Let's take a look at the 17 teams who will still be playing in the Premier League next year and reasons why managers of almost all of these clubs might have been pleased with the way the league has ended.
Jordan Pickford, who has made seven errors directly leading to goals in the Premier League since the start of last season, was guilty of another erratic showing in Sunday’s 3-0 defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Tottenham have 48 points from 33 games, one behind Arsenal and nine adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea. Everton’s first defeat since the resumption of the season left them 11th.
Premier League: Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti says failure to qualify for Europe won't change club's plans
Everton face ninth-placed Spurs, who were beaten by Sheffield United on Thursday, and the Italian manager expects a thrilling clash where a win would allow them to leapfrog the London club.
Spanish prosecutors indict former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti on suspicion of avoiding $1.12 million in taxes
As well as working for Real Madrid and Everton, Ancelotti has had trophy-laden spells at other European clubs including AC Milan, Chelsea, Paris St Germain and Bayern Munich.
Premier League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp laments lack of chances at Everton, praises 'world-class' Alisson
On their return after the three-month stoppage due to COVID-19, Liverpool found themselves frustrated by Carlo Ancelotti’s well-drilled Everton side.
Premier League: Faltering restart for Liverpool title charge after shutdown; Chelsea secure comeback win at Aston Villa
With eight games still remaining, Liverpool has plenty of breathing space to end the drought and win its first domestic championship since 1990.
Everton’s first team players have agreed to defer up to 50 percent of their wages for the next three months to help mitigate the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the English Premier League club’s chief executive said on Tuesday.
Premier League: Manchester United complete double over neighbours; rampant Chelsea spoil Carlo Ancelotti's Stamford Bridge return
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United are now unbeaten in 10 games in all competitions. The last time United completed the league double over City was in the 2009/10 season.
Premier League: Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti avoids touchline ban after confronting referee Chris Kavanagh
Ancelotti was left infuriated after a decision by the Video Assistant Referee to disallow a late Everton winner and received his marching orders from referee Chris Kavanagh for protesting after the final whistle
Premier League: Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti charged with misconduct during draw against Manchester United
Ancelotti, who has until Thursday to respond to the charges, faces a fine and a potential touchline ban for Sunday’s trip to former club Chelsea if found guilty
The storied heavyweights will decide who wins Europe’s most coveted cup. That is both the Champions League’s biggest strength and weakness.
Premier League: Everton's Richarlison, Dominic Calvert-Lewin combine to drub Crystal Palace; Watford, Brighton share spoils
Calvert-Lewin’s 11 goals this season are the best by an English striker at Everton since Andy Johnson in 2006-07
Premier League: Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says extending transfer window makes his job more difficult
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti is not in favour of closing the Premier League transfer window after the season gets underway because it makes managing players looking for a move away more difficult.
Premier League: Everton agree $39 million naming rights deal with Alisher Usmanov for proposed stadium
The Russian tycoon’s holding company USM, which has sponsored the Everton Finch Farm training ground since 2017, has secured an option on the naming rights for the club’s proposed new home
Premier League: Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho conjures ploy to halt Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp searches for plan B
The question on Mourinho’s court is whether he’ll structure his formation to Liverpool’s strengths or theirs. A 3-5-2 if deployed will point towards the former and will have Sadio Mane and Mo Salah licking their lips.
FA Cup: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he's impressed but not surprised by Curtis Jones' stunner against Everton
For his manager Jurgen Klopp, the sight of the Liverpool-born teenager curling in a winner that any of his first-choice stars would have been proud of was no surprise at all.
FA Cup: Wayne Rooney stars as Derby claim shock win at Crystal Palace; struggling Tottenham draw at Middlesbrough
Rooney played the full 90 minutes in his second game for Derby since his return to English football after a spell in the United States with DC United
FA Cup: Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says he expects a 'perfect' performance against Liverpool in third round clash
Everton have not won at the venue since September 1999 and were hammered 5-2 in the Premier League this season, which led to Marco Silva’s sacking as manager before Ancelotti took over last month.
FA Cup: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp asks his injury-hit side to 'throw soul' on pitch against Everton
With Fabinho, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Xherdan Shaqiri, Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren also injured, Klopp is short of options, with players at risk of injury following an intense period where they also travelled to Qatar to win the Club World Cup.