Chelsea & City Identical: Why the Blues in Puncak Standings and The Citizens Both?
Jakarta – For the first time in the history of the Premier League there are two clubs with points, productivity, and the difference in the number of goals conceded at 100%. So what makes the Blues are placed in the order of one second and the Citizens?
After undergoing the 20th week of the Premier League were held simultaneously on January 1, 2015, the competition is fierce for the title. Chelsea defeat and victory painstakingly City made the top of the Premier League shows a very unique composition.
Chelsea and City are actually identical in categories that are used to determine the position in the standings. Chelsea and City both have played 20 times, both had statistically W14 D2 L2, both have to make 44 goals and also both have conceded 19 times – which makes both teams have the same goal difference of +25 and points which must also have the same ie 46 points.
Site livescore put Chelsea and City together as inhabitants of the top positions of the standings with a given number one on both. However, the official website of the Premier League set if John Terry et al. entitled to the top of the standings, while Yaya Toure cs in the second ladder.
In the official rules, allowing the Premier League there are two or more teams share the same position in the standings. However, because it is not possible to install two or more clubs in the same position it still made the order based on alphabetical order. Thus, because the ‘C’ earlier than ‘M’, be entitled Chelsea is in top position while City beneath. As quoted from the Telegraph.
So what if the conditions that occur at the end of the season?
The exception occurs when a position in the standings are used to determine significant matters, such as the determination of winners, ticket to European competition or degradation. If there are two identical there are more clubs then they should do a playoff to determine who is entitled to be on top and who‘s down.
It was contained in Rule C4 Premier League Handbook: If at the end of the season in the Champions League or the determination of the determination or the determination of the club were relegated club to qualify for the others could not be determined because there are two or more clubs have the same in points, goal difference and goals made, the club concerned will perform one or more playoff at a neutral venue where the format, time and location will be determined by the Board (Premier League).