The English Premier League cracks on with a midweek set of fixtures, with all eyes on the squabble for places in the top six.
Chelsea, Tottenham and Leicester are all involved, as are leaders Manchester City, who can take another step closer to the EPL title ahead of rivals Manchester United.
What any of that means for Uefa Champions League and Europa League qualification is now anyone’s guess, though, thanks to a Sunday night bombshell.
A breakaway threat of a European Super League came nearer to reality as clubs – City, Spurs and the Blues among them – put their name to a plan that could see them hoofed from other competitions as football goes to war.
They’ll have a job on in keeping outraged fans onside for the remainder of this campaign, too, counting their blessings for the continued absence of supporters from Premier League stadiums even as Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease.
On the field, Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea can solidify their top four credentials on Tuesday night when they host struggling Brighton.
The Seagulls head to Stamford Bridge in increasing need of points to bolster their battle to avoid relegation back to the Championship.
Leaders Manchester City are on the road on Wednesday, making the trip to Aston Villa with a chance to restore an 11-point lead at the top of the EPL table.
Neighbours Manchester United reduced the arrears to eight points at the weekend, while Pep Guardiola’s side took a break from league action to beat Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-finals.
Tottenham also retain top six ambitions, despite their rough run of form that has seen the pressure build on coach Jose Mourinho.
Southampton are Wednesday’s visitors to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with Spurs having gone three without a win to leave them on the outside looking in.
Leicester have lost their grip on third place in the Premier League standings, after back-to-back losses put the kibosh on their hopes of a finish as high as second.
They now have West Brom in their sights as they bid to put that right, with the Baggies going to the King Power Stadium on Thursday with a mind to repeat their recent heroics at Chelsea.
English Premier League predictions for 20-22 April
Prediction methodology explained: The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.