10. Southampton: +1pt

Southampton have slumped in recent weeks and have lost five of their last six, but Saints are still performing better than last season.

9. Brighton Hove Albion: +1pt

Back-to-back wins for the Seagulls sees them leapfrog their points tally from 12 months ago.

8. West Ham United: +2pts

A decent point against Sheffield United was back up by a dismal display at home to Newcastle, but the Hammers are still showing favourably compared to last season.

7. Burnley: +4pts

The Clarets have seen their momentum checked by recent defeats to Leicester, Chelsea and Brighton.

6. Liverpool: +4pts

Jurgen Klopp’s have lost their perfect start to the campaign but a late winner against Aston Villa keeps them ahead of the chasing pack, and their tally from last year.