Joelinton of Newcastle United celebrates their sides victory after the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St. James Park on February 13, 2022 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

The Premier League table based only on 2022 results – Newcastle United flying high while Leeds United, Everton and Norwich City struggle

Things have been going pretty well at Newcastle United since the turn of the year.

Thursday, 3rd March 2022, 1:45 pm

The Magpies are yet to lose a match, are unbeaten in seven games and boast the best defensive record in the division since the turn of the year.

It’s a stark contrast to how Eddie Howe’s side ended 2021 – they were in the relegation zone and had just yet a Premier League record for the most goals conceded over a calendar year with 80.

But now we’re into March, Newcastle have conceded just three goals this year and have climbed up to 14th in the table.

They have made big strides towards Premier League survival but the hard work must continue as they sit just four points above the relegation zone ahead of Saturday’s match at home to Brighton.

But what if the season had started on January 1, 2022?

Here are the Premier League standings based purely on matches to take place in 2022 so far…

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