The 2015-16 Premier League season has certainly unfolded very differently from what most pundits were projecting – with Chelsea in the bottom ten and having just fired Jose Mourinho while Leicester City of all clubs are all alone atop the table. Liverpool legend Michael Owen in particular has come under fire for not only predicting Chelsea to win the whole thing, but for the Foxes to get relegated.
Back in August, Owen’s top six were (in order) Chelsea, Man United, Arsenal, Man City, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. His three relegated clubs were AFC Bournemouth, Leicester City and Watford.
Right then here we go again #Top6Bottom3: Chelsea Man Utd Arsenal Man City Liverpool Spurs Bournemouth Leicester Watford Let’s see yours!
— michael owen (@themichaelowen) August 7, 2015
As of writing, however, the current six are (in order) Leicester City, Arsenal, Man City, Spurs, Man United and Crystal Palace with Chelsea and Liverpool toiling in the middle of the table. The relegation zone currently hosts Swansea City, Sunderland and Aston Villa. As a result, Owen has taken a fair amount of heat from fans on Twitter:
— Paul Blezard (@PaulBlezard99) December 20, 2015
— Rob Scanlan (@RobScanlan1963) December 17, 2015
— Matt mullender (@mattmullender93) December 20, 2015
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