Premier League make last-minute amendment to Sunday’s final day fixture schedule, with one more game selected for TV coverage… but the top five clubs are still NOT being shown
- The Premier League have announced a change to Sunday’s final day fixtures
- Aston Villa’s home game against Brighton will now be shown live on Sky Sports
- It comes as none of the league’s top five clubs will feature live on television
The Premier League have made a last-minute alteration to Sunday’s final day fixture schedule, choosing to add Aston Villa’s game against Brighton to Sky Sport’s live coverage.
All 20 clubs are set to kick off at 4:30pm on Sunday in the grand finale of what’s been an enthralling Premier league season.
While Manchester City were crowned champions last week, the top-four has now been confirmed and the Europa League places are now all sewn up, there is still plenty to play for with some massive games to come on Sunday.
Everton, Leicester and Leeds go into the final day hoping to avoid relegation, with all three still mathematically able to secure survival.
Meanwhile, there is one final spot in Europe up for grabs, with Aston Villa, Tottenham and Brentford all able to claim seventh place and gain a berth in the Europa Conference League next season.
The Premier League have made a last-minute change to Sunday’s final day fixture schedule
Aston Villa’s home game against Brighton is set to be broadcast live on Sky Sports at 4:30pm
The Villains can secure a berth in the Europa Conference League this weekend, with a win against Brighton shoring up their standing in seventh place
Everton’s game against Bournemouth and Leicester’s match against West Ham are both set to be shown live on Sky Sports.
Meanwhile, Leeds’ must-win match against Tottenham is also being shown on BT Sport.
Premier League fixtures on TV this weekend
- Everton vs Bournemouth – Sky Sports, KO 4:30pm
- Leicester vs West Ham – Sky Sports, KO 4:30pm
- Aston Villa vs Brighton – Sky Sports, KO 4:30pm
- Leeds vs Tottenham – BT Sport, KO 4:30pm
While none of the teams inside the top five will have their games broadcast live, Aston Villa’s home game against Brighton will now also be shown on Sky Sports as part of the changes.
The match will be shown on Sky Sports football with coverage starting at 4:25pm, only five minutes before kick-off.
Villa currently sit seventh in the league, and stand the greatest chance of qualifying for the Europa Conference League.
Should they win this weekend, they will embark on their first European cup tournament since the 2010-11 season, where they were knocked out of the Europa League Qualifying stages by Rapid Vienna.
The club have excelled under Emery this season, after he took over from Steven Gerrard back in October 2022.
Following a dismal start that saw them drop into the relegation zone, the midlands side have since steadied the ship claiming some big results, including a 3-1 win against Manchester United as well as victories Chelsea and Tottenham.
A win will see them secure seventh place, but both Tottenham and Brentford can also gain a berth in the Conference League should either club win and Villa lose.
Spurs sit one point behind the Midlands club in eighth while Thomas Frank’s team are two points adrift and will play Man City on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Sean Dyche’s Everton play host to Bournemouth, a game that is also being shown on Sky Sports.
Everton, Leicester and Leeds will all have their games shown on television, as they battle to avoid relegation, but none of the top-five clubs will have their games shown live
It comes as Everton will be hoping to secure a win this weekend against Bournemouth to guarantee their safety
Leicester, meanwhile, can overtake the Toffees, if Sean Dyche’s side lose and Leicester defeat West Ham
Sam Allardyce’s (right) side will also be hoping for a miracle this weekend if they are to stay up, with Leeds’ game against Tottenham being shown live on BT Sport
Europa Conference League permutations
To finish seventh, Aston Villa need to:
- beat Brighton;
- draw to Brighton and see Tottenham and Brentford both lose; or
- lose to Brighton and see Tottenham and Brentford also lose.
Tottenham can finish seventh if:
- they beat Leeds and Aston Villa lose; or
- they draw with Leeds and Aston Villa and Brentford both lose.
Brentford can finish seventh and qualify for the Europa Conference League if:
- they win against Man City and Villa and Spurs both lose.
The Merseyside outfit need to win to guarantee their chances of staying up, with Leicester and Leeds both able to over-take them should they lose.
The Toffees have not beaten the Cherries in their last four meetings, while also conceding three or more goals in all of those matches.
Leicester, who are two points adrift of Everton in 18th place, have already beaten West Ham once during this campaign, claiming a 2-0 victory at the London Stadium back in November.
They’ll be hoping to go back-to-back with wins against David Moyes’ side this weekend, and stand a good chance to do so, too, with the Hammers set to take on Sevilla in the final of the Europa Conference League next week.
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