Premier League questions: Will Mohamed Salah deliver? Who will stay up? Can Arsenal win away?
ลิ้ ง sbo What questions will be answered on the final weekend of the Premier League season?. Liverpool and Chelsea are competing for the final top-four spot while Southampton and Swansea are battling to the stay in the top-flight, with three games live on Sky Sports. We take a look at key questions for each final-day fixture...
Will Salah find final spark? (Liverpool v Brighton, Sunday 3pm, live on Sky Sports Premier League)Barring a huge Chelsea win at Newcastle, a point is all that Liverpool need on the final day of the season to make sure of a top-four finish. On this season's form, that should be a formality. Liverpool have not lost at Anfield in the Premier League this season and Brighton, who are safe from relegation, have only won twice away from home. However, the Reds have stuttered lately as they have won just one of their last five games in all competitions. They also came close to losing their last home match as Stoke spurned a late chance. ลิ้ ง sbo
Will Rafa ruin Chelsea's chances? (Newcastle v Chelsea, Sunday 3pm, live on Sky Sports Premier League)This time five years ago Rafa Benitez was preparing Chelsea for a Europa League final against Benfica. The Blues won the match 2-1 and finished third in the Premier League to cap a successful interim spell in charge for Benitez. But Benitez was never fully accepted by Chelsea supporters and this weekend he will be trying to dent his former side's chances of getting into the top four. Chelsea did their cause no favours by drawing with Huddersfield in midweek and they need to win at St James' Park to have any chance of leapfrogging Liverpool.
Will Saints hold firm? (Southampton v Manchester City, Sunday 3pm, live on Sky Sports Premier League)The celebrations at the final whistle told the story. Southampton's crucial victory over Swansea on Tuesday should be enough to see them stay in the Premier League. They are three points ahead of their relegation rivals and have a plus-nine superior goal difference, which in effect is 10 as they have also scored 10 more goals than Swansea. However, Saints manager Mark Hughes did call for some caution after the win. "There is a little bit of a cushion but we are playing Man City and we have to be careful. If there is one team in this league who has the capability of scoring a lot of goals, it's Man City." ลิ้ ง sbo