Swansea City is playing the EFL championship (English Football League). EFL is the second top footballing competition in England after the prestigious Premier League. Swansea City has not been in the Premier League since the 2017/18 campaign. In the 2017/18 season, Swansea City was relegated to the EFL championship. Since then, Swansea City hasn’t been promoted to the Premier League. Swansea finished the league table with 33 points, 3 points below Southampton, and could not avoid relegation. Meanwhile, they are pushing themselves to the Premier League this season. Currently, Swansea City is in the 3rd position. laying one game less than the league leader Norwich City, Swansea has 69 points. At the same time, 4th ranked Brentford possesses 68 points. It is a tough job for Swansea to promote themselves to the Premier League after 3 years.
Chances Of Swansea City To Promote To Premier League
Looking at the points table, it seems that it will be very very difficult to be the league leader. As Norwich City has a tremendous season, it will be almost impossible to win the league. But, Swansea City will definitely fight for the promotion with Brentford, Watford, Bournemouth, Reading, Cardiff City. Meanwhile, Norwich City’s striker Teemu Pukki is in hot form. And, has scored 22 goals. While the top scorer of the league is Ivan Toney of Brentford. And, on the assists tally, Emi Buendia of Norwich City is at the top. He has assisted 12 times this season in the EFL Championship. Likewise, Bryan Mbeumo is the second top assist provider in the EFL with 10 assists. And, he is also from Brentford.
In addition to Bryan Mbeumo, Harvey Elliott, Michael Olise are also the joint-second top assists provider. Harvey Elliott plays for Blackburn Rovers and Michael Olise plays for the Reading FC. So, Swansea City has to do a lot of business to keep themselves in the Premier League next season. All the top clubs are in hot shape and form. The head coach Steve Cooper believes in the team and says they can do it themself. He is managing the club since 2019. His goal is to make Swansea play in the Premier League again.
What is EFL Championship?
EFL stands for English Football League. It is the highest division of EFL. Furthermore, it is the second top league in England after the Premier League. The clubs ranking 18th, 19th, and 20th in the PL table relegates to play EFL Championship. And, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positioned teams in the EFL championship promote to the Premier League. Currently, Norwich City, Watford, and Swansea City are the top three of the EFL championship. And, at the bottom three of the Premiere League, there are Fulham, West Brom, and Sheffield United.