How to watch EPL’s big final day live and free in Australia and preview
It's the final countdown with everything on the line as we reach the last day of the EPL with so many massive fixtures.
A bumper final day is upon us in the EPL and it is set up beautifully. The title is up for grabs with Man City and Liverpool separated by just 1 point on the ladder.
Tottenham and Arsenal are battling for 4th and a place in the UEFA Champions League. Man United and West Ham are both chasing top 6 and with it a place in the Europa League, while the fight to avoid relegation is on at the bottom of the table between Leeds and Burnley.
How does the table stand before the final day?
|1||Manchester City||37||28||6||3||96||24||72||90||D W W W W|
|2||Liverpool||37||27||8||2||91||25||66||89||W W D W W|
|3||Chelsea||37||20||11||6||74||32||42||71||D W D L D|
|4||Tottenham Hotspur||37||21||5||11||64||40||24||68||W W D W D|
|5||Arsenal||37||21||3||13||56||47||9||66||L L W W W|
|6||Manchester United||37||16||10||11||57||56||1||58||L W D L L|
|7||West Ham United||37||16||8||13||59||48||11||56||D W L L D|
|8||Wolverhampton Wanderers||37||15||6||16||37||40||-3||51||D L D L L|
|9||Leicester City||37||13||10||14||58||58||0||49||D W W L L|
|10||Brighton & Hove Albion||37||11||15||11||39||43||-4||48||D W W D L|
|11||Brentford||37||13||7||17||47||54||-7||46||W W L D W|
|12||Newcastle United||37||12||10||15||42||61||-19||46||W L L W W|
|13||Crystal Palace||37||10||15||12||49||46||3||45||L D W W D|
|14||Aston Villa||37||13||6||18||50||51||-1||45||D D L W W|
|15||Southampton||37||9||13||15||42||63||-21||40||L L L D L|
|16||Everton||37||11||6||20||42||61||-19||39||W L D W W|
|17||Burnley||37||7||14||16||33||51||-18||35||D L L W W|
|18||Leeds United||37||8||11||18||40||78||-38||35||D L L L D|
|19||Watford||37||6||5||26||33||75||-42||23||L D L L L|
|20||Norwich City||37||5||7||25||23||79||-56||22||D L L L L|
What are the important EPL matches on the final day?
|Date||Match||Venue||Time (AEST)||Where to watch|
|Mon, 23 May||Arsenal vs Everton||Emirates Stadium, London||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Brentford vs Leeds||Brentford Community Stadium, Brentford||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Brighton vs West Ham||Amex Stadium, Falmer||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Burnley vs Newcastle||Turf Moor, Burnley||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Chelsea vs Watford||Stamford Bridge, London||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Crystal Palace vs Man Utd||Selhurst Park, London||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Leicester vs Southampton||King Power Stadium, Leicester||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Liverpool vs Wolves||Anfield, Liverpool||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Man City vs Aston Villa||Etihad Stadium, Manchester||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
|Mon, 23 May||Norwich vs Spurs||Carrow Road, Norwich||1:00 AM||Optus Sport|
The matches in bold are ones that have significant consequences to the title, top 4, top 6 and relegation battles. As you can see, there is a lot of action still happening on the final day after a thrilling run home.
The key scenarios playing out are:
- Arsenal need to beat Everton and hope that Tottenham lose at relegated Norwich, whereas Tottenham just need a point.
- West Ham need to win and hope that Man United either lose or draw, whereas Man United need all 3 points to be safe.
- Man City need to defeat Aston Villa or have Liverpool secure no more than a draw, while Liverpool must win and hope that City don't.
- Leeds need to pick up points and hope Burnley don't, while a Burnley win secures their own survival regardless of other results.
How to watch EPL's final round
The EPL is exclusive to Optus Sport in Australia. To watch any of these big matches in full you'll need to sign up to Optus Sport.
For more information about streaming the EPL you can read our guide here.
Stream full EPL matches on Optus Sport
Optus Sport costs $14.99 a month, which you'll need to sign up for if you want to see any of the matches in full. Some Optus plans come with a free Optus Sport membership, so if you're already an Optus customer, you might already have access.
A monthly pass costs $14.99 and gets you all the latest league news, results, fixtures, highlights, press conferences and statistics via the Optus Sport website or mobile app. You can also save 22% with an annual subscription to Optus Sport.
Optus Sport comes with many features including spoiler protection where you can turn off the scores so you don't know the result ahead of a game. But considering the importance of this final round, it's something you may choose to keep on so you know how other teams are travelling compared to each other.
Even though the EPL is drawing to a close, you can still get your football fix via other leagues and matches on Optus Sport such as the remaining European World Cup qualifiers and the J League.
If you want to know more, we have a full review of Optus Sport.
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Catch all the final day action via Goal Rush
If you don't want to watch a single game, Goal Rush might be the best option for you.
Goal Rush typically focuses on a feature match from the final day, but will also switch to other games when there's some action. That means you can catch every goal from every match in the one place, instead of having to switch between games and potentially miss some of the action.
In an Optus Sport first, Goal Rush will be available for free, meaning you won't have to pay a cent to see the exciting parts of the final EPL match day. Goal Rush gets underway from 11:30pm Sunday 22 May.
Keen to know about more sports streaming? Check out our full guide here.
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