Top five moments of the 2020/21 English Premier League season

From the European Super League protest to the return fans in stadiums, the 2020/21 Premier League had some astonishing moments.

Manchester City were the Premier League champions last season. (Image: Twitter/@premierleague)

The 2021 Premier League season came to an end and it was a season unlike any other. The coronavirus pandemic and the packed schedule made parts of it a slog. However, there ws still quality action for fans of the league to follow.

As Manchester City stormed home with their seventh league title victory, we countdown the biggest moments of the season. This countdown includes some highs, some lows, and everything in between, with five best moments standing out amongst the rest.

MANCHESTER UNITED 1 – 6 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

In October we witnessed a moment that Tottenham supporters will never forget. They travelled to Old Trafford and inflicted a six goal humiliation on the Red Devils.

This was Spurs biggest win over United since 1932, with Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min bagging two goals apiece, United were left floored by an emphatic Spurs victory. The then 16th place United were left licking their wounds.

ASTON VILLA 7 – 2 LIVERPOOL

In the same game week, where Spurs thrashed United, Liverpool had an unforgettable 90 minutes which left everyone in awe as Aston Villa stunned Premier League Champions Liverpool 7-2 at Villa Park.

Villa Unable to beat Liverpool at home for over 20 years, they lifted their curse in the most emphatic of fashions, with a hat-trick for Ollie Watkins, the underdogs stormed home with a shock victory.

FANS PROTEST THAT ENDED THE SUPER LEAGUE

It was a moment every fan of the big six wants to forget – the attempted European Super League.

However, the fan protests at the decision were something to behold. In a defining moment for the big six clubs, their fans turned on them and forced their clubs to withdraw from the Super League.

Nobody can forget the pictures of Chelsea fans celebrating as the news slowly worked around the crowd that the ESL was over. A victory for football and its fans.

ALISSION’S LAST MINTUE HEADER

One of the most dramatic moments of the season came nearly at the end. In the dying seconds of a match, it was West Brom 1-1 Liverpool, and the Reds need a victory to keep their hopes of a top-four spot alive when a corner is awarded.

What do you think will happen? Whatever you thought it would be, it probably wasn’t the Alisson Becker header that sealed Liverpool’s win.

A glorious moment for all Liverpool fans, made even sweeter by his post-match tearful reaction.

THE RETURN OF FANS

Empty stadiums have haunted the Premier League for the past year and the return of fans to stadiums in final week has been incredible for fans of all football clubs to witness.

The fans bring the passion to the game and the roar of a crowd getting behind their team cannot be replicated. Football is nothing without the fans.




WRITTEN BY
Sportslumo Desk

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