Premier League Power Rankings, Vol. X: Foxes top as Hammers surge

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With the final stretch of the 2015-16 Premier League season finally upon us, Leicester City sit atop our Power Rankings.

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The Foxes continue to win matches and maintain their lead at the top of the table, while the real fight looks to be for that coveted fourth position.

source: 1 UP 2 Leicester City: The Foxes miraculous run continues as Leicester sit five points clear at the top. The title is in reach…
source: 2 DOWN 1 Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane has ten goals in his last ten PL matches as Spurs continue to keep the pressure on Leicester.
source: 3 UP 3 West Ham United: Slaven Bilic has West Ham challenging for a Champions League spot as Dimitri Payet leads the free-flowing Hammers attack.
source: 4 UP 6 Manchester United: Marcus Rashford has become an overnight hero as a win in the Manchester derby sees United right in the thick of things in the top-four fight.
source: 5 DOWN 3 Arsenal: One win from their last four PL matches has the Gunners 11 points off the lead and six points behind rivals Tottenham.
source: 6 DOWN 2 Southampton: Saints overcame a two-goal halftime deficit to pull out a wild 3-2 win over Liverpool, with Koeman’s men looking to lock up a spot in Europe.
source: 7 UP 2 Stoke City: The Potters have gotten points from five of their past six matches as the new-look Stoke City could be playing in the Europa League next season.
source: 8 DOWN 3 Manchester City: Injuries and poor form have seen the Citizens stumble from title contenders to top-four hopefuls. Could Pep come to the Etihad without Champions League football?
source: 9 DOWN 2 Chelsea: The Blues remain unbeaten in the PL under Guus Hiddink as they have recovered from a horrendous start, now sitting 10th on the table.
10 UP 5 Bournemouth: Eddie Howe has worked wonders at the Vitality Stadium as the injury-depleted Cherries are up to 38 points and surely safe for next season.
source: 11 DOWN 3 Liverpool: A terrible collapse against Southampton saw the Reds drop valuable points in their push for Europe.

12 DOWN 1 Watford: Odion Ighalo‘s scoring has slowed a bit but the Hornets have still been able to find points when needed.

13 UP 1 West Bromwich Albion: Saido Berahino is finally back in the side and showing flashes of his form from last season with the Baggies still in the hunt for a top-ten finish.
source: 14 DOWN 2 Everton: There have been calls for Roberto Martinez to be sacked in the summer as an extremely talented Toffees side has failed to live up to their potential.
source: 15 DOWN 2 Swansea City: Gylfi Sigurdsson has seven goals in 2016 as the Swans have won three of four to help their push towards safety.
source: 16 UP 2 Norwich City: Some solid performances have seen the Canaries climb out of the relegation zone, with their next three matches against sides also fighting for survival.


17 DOWN 2 Sunderland: Jermain Defoe has six goals in his last ten appearances and must continue scoring to keep Big Sam’s men up.
18 UP 1 Newcastle United: McClaren is out and Rafa is in, but the Magpies still sit in the bottom three. A huge point in the Tyne-Wear Derby could give the side some momentum.
source: 19 DOWN 2 Crystal Palace: Palace are still without a PL win in 2016, a run that is up to 13 matches now. Alan Pardew must figure things out quickly.
source: 20 Aston Villa: No words needed. Villa are glue.