- Man City and Man United look set to seal the top two slots, leaving up to five teams jostling for the two other remaining Champions League slots
- Leicester, Liverpool, and Chelsea are all in the run for the two places with just two games left to end the season
- Michael Owen has now suggested Chelsea and Liverpool stand the best chance to make the top four
Premier League legend Michael Owen has tipped Chelsea and Liverpool to make the cut for the top four ahead of the end of the 2020/21 season.
Man City and rivals Man United look set to seal the top four slots, leaving Leicester, Chelsea, Liverpool, West Ham United, and Tottenham Hotspur to fight out for the two other remaining Champions League places.
Liverpool declared their intent of finishing in the top four on Sunday, May 16, when they stunned West Bromwich Albion 2-1 at the Hawthorns to revive their Champions League hopes.
Hal Robson-Kanu scored the opener for the Baggies during the hotly contested clash, before Mohamed Salah drew his side level shortly after the half-hour mark.
With the tie all but set to end in a draw, Alisson Becker nodded home a dramatic late winner to inspire the Merseysiders to victory.
The win left Jürgen Klopp's men sitting fifth with 63 points, just one behind fourth-placed Chelsea, and two games to go.
Owen now believes the Anfield outfit and the Blues stand a chance to finish in the top four, with Leicester, who are placed third with 66 points dropping out.
"You would say that Liverpool’s remaining fixtures are the easiest out of the three teams, and it’s definitely two from three now, I can’t see the likes of Tottenham [sixth place] or anybody else squeezing into the party, West Ham [seventh place]," Owen said.
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"I think it is Liverpool, Leicester and Chelsea, two from those three and I think it’s going to be Liverpool and one other
"It’s so hard. I think Liverpool and Chelsea, I think Chelsea might beat Leicester," the former England international added when pressed to name the two teams.
Liverpool are scheduled to play Burnley and Crystal Palace in their two final games as Chelsea take on Leicester and Aston Villa.
The Foxes, meanwhile, will be going up against Tottenham Hotspur on the final day of the season.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Semi Ajayi is the latest Premier League player to come under racist abuse on social media following West Bromwich Albion's 2-1 loss to Liverpool at the Hawthorns, Complete Sports, Instagram.
The Baggies were officially relegated during their 3-1 loss to Arsenal at the Emirates as they were playing for status against another top Premier League side.
Sam Allardyce's men took the lead through Hal Robson-Kanu as early as the 15th minute before Mohamed Salah equalized in the 33rd.