Supercomputer predicts Leeds United’s new season final position and points tally

Jesse Marsch’s Whites only secured their top-flight status on the final day of the 2021-22 campaign with a dramatic 2-1 win at Brentford as relegation rivals Burnley blew their lines in a 2-1 defeat against Newcastle United at Turf Moor.

The Clarets were relegated down with already relegated duo Norwich City and Watford as Championship champions Fulham, runners-up Bournemouth and play-off winners Nottingham Forest moved in the other direction in the Premier League.

Leeds have since lost star men Raphinha and Kalvin Phillips to Barcelona and Manchester City respectively, but Los Blancos have signed seven new players this summer and remain on the hunt for a new striker option.

Ahead of the new season, the data experts at FiveThirtyEight crunched the numbers and used their predictions and Football Power Index (SPI) ratings to predict what the Premier League final table will look like next May.

Here, the YEP walks through their predicted finishing positions, where Leeds feature and how many points each team is expected to accumulate.

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