Premier League table, 2022-23 season

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If it’s the 2022-23 Premier League table you’re after, you’ve come to the right place.

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We’re at the 2022 World Cup break, and the final few rounds of Premier League fixtures caused so many shocks.

Who’s looking like title contenders and/or favorites?

Almost at the halfway mark of the 2022-23 season, Arsenal and Manchester City are looking head and shoulders above the rest.

The Gunners will have their hands full for the duration of their title challenge, as Erling Haaland continues to take the Premier League by storm with an almost impossible goal-scoring record.

Newcastle, Tottenham and Manchester United are locked in a battle for the top four, while Liverpool have improved and will be back in the Champions League scrap and Chelsea are struggling.

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Who are the early-season candidates for relegation?

Newly promoted Nottingham Forest moved off the bottom of the table with a win before the break, with Wolves and Southampton currently occupying the other two relegation places.

Leicester have picked up a few big wins, while West Ham, Everton and Leeds all find themselves within a few points of the bottom-three after a topsy-turvy start.

Below you will find the latest Premier League table.


Premier League table – Matchweek 16

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Premier League players at the 2022 World Cup

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Casemiro’s trading one Bruno for another.

That’s just one of the fun facts of the Premier League players taking a break from league play for the World Cup, where Manchester United’s Casemiro sees club teammate Bruno Fernandes off to Portugal and Newcastle United’s Bruno Guimares alongside him with Brazil.

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There’s also a bevy of Wolves and Man City players suiting up for Portugal, a significant Leicester City contingent with Belgium, and Brentford contributing plenty of talent to Denmark.

England is obviously the biggest recipient of Premier League players and Wales is unsurprisingly up there, too, but Brazil and Portugal also look very PL-familiar.

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For a full list of all the Premier League players at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, dip below the jump.


Premier League players at the 2022 World Cup

Argentina

Julian Alvarez (Man City) – 2 goals
Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton) – 1 goal
Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)
Lisandro Martinez (Man Utd)
Cristiano Romero (Tottenham)

Belgium

Timothy Castagne (Leicester City)
Kevin De Bruyne (Man City)
Leander Dendoncker (Aston Villa)
Wout Faes (Leicester City)
Amadou Onana (Everton)
Youri Tielemans (Leicester City)
Leandro Trossard (Belgium)

Brazil

Alisson (Liverpool)
Antony (Man Utd)
Casemiro (Man Utd) – 1 goal
Ederson (Man City)
Fabinho (Liverpool)
Fred (Man Utd)
Bruno Guimares (Newcastle)
Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal)
Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal)
Lucas Paqueta (West Ham) – 1 goal
Richarlison (Tottenham) – 3 goals
Thiago Silva (Chelsea)

Cameroon

Bryan Mbeumo (Brentford)

Croatia

Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea)
Ivan Perisic (Tottenham) – 1 goal

Denmark

Joachim Andersen (Crystal Palace)
Mikkel Damsgaard (Brentford)
Christian Eriksen (Man Utd)
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Tottenham)
Mathias Jensen (Brentford)
Rasmus Kristensen (Leeds)
Christian Norgaard (Brentford)

Ecuador

Jeremy Sarmiento (Brighton)
Moises Caicedo (Brighton) – 1 goal
Pervis Estupinan (Brighton)

England

Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)
Conor Coady (Everton)
Eric Dier (Tottenham)
Phil Foden (Man City) – 1 goal
Conor Gallagher (Chelsea)
Jack Grealish (Man City) – 1 goal
Jordan Henderson (Liverpool) – 1 goal
Harry Kane (Tottenham) – 1 goal
James Maddison (Leicester City)
Harry Maguire (Man Utd)
Mason Mount (Chelsea)
Kalvin Phillips (Man City)
Jordan Pickford (Everton)
Nick Pope (Newcastle)
Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)
Marcus Rashford (Man Utd) – 3 goals
Declan Rice (West Ham)
Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) – 2 goals
Luke Shaw (Man Utd)
Raheem Sterling (Chelsea) – 1 goal
John Stones (Man City)
Kieran Trippier (Newcastle)
Kyle Walker (Man City)
Ben White (Arsenal)
Callum Wilson (Newcastle)

France

Alphonse Areola (West Ham)
Ibrahima Konate (Liverpool)
Hugo Lloris (Tottenham)
William Saliba (Arsenal)
Raphael Varane (Man Utd)

Germany

Armel Bella-Kotchap (Southampton)
Ilkay Gundogan (Man City) – 1 goal
Kai Havertz (Chelsea) – 2 goals
Thilo Kehrer (West Ham)

Ghana

Daniel Amartey (Leicester City)
Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace)
Tariq Lamptey (Brighton)
Thomas Partey (Arsenal)
Mohammed Salisu (Southampton) – 1 goal

Iran

Saman Ghoddos (Brentford)

Japan

Kaoru Mitoma (Brighton)
Takehiro Tomiyasu (Arsenal)

Mexico

Raul Jimenez (Wolves)

Morocco

Nayef Aguerd (West Ham)
Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) – 1 goal

Netherlands

Nathan Ake (Man City)
Tyrell Malacia (Man Utd)
Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)

Poland

Jan Bednarek (Aston Villa)
Matty Cash (Aston Villa)

Portugal

Joao Cancelo (Man City)
Diogo Dalot (Man Utd)
Ruben Dias (Man City)
Bruno Fernandes (Man Utd) – 2 goals
Ruben Neves (Wolves)
Matheus Nunes (Wolves)
Joao Palhinha (Fulham)
Jose Sa (Wolves)
Bernardo Silva (Man City)

Senegal

Idrissa Gana Gueye (Everton)
Kalidou Koulibaly (Chelsea) – 1 goal
Cheikhou Kouyate (Nottingham Forest)
Edouard Mendy (Chelsea)
Nampalys Mendy (Leicester City)
Pape Matar Sarr (Tottenham)

Serbia

Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) – 2 goals

South Korea

Hee-chan Hwang (Wolves)
Heung-min Son (Tottenham)

Spain

Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)
Aymeric Laporte (Man City)
David Raya (Brentford)
Rodri (Man City)
Robert Sanchez (Brighton)

Switzerland

Manuel Akanji (Man City)
Remo Freuler (Nottingham Forest)
Fabian Schar (Newcastle)
Granit Xhaka (Arsenal)
Denis Zakaria (Chelsea)

United States (USMNT)

Brenden Aaronson (Leeds)
Tyler Adams (Leeds)
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) – 1 goal
Tim Ream (Fulham)
Antonee Robinson (Fulham)
Matt Turner (Arsenal)

Uruguay

Rodrigo Betancur (Tottenham)
Darwin Nunez (Liverpool)
Facundo Pellistri (Man Utd)

Wales

Ben Davies (Tottenham)
Wayne Hennessey (Nottingham Forest)
Daniel James (Fulham)
Brennan Johnson (Nottingham Forest)
Chris Mepham (Bournemouth)
Kieffer Moore (Bournemouth)
Danny Ward (Leicester City)
Neco Williams (Nottingham Forest)
Harry Wilson (Fulham)

Brazil squad for 2022 World Cup

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Which 26 players will be in the Brazil squad for the 2022 World Cup?

Tite revealed on Monday his 26-man roster ahead of the tournament in Qatar, set to kick off Nov. 20 when the host nation faces Ecuador in Al Khor.

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The five-time World Cup winners will begin their quest for no. 6 as betting favorites to lift the highly coveted gold trophy, formerly known as the Jules Rimet Trophy until 1970, on Dec. 18 in Lusail.

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Below is a look at Brazil’s confirmed roster for the 2022 World Cup, along with a few names who weren’t so lucky due to injuries and/or simply not being chosen as one of the 26 by Tite.


Who has Tite selected for 2022 World Cup squad?

Unsurprisingly, Brazil is beyond loaded in attack, with so many options that one (or two) of Neymar, Vinicius Jr, Gabriel Jesus, Antony, Raphinha, Richarlison and Gabriel Martinelli will see very few, if any, minutes at all in Qatar. That’s seven very worthy players for three (maybe four) spots in the team. There will be more rotation this World Cup than any one before due to the condensed schedule of games, but Brazil’s stars of the future will likely take a backseat before their time comes in 2026.


Confirmed Brazil squad for 2022 World Cup

Goalkeepers: Alisson, Ederson, Weverton

Defenders: Danilo, Dani Alves, Alex Sandro, Alex Telles, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Eder Militao, Bremer

Midfielders: Casemiro, Fabinho, Bruno Guimaraes, Fred, Lucas Paqueta, Everton Ribeiro

Forwards: Neymar, Vinicius Jr, Gabriel Jesus, Antony, Raphinha, Richarlison, Gabriel Martinelli, Rodrygo, Pedro


Which players missed out?

Defenders: Renan Lodi (coach’s decision), Gabriel Magalhaes (coach’s decision)

Midfielders: Philippe Coutinho (injury), Athur Melo (injury)

Forwards: Roberto Firmino (coach’s decision), Gabriel Barbosa (coach’s decision), Matheus Cunha (coach’s decision)

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USMNT player ratings: A young team comes of age at the World Cup

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For 90 minutes on Friday, the USMNT outplayed England at the 2022 World Cup and looked like the side full of Premier League and global superstars.

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For the second straight game, the Yanks came flying out of the starting gate and set the tempo early on. Only this time, they didn’t retreat into their shell. This young team is growing, very quickly, right before our eyes, in their most difficult game of the group stage, at a World Cup.


USMNT player ratings vs England

GK – Matt Turner: 7 – We knew he was the best shot-stopper in the USMNT player pool, but his distribution — both short and long — were fantastic on Friday. With England forced out wide and to cross so much, he had to be strong and confident going up to catch the ball. And he was.

RB – Sergiño Dest: 7.5 – One of his best performances for the USMNT, both attacking and defensively, as he, Tim Weah and Weston McKennie frequently overloaded Luke Shaw. England didn’t have an answer for their combination play down the right wing.

CB – Walker Zimmerman: 6.5 – Harry Kane’s impact on Friday’s game was virtually zero, with two, three and sometimes four blue shirts surrounding him every time he touched the ball, and Zimmerman was typically first on the scene with pressure hot on his heels (literally).

CB – Tim Ream: 7 – It’s been simply incredible to see Ream come into this team, take up a starting spot and thrive in his role as not only the elder statesman of the squad, but also the initiator of possession. And he’s been brilliant. Just brilliant.

LB – Antonee Robinson: 7 – Much like Dest on the right, Robinson was a menace down the left flank and keeping Bukayo Saka on the back foot for 78 minutes. Using possession to defend and control games is what the great teams do, and the USMNT came dangerously close to doing just that on Friday.


DM – Tyler Adams: 8 – Jude Bellingham posed a serious threat as the central midfield pushing forward into attack on the right side of midfield, but Adams did a fantastic job shadowing him anytime he made those runs forward and never letting the full backs become outnumbered. It was the biggest threat that the USMNT defense would face, and Adams effectively nullified it.

CM – Yunus Musah: 7 – No one was more calm or comfortable playing through England’s midfield, pressing or not, time and again on Friday. Every time Ream or Robinson found themselves in trouble, it was a stinging pass into Musah’s feet that got them out of it. He’s 19 years old and already the safety net for a side that has taken two massive steps toward the knockout rounds.

CM – Weston McKennie: 6.5 – The game’s best scoring chance fell to McKennie midway through the first half, a difficult chance on the half-volley from near the penalty spot. He has a reputation as a big-game player, so he’ll be expected to put that one away next time.


RW/CF – Tim Weah: 7 – Weah’s deployment as a more narrow winger/center forward hybrid gave England fits, occupying both center backs and pinning the full backs deeper defensively than they would have liked. After scoring in the manner he did against Wales, England were forced to respect his speed in behind, which created acres of space between the Three Lions’ midfield and defense for McKennie and Dest to exploit on the right and Robinson and Christian Pulisic on the left.

CF – Haji Wright: 6.5 – Hold-up play and the ability to occupy both center backs on his own were the reasons Wright was picked to start against England, and he provided plenty of both, and it was an incredibly important job that opened up space for the rest of the attack.

LW/LM – Christian Pulisic: 6.5 – Not his best game by any stretch, but he hit the crossbar late in the first half and was somewhat sacrificed in the 4-4-2/4-3-3 hybrid setup. He crossed the ball seven times, which will have played into England’s hands in keeping him out of the middle of the field, but it wasn’t a lost cause with Wright and Weah in the middle.

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Richarlison bags brace as World Cup favorites Brazil power past Serbia

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Brazil looked every bit the part of 2022 World Cup favorites, with Richarlison casting himself the star of the show in a 2-0 victory vs Serbia, one of the tournament’s most popular dark-horse picks, at Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail, Qatar on Thursday.

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The Tottenham forward made it a World Cup debut to remember for a lifetime, as he gave the five-time world champions a deserved 1-0 lead in the 62nd minute. That memory turned into something of an iconic World Cup moment just 11 minutes later, when the 25-year-old scored an incredible overhead kick to put the game away.

Richarlison received a stinging pass from Vinicius, with the ball looping high in the air as three defenders encircled him near the penalty spot. Lusail Iconic Stadium, which is set to host the World Cup final on Dec. 18, erupted when the ball hit the back of the net, as if every seat inside the 86,000-capacity ground was filled with a canary yellow shirt.

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The victory puts Brazil (3 points) atop Group G, ahead of Switzerland on goal difference following their victory over Cameroon earlier on Thursday.

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Stars of the show

Brazil vs Serbia
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Richarlison: It’s hard to imagine a better World Cup debut than the one Richarlison enjoyed on Thursday, and it’s hard to imagine Tite will be taking him out of the starting lineup anytime soon.

Vanja Milinkovic-Savic: The Serbian goalkeeper made six saves on the night and kept the final score from getting out of hand, but unfortunately he needed to make two more.

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How to watch Brazil vs Serbia live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 2pm ET – Thursday, November 24
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail 
TV channels en Español: Telemundo
Streaming en Español: Peacock (all 64 matches)


Key storylines, players to watch closely

Where do we even start with Brazil? The aforementioned attackers are the main focus and Tite will be kept very busy trying to keep all of his superstar forwards happy. At the other end of the pitch Alisson is the best goalkeeper in the world and the experience and partnership of Thiago Silva and Marquinhos, with Casemiro sitting ahead of them, will be tough to break down.

Serbia crashed out of the group stage of the last World Cup (they lost 2-0 to Brazil in a tight game) but they still played extremely well and are a lot of fun to watch. From Tadic pulling the strings to Mitrovic bullying defenders, then Dusan Vlahovic and Luka Jovic other attacking threats and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic running the show in midfield, if all of their stars are fully-fit and in top form, Serbia will take some beating.


Brazil quick facts

Current FIFA world ranking: 1
World Cup titles: 5 (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
World Cup appearances: 22
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from CONMEBOL (1st place)
Coach: Tite
Key players: Neymar, Thiago Silva, Casemiro, Alisson Becker

Serbia quick facts

Current FIFA world ranking: 21
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 12
How they qualified: Qualified from UEFA via playoffs
Coach: Dragan Stojkovic
Key players: Aleksandar Mitrovic, Luka Jovic, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Dusan Tadic