Supercomputer predicts where Liverpool will finish in the Premier League in 2021-22 season

The Reds have designs on getting their hands back on the silverware - but have they been tipped to do so?

Liverpool will be highly satisfied by their start to the 2021-22 season.

The Reds are the only unbeaten side remaining in the Premier League, having taken 15 points from seven matches.

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Jurgen Klopp's men are expected to remain in the hunt for the title yet again, having won their first top-flight crown in 30 years in 2020.

Liverpool are currently second in the division, with Chelsea occupying top spot.

And the Reds have been predicted to finish as runners-up come May.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts the Premier League trophy. Picture: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

That's according to website FiveThirtyEight, anyway, based on the stats so far this season.

The Reds have been predicted to finish runners-up in the Premier League yet again to Manchester City.

In the 2018-19 campaign, Liverpool got within just a point of Pep Guardiola's men in an enthralling battle for the crown.

Klopp's troops are forecast to again play bridesmaid to City, but this time the title race supposedly won't be as close.

The Etihad outfit have been projected to scoop 84 points, with Liverpool finishing five points in arrears on 79.

The Reds have been given a 26% chance of claiming the silverware.

Champions League

Liverpool left it late to qualify for the Champions League last season.

A late surge of eight wins in 10 matches ensured the Reds finished third to clinch a berth in Europe's elite club competition again.

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker scored a last-minute goal against West Brom to help the Reds finish third in the table last term. Picture: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

However, the boffins at FiveThirtyEight don't expect such a nervy ending this time around. Far from it, in fact.

The Reds are tipped to finish two points ahead of Chelsea (77) while Manchester United are envisaged to garner 67 points and clinch fourth.

According to the data, Liverpool are 87% certain to finish in the top four.


And what about relegation, you might ask?

Let's be honest, no-one expects the Reds to completely capitulate. If they did go down, it’d be a bigger Premier League shock than when Leicester were crowned champions in 2016.

It’s hardly a surprise that data concurs with the argument, either.

Liverpool chances of jettisoning to the Championship is less than one per cent. Winless Norwich, Watford and Burnley have all been predicted to go down.