The overall Premier League table: 2021

2021 was a fun year of Premier League football.

Mohamed Salah defied logic with his goalscoring exploits at Liverpool. David Moyes defied logic by making West Ham a legitimately good football team. Norwich City defied logic by being worse than we actually thought they were going to be.

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Despite all of this fun however, the calendar year Premier League tells a pretty, well, bog standard story.

Here’s that story:

Phil Foden

City are good / Craig Mercer/MB Media/GettyImages

Played: 44
Points: 110
PPG: 2.5

Won: 36
Drawn: 2
Lost: 6

Goals For: 113
Goals Against: 32
Goal Difference: +81

Romelu Lukaku, Christian Pulisic, Cesar Azpilicueta

Chelsea won the UCL / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

Played: 42
Points: 83
PPG: 1.98

Won: 24
Drawn: 11
Lost: 7

Goals For: 70
Goals Against: 32
Goal Difference: +38

Mohamed Salah

Salah’s good / Clive Brunskill/GettyImages

Played: 41
Points: 77
PPG: 1.88

Won: 23
Drawn: 8
Lost: 10

Goals For: 81
Goals Against: 38
Goal Difference: +43

Kieran Tierney

Arsenal have been surprisingly good / Stephen Pond/GettyImages

Played: 41
Points: 76
PPG: 1.85

Won: 23
Drawn: 7
Lost: 11

Goals For: 71
Goals Against: 43
Goal Difference: +28

Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United have had an interesting year / James Gill – Danehouse/GettyImages

Played: 41
Points: 75
PPG: 1.83

Won: 21
Drawn: 12
Lost: 8

Goals For: 72
Goals Against: 47
Goal Difference: +25

David Moyes

West Ham United are flying high / Mike Hewitt/GettyImages

Played: 41
Points: 22
PPG: 1.78

Won: 22
Drawn: 7
Lost: 12

Goals For: 73
Goals Against: 51
Goal Difference: +22

Antonio Conte

Tottenham Hotspur’s new manager / Paul Harding/GettyImages

Played: 40
Points: 66
PPG: 1.65

Won: 20
Drawn: 6
Lost: 14

Goals For: 64
Goals Against: 50
Goal Difference: +14

Brendan Rodgers

Leicester have had a Leicester year / James Williamson – AMA/GettyImages

Played: 40
Points: 62
PPG: 1.55

Won: 18
Drawn: 8
Lost: 14

Goals For: 70
Goals Against: 63
Goal Difference: +7

Danny Welbeck, Adam Lallana, Steven Alzate

Brighton finished the year on a high / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

Played: 40
Points: 52
PPG: 1.3

Won: 12
Drawn: 16
Lost: 12

Goals For: 39
Goals Against: 39
Goal Difference: 0

Marcelo Bielsa

Bielsa’s been squatting for 12 months straight / Stu Forster/GettyImages

Played: 40
Points: 52
PPG: 1.3

Won: 14
Drawn: 10
Lost: 16

Goals For: 50
Goals Against: 60
Goal Difference: -10

Daniel Podence, Leander Dendoncker

A middling year for Wolves / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Played: 40
Points: 49
PPG: 1.23

Won: 13
Drawn: 10
Lost: 17

Goals For: 34
Goals Against: 45
Goal Difference: -11

Rafael Benitez

Benitez has a task on his hands at Everton / Craig Mercer/MB Media/GettyImages

Played: 40
Points: 49
PPG: 1.23

Won: 13
Drawn: 10
Lost: 17

Goals For: 42
Goals Against: 58
Goal Difference: -16

Steven Gerrard

Stevie is sorting out Aston Villa / Justin Setterfield/GettyImages

Played: 42
Points: 51
PPG: 1.21

Won: 15
Drawn: 6
Lost: 21

Goals For: 51
Goals Against: 60
Goal Difference: -9

Jean-Philippe Mateta

Crystal Palace are improving / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

Played: 41
Points: 48
PPG: 1.17

Won: 12
Drawn: 12
Lost: 17

Goals For: 48
Goals Against: 64
Goal Difference: -16

thomas frank

Not a bad start to PL life for Brentford / Chloe Knott – Danehouse/GettyImages

Played: 18
Points: 20
PPG: 1.11

Won: 5
Drawn: 5
Lost: 8

Goals For: 21
Goals Against: 25
Goal Difference: -4

Chris Wilder

Sheffield United were relegated / Pool/GettyImages

Played: 22
Points: 21
PPG: 0.95

Won: 7
Drawn: 0
Lost: 15

Goals For: 12
Goals Against: 36
Goal Difference: -24

Armando Broja

Southampton has been poor at the back / Dan Mullan/GettyImages

Played: 41
Points: 38
PPG: 0.93

Won: 9
Drawn: 11
Lost: 21

Goals For: 42
Goals Against: 78
Goal Difference: -36

Sean Dyche

Burnley look set for the drop / Clive Brunskill/GettyImages

Played: 39
Points: 34
PPG: 0.87

Won: 7
Drawn: 13
Lost: 19

Goals For: 39
Goals Against: 59
Goal Difference: -18

Eddie Howe

Newcastle United need to sort themselves out in 2022 / Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/GettyImages

Played: 42
Points: 37
PPG: 0.88

Won: 8
Drawn: 13
Lost: 21

Goals For: 48
Goals Against: 80
Goal Difference: -32

Raphinha, Dara O'Shea

WBA were bad last season / Pool/GettyImages

Played: 22
Points: 18
PPG: 0.82

Won: 4
Drawn: 6
Lost: 12

Goals For: 24
Goals Against: 41
Goal Difference: -17

Claudio Ranieri

Watford need a miracle to stay up / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

Played: 17
Points: 13
PPG: 0.76

Won: 4
Drawn: 1
Lost: 12

Goals For: 22
Goals Against: 35
Goal Difference: -13

Scott Parker

Fulham suffered relegation in 2021 / Ryan Pierse/GettyImages

Played: 23
Points: 17
PPG: 0.74

Won: 3
Drawn: 8
Lost: 12

Goals For: 14
Goals Against: 30
Goal Difference: -16

Joel Ward, Christos Tzolis

Norwich are terrible / Ryan Pierse/GettyImages

Played: 19
Points: 17
PPG: 0.53

Won: 2
Drawn: 4
Lost: 13

Goals For: 8
Goals Against: 42
Goal Difference: -34

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