English Premier League table 2023/24: Updated EPL standings as Liverpool and Arsenal battle for top spot

Matchday 16 of the Premier League started with Liverpool taking top spot for the first time since September 2021 with a late 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

Three days earlier, Arsenal had held firm at the summit when Declan Rice’s stoppage-time goal gave them a dramatic 4-3 win over Luton Town.

Manchester United were embarrassed 3-0 at home by Bournemouth and bottom side Sheffield United earned their first win of Chris Wilder’s second spell as manager with a 1-0 home victory over Brentford.

Brighton & Hove Albion missed the chance to overtake Man United with a 1-1 draw at home to second-bottom Burnley, while Wolves and Nottingham Forest drew by the same scoreline.

The Sporting News will update the table below and break down each of the key races throughout the 2023/24 season.

MORE: Check out the updated list of top goal scorers in the Premier League for the 2023/24 season

English Premier League table 2023/24

Updated before Aston Villa vs Arsenal on Saturday, December 9, 2023.

Pos Team Points Matches
1. Liverpool 37 16 36 +21
2. Arsenal 36 15 33 +19
3. Aston Villa 32 15 34 +14
4. Man City 30 15 36 +19
5. Tottenham 27 15 29 +7
6. Man United 27 16 18 -3
7. Newcastle 26 15 32 +15
8. Brighton 26 16 33 +5
9. West Ham 24 15 26 1
10. Chelsea 19 15 26 +2
11. Brentford 19 16 23 +1
12. Wolves 19 16 21 -5
13. Bournemouth 19 15 21 -9
14. Fulham 18 15 21 -5
15. Crystal Palace 16 16 15 -8
16. Nottingham Forest 14 16 17 -11
17.  Everton* 10 15 18 -2
18. Luton Town 9 15 16 -14
19. Burnley 8 16 16 -18
20. Sheffield United 8 16 12 -29
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*Deducted 10 points for being found to have breached profit and sustainability rules. Appeal ongoing.

MORE: Predicting every club’s position in the table in 2023/24

Champions League spots, European places 2023/24

The big news in 2023/24 is that there’s a scenario in which the Premier League could see the top five teams all qualify for the UEFA Champions League if England finishes as one of the top two performing nations in European club cup competitions.

If the FA Cup winner or Carabao Cup winner finish in the top four, the European cup berth that accompanies that title would go to the next team in the Premier League standings not already qualified for Europe.

MORE: Premier League top scorers in 2023/24

Premier League European places in 2023/24:

  • Champions League berths (4 or 5): Top 4 or Top 5 places
  • Europa League berths (2): 5th or 6th place + FA Cup winner
  • Conference League qualifying berth (1): Carabao Cup winner

MORE: In-depth look as to how European places are decided in 2023/24

Premier League 2023/24 TV channels, live streams

Region TV Streaming
Australia Optus Sport

Fubo Canada

India Star Sports Disney+, Hotstar,
UK Sky Sports, TNT Sports NOW TV, Sky Go,
Amazon Prime
USA USA Network,
Telemundo, Universo
Fubo, Peacock

UK: Matches are carried across Sky Sports and TNT Sports streaming and TV platforms, with select matches on Amazon Prime.

USA: Select matches are televised on USA Network (English) and Telemundo or Universo (Spanish), and all three channels can be streamed on Fubo. The rest of the matches are streamed on NBC platform Peacock for subscribers.

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Canada: Every Premier League game this season is live streaming exclusively via Fubo in Canada, with discounts currently at more than 9% for annual plans and more than 20% for quarterly and monthly plans. 

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every match live and on demand on Optus Sport.

India: Star Sports network has the rights to show Premier League matches in India. As well as an English broadcast on Star Sports Select, select matches will be available via regional feeds on Star Sports 3 (in Bengali, English, Kannada, Malayalam), Star Sports 1 (Bangla) and Star Sports 1 (Tamil).


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