Date: 28th April 2014 at 10:43am
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The run in gets tighter still.

All eyes on Villa v Hull next weekend, 3 points and we are safe. Even 1 point would surely be enough?

How has it come to this?

Mr Lerner? Look forward to your wisdom in the summer, or proclamation of sale or more investment. If you do have wisdom, then Mr Lambert will be departing one assumes.

As Grizzly pointed out in the forum:

“If we don’t get another point this season…

Fulham would need to win their last two against Stoke away and Palace at home, as a win and a draw with their goal difference would not be enough to go above us.

Norwich would need to get four points with their goal difference from games against Arsenal and Chelsea to go above us.

Cardiff would need also to win their last two games against Newcastle and Chelsea to go above us.

Anything against Hull, City or Spurs and we are safe, other than that we are relying on the above or a goal shift of -15 onwards”

For me Norwich are gone, their run in has been stupendously bad, couldn`t have been worse. Cardiff have no chance in my humble.

Fulham are a bit of a nagging doubt, they seem to self destruct (accept against us) but have winnable (ish?) games v two already safe and sound.

Villa

Hull (h)
Man City (a)
Tottenham(a)

Norwich

Chelsea (a)
Arsenal (h)

Crystal Palace

Liverpool (h)
Fulham (a)

West Brom

Arsenal (a)
Sunderland (a)
Stoke (h)

Sunderland

Man U (a)
West Brom (h)
Swansea (h)

Cardiff

Newcastle (a)
Chelsea (h)

Fulham

Stoke (a)
Palace(h)

11 Crystal Palace 36 -15 43
12 Swansea 36 -1 39
13 Hull 35 -9 37
14 West Ham 36 -11 37
15 West Brom 35 -12 36
16 Aston Villa 35 -17 35
17 Sunderland 35 -20 32
18 Norwich 36 -32 32
19 Fulham 36 -42 31
20 Cardiff 36 -38 30