6 21 37 58 -21 45
11 Crystal Palace 41 12 eight 21 39 62 -23 44
12 Watford 41 12 7 22 48 75 -27 43
13 Stoke 40 11 10 19 42 70 -28 43
14 Bournemouth 40 10 12 18 49 68 -19 42
15 Southampton 40 10 12 18 42 56 -14 42
16 West Ham 39 10 11 18 46 69 -23 41
17 West Brom 40 7 14 19 33 56 -23 35
18 Huddersfield 21 6 6 9 18 32 -14 24
19 Brighton 21 5 7 9 15 25 -10 22
20 Hull 19 6 three 10 21 39 -18 21
21 Newcastle 21 5 four 12 19 30 -11 19
22 Middlesbrough 19 1 7 11 10 31 -21 10
23 Sunderland 19 2 four 13 12 34 -22 10

However, regardless of an unbelievable 18-match profitable run which ended on the ultimate day of 12 months at Crystal Palace, Metropolis didn’t set the file for essentially the most Premier League wins in a calendar 12 months.

They completed 2017 with 30, two fewer than Chelsea managed in 2005. The Londoners have been the dominant drive in English soccer at the moment, profitable the title in 2004-05 and once more the next season.

Come again in 12 months’ time, although, as a result of Metropolis might be prime of the pile then.

What extra to say about Harry Kane?

Kane scored 56 objectives in 52 video games for Tottenham and England in 2017 – essentially the most by a participant in one in all Europe’s prime 5 leagues

One participant just about assured to characteristic in most individuals’s group of the 12 months is Harry Kane.

The all-time top Premier League goalscorer in a calendar year, and highest-scoring participant for membership and nation in Europe in 2017, it has been fairly a 12 months for the Tottenham striker.

Kane scored 39 league objectives in 2017, three greater than Alan Shearer managed when he set the Premier League file in 1995. Simply think about the place he could be if he may rating in August.

Kane was at his most dangerous within the closing month of final season and the ultimate month of the 12 months, scoring eight objectives in Could and likewise in December.

His tally included six Premier League hat-tricks – as many as each different participant within the prime flight have managed between them this season.

It additionally takes his tally of top-flight hat-tricks to eight – greater than a number of Premier League groups have managed throughout their complete keep within the competitors.

Kane has additionally scored extra hat-tricks (eight) in all competitions this 12 months than Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani mixed (seven).

And we’re not executed but. Kane outscored three Premier League groups in 2017.

So does Kane characteristic in your group of the 12 months? Choose your XI beneath.

Decide your XI from our listing and share with your mates.

Most factors and most objectives

Breaking issues down month by month, it’s no shock to see Manchester Metropolis have taken extra factors than another group since October.

What is probably stunning, nevertheless, is Chelsea by no means collected essentially the most factors in a single month within the second half of final season, regardless of profitable the title.

Month Most factors
January Tottenham (11)
February Man Metropolis (9)
March Liverpool & Bournemouth (7)
April Tottenham (18)
Could Arsenal (15)
August Man Utd (9)
September Man Metropolis (12)
October Arsenal/Man Metropolis (9)
November Man Metropolis (12)
December Man Metropolis (18)

And what concerning the highest-scoring group and gamers every month? Not at all times Manchester Metropolis and Kane, with evergreen Brighton striker Glenn Murray amongst these to characteristic.

Month High scoring group High scoring participant
January Tottenham & Arsenal (12) Dele Alli/Harry Kane (5)
February Everton (9) Romelu Lukaku (5)
March Everton (9) Joshua King/ Lukaku (four)
April Tottenham (16) Son Heung-min/Christian Benteke/Sergio Aguero (5)
Could Man Metropolis & Tottenham (15) Kane (eight)
August Man Utd (10) Lukaku/Sadio Mane (three)
September Man Metropolis (17) Kane (6)
October Man Metropolis (13) Leroy Sane/Glenn Murray (three)
November Liverpool (11) Mohamed Salah (7)
December Liverpool (20) Kane (eight)

Is Man Metropolis’s 102 objectives a file?

There was a time when barely per week appeared to go by with out Manchester Metropolis netting 4 or 5 in a sport, and so they completed the 12 months with a shocking 102 objectives scored within the Premier League.

That’s the most in a calendar 12 months for the reason that competitors started in 1993; certainly no group previous to Metropolis had managed to interrupt the 100-goal barrier.

High-scoring Premier League groups by 12 months
12 months Group Objectives
2017 Man Metropolis 102
2016 Liverpool 87
2015 Man Metropolis 79
2014 Man Metropolis 89
2013 Liverpool 84
2012 Man Utd 90
2011 Man Utd 88
2010 Chelsea 91
2009 Arsenal 86
2008 Chelsea 74
2007 Man Utd/Tottenham 73
2006 Man Utd 79
2005 Chelsea 75
2004 Arsenal 86
2003 Man Utd 79
2002 Arsenal 80
2001 Man Utd 79
2000 Man Utd 95
1999 Man Utd 91
1998 Liverpool 68
1997 Man Utd 83
1996 Man Utd 75
1995 Man Utd 75
1994 Newcastle 84
1993 Man Utd 86

A foul 12 months to be a supervisor?

High left to backside proper: Frank de Boer (Crystal Palace), Craig Shakespeare (Leicester), Paul Clement (Swansea), Ronald Koeman (Everton), Tony Pulis (West Brom) and Slave Bilic (West Ham) have all misplaced their jobs for the reason that begin of the season

It felt like a very ruthless first half of the season for Premier League managers, with six leaving their posts earlier than Christmas.

Paul Clement’s dismissal by Swansea on 20 December means the underside 4 groups on the finish of the 12 months have modified their supervisor this season.

And it’s simple to see why Swansea felt a change was crucial – all however one of many different 5 groups to vary their supervisor are choosing up extra factors per sport than they have been beforehand. Alan Pardew, at West Brom, is the exception.

So we all know it has been a reasonably unhealthy finish to the 12 months for some managers, however how concerning the begin?

5 have been dismissed earlier than June – Mike Phelan (Hull), Claudio Ranieri (Leicester), Aitor Karanka (Middlesbrough), Walter Mazzarri (Watford) and Claude Puel (Southampton), making it 11 for the 12 months within the Premier League. That is the joint most previously decade, equal with 2013.

Are English gamers getting extra minutes?

England beat Venezuela in June to win the U20s World Cup

2017 was an unbelievable 12 months of success for England at youth degree.

The Three Lions received the Below-20 World Cup, the Below-19 Euros, the Toulon Event and ending runners up within the Below-17 Euros, all of which bodes nicely for the way forward for the senior group.

However England Below-21s boss Aidy Boothroyd stated earlier this 12 months that younger English gamers want extra sport time within the Premier League to spice up the senior group’s probabilities of World Cup success.

Are they getting it?

The numbers since England’s summer season of success recommend they’re. English gamers are averaging extra minutes per match than they did in three of the previous 4 seasons.

PL minutes for English gamers in previous 5 seasons
Season Minutes performed Matches Minutes/match
2013-14 242,236 380 637.46
2014-15 263,984 380 694.69
2015-16 225,462 380 593.32
2016-17 242,032 380 636.93
2017-18 137,288 209 656.88