Premier League table without VAR and where Aston Villa, Wolves, Everton & Newcastle United would place

VAR has continued to provide plenty of talking points in the Premier League this season

Aston Villa and Wolves look set to fight at opposite ends of the Premier League table this term with eight points already separating the rivals.

Villa claimed a 1-0 win at Chelsea last weekend thanks to Ollie Watkins’ goal in a game which saw VAR recommended a red card for Chelsea’s Malo Gusto for a rash challenge on Lucas Digne. The result put Unai Emery’s side into sixth with 12 points from their opening six matches.

Wolves drew 1-1 at Luton Town on Saturday despite playing more than an hour with 10 men after Jean-Ricner Bellegarde was red carded after 39 minutes. Pedro Neto put the visitors ahead who were pegged back by Carlton Morris’ penalty. VAR took a look at both the red card and the Luton penalty but upheld both decisions made by the on-field referee.

Following the latest involvements from VAR we have looked at how the early table might look without the use of the technology. Factoring in VAR decisions that led to goals being disallowed or awarded by the technology, including via penalties, here’s how the table might look as things stand...

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