Manchester United top, Burnley 4th, Southampton 18th! The Premier League based on the last 6 games

The top-flight table looks a lot different based on recent form.

Louis van Gaal will be a happy man when he sees the Premier League's 'alternative table.'

For a league table based on the last six games would put Manchester United top.

Naturally, with United having won all of their last six, not many come close, although Manchester City would only be two points behind in second - Chelsea a further three points back in third.

Where the table makes good reading for Manchester United, however, it also makes spectacular viewing for Burnley. Sean Dyche's side, only just out of the bottom three, would be fourth based on their recent form. Burnley have only lost once in six, winning three times and drawing twice.

It is a different story for Southampton, though, who would be in the relegation zone based on their last six games. Southampton have lost their last four, earning a draw prior to that following their last win (what seems an age ago now).

Man Utd 6 0 0
Man City 5 1 0
Chelsea 4 1 1
Arsenal 3 0 3
Burnley 3 2 1
Newcastle 3 1 2
Tottenham 3 1 2

Queens Park Rangers, like Burnley, are winners, unlike Southampton, as two wins in six would put them 11th as opposed to their actual position of 18th. QPR's home form has done them a world of good.

Other sides, like Liverpool, remain fairly close to their actual standing, with the Reds 13th in the alternate table - and 11th in the real. The biggest winners, then, are Manchester United, Burnley and QPR.

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