BRIGHTON are officially the most improved team in the Premier League as things stand after seven games played.
Comparing the Premier League teams to this time last season
Brighton are having a season to rememberCredit: Reuters
While the Blues are the current Premier League leadersCredit: AFP
Meanwhile winless Southampton are the worst-off team this season compared to lastCredit: PA
Graham Potter’s side are an incredible TEN places higher in the league – and nine points better off – than at this stage of the season twelve months ago.
The high-flying Seagulls are currently sixth in the league having lost just once in seven matches.
Potter’s team are a far cry from the side that finished just TWO places above the relegation zone in May.
Chelsea meanwhile are the second-most improved Prem team this season.
Thomas Tuchel’s Champions League winners are seven places and four points better off than they were after seven games last campaign.
The Blues have won five of their league games so far this season and currently top the table.
Manchester United have also picked up four more points from seven games this season compared to last, leaving them nine league places better off.
That rounds off the only seven teams to have bettered their points tally after seven games compared to last season.
The Gunners were ninth in the league after seven games last campaign, while Jose Mourinho’s Spurs were fourth.
But it’s Leicester, Newcastle and Southampton who have had the worst turns in fortunes from last season to this current one.
Brendan Rodgers’ side were THIRD at this stage last season but now find themselves 13th – having picked up seven points fewer at this stage of the season than last.
Newly taken over Newcastle are eight points and positions worse off than this time twelve months ago.
Steve Bruce’s side are currently second-bottom after a winless opening seven games.
Although there is fresh optimism at St James’ Park with the club now the RICHEST in world football.
And finally Ralph Hassenhuttl’s Saints are nine points worse off than at this stage last season.
It’s seen them slump to 17th in the league after being eighth this time a year ago.
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