|Table - Barclays Premier League|
|10||West Ham United||39|
In three rounds of Premier League games since Insider's previous Prem Forecaster, little has ultimately changed in the title or relegation races, though Chelsea did stumble momentarily. The Champions League race is where the true drama took place, as one team's struggles were a boon for two others.
As a reminder, the Forecaster is an end-of-season table projection fueled by ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI), a regression-based algorithm designed to predict soccer matches. SPI simulates the remainder of the season 10,000 times, using the odds of each projected match, with the end result presented in the table below.
In this edition we examine table risers and fallers over the past few weeks; break down the title, Champions League and relegation battles; and preview an upcoming match with major Champions League qualification implications. To begin, here's our updated top-to-bottom table forecast:
Latest table projection...
Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has issued an apology in relation to the alleged spitting incident between himself and Manchester United defender Jonny Evans on Wednesday.
The Football Association is to launch an investigation into the incident during United's 1-0 away win at St James' Park, as disciplinary chiefs are awaiting match referee Anthony Taylor's report while at the same time reviewing video footage, according to Press Association Sport.
The pair clashed after an Evans challenge on Cisse,...
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has denied intentionally spitting at Newcastle forward Papiss Cisse, saying he is "totally surprised" by the reaction to the incident on Wednesday.
The FA is to launch an investigation into the alleged spitting incident during Manchester United's 1-0 win at St James' Park, as disciplinary chiefs are awaiting match referee Anthony Taylor's report while at the same time reviewing video footage, according to Press Association Sport.
The pair clashed after an Evans...