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Premier League Power Rankings: Brokedown Palace

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Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce, right, speaks to Jason Puncheon during their game against Sunderland, during their English Premier League soccer match at Selhurst Park in London, Saturday Feb. 4, 2017. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)


The Premier League’s Bottom Six was thrown into insanity last weekend, leaving six teams within two points from slots No. 20 to 15.

But the slides aren’t limited to the PL lowlands, as Liverpool has plummeted down our power rankings after looking like title contenders for much of the season.

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Here is the latest batch of Premier League power rankings…

20 (18)Crystal Palace: There are many questions for Big Sam to answer, and getting Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend going would help provide clues. Getting humiliated by former club Sunderland won’t help him get his mind right.

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19 (17)Leicester City: When’s the last time a club still alive in the UEFA Champions League in February was 19th in any set of Premier League rankings?
18 (20)Sunderland: Thumping Allardyce had to feel amazing to supporters of the Black Cats.
17 (15)Bournemouth: It wasn’t too long ago Eddie Howe was headed to Arsenal and the Cherries were the darlings of England. Outscored 16-9 in last five matches.
16 (16)Middlesbrough: The last time Boro won a PL game, there were still eight more days to go before Christmas. That’s seven league games without a win.
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15 (19)Hull City: The Marco Silva revolution looks quite real right now, and imagine how it will feel if the Tigers snare a point or more at stammering Arsenal on Saturday.
14 (13)Southampton: Battered at home by West Ham, Saints have to keep their eyes on the PL table and not just potential Wembley glory.
13 (14)Swansea City: Paul Clement is proving doubters wrong, and Gylfi Sigurdsson is really, really, truly good at striking a ball.
12 (9)Stoke City: Winless in three, granted against decent competition in Manchester United, Everton, and West Brom.
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11 (10)Burnley: About as mid-table a team as you can find... which is fine given the goals of this season.
10 (12)Watford: Manager Walter Mazzarri must just be shrugging his shoulders right now; Who knows what you’ll get from the Hornets on a week-to-week basis, but they will work for it under captain Troy Deeney.
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9 (11)West Ham United: Slowly, steadily approaching its level. Beat West Brom this week and find many new believers, Slaven Bilic.
8 (6)Liverpool: One win in 2017. One.
7 (8)West Bromwich Albion: Tony Pulis has done a job with this bunch, who is exceeding expectations in both form and style.
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6 (4)Arsenal: Two-straight losses and a mainstay openly questioning his legendary boss in both players’ native land? Fun times, guys. Fun times.

Source: Everton FC

5 (5)Everton: Boro and Sunderland are next. If the Toffees can handle their business, they’re a hair away from the conversation.
4 (7)Manchester United: Need more comfortable wins like the 3-0 victory at Leicester City.
3 (2)Manchester City: Gabriel Jesus, everybody.
2 (3)Tottenham Hotspur: You know that comfortable win we referenced in Manchester United’s space? One of those would be nice after four tight ones.
1 (1)Chelsea: They’re gonna win the league.They’re gonna win the league. You’re probably gonna believe us. You’re probably gonna believe us. You’re probably gonna be-lieeeeve us. They’re gonna win the league.

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