Here is a look at which teams wore what for the games over the weekend, primarily consisting of Match Week 35 as well as last night’s rearranged Man Utd-Leicester clash that confirmed Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City as champions for the fifth time.
Leicester (Adidas home) 2-4 Newcastle (Puma away)
Leeds (Adidas home) 3-1 Tottenham (Nike away)
Sheff Utd (Adidas home) 0-2 Crystal Palace (Puma third)
Man City (Puma home) 1-2 Chelsea (Nike home)
Liverpool (Nike home) 2-0 Southampton (UA third)
Wolves (Adidas home) 2-1 Brighton (Nike home)
Aston Villa (Kappa home) 1-3 Man Utd (Adidas third)
West Ham (Umbro home) 0-1 Everton (Hummel home)
Arsenal (Adidas home) 3-1 WBA (Puma away)
Fulham (Adidas home) 0-2 Burnley (Umbro home)
Man Utd (Adidas home) 1-2 Leicester (Adidas home)
While there was joy for City, there was disappointment for West Brom, whose 3-1 loss at the Emirates to Arsenal confirmed their relegation to the Championship. Albion aside, this was otherwise a fine week for Puma- Newcastle won away at Leicester and so did Palace at Bramall Lane, and City, also donning Puma, were confirmed title winners. Leicester had also worn Puma when they won their miracle title in 2016.
Game Week 35 saw four sides don their primary strip in away games, and three of them were successful. Chelsea in Nike came from behind to stun Man City 2-1, boosting their own European hopes and striking a major blow ahead of the Champions League final between the same two sides later this month.
Nike will be hopeful of a major double this summer. Apart from Chelsea and a potential CL crown, there is also the possibility of England winning the Euro Championship 2020 and on home soil, at that, to make the triumph even sweeter. The Three Lions also wear Nike, and interestingly, are favourites for the tournament at the time of writing.
The other two wins came at the London Stadium, where Everton, wearing Hummel, kept their slim European hopes alive with a 1-0 win over West Ham and at Craven Cottage for Burnley. The winner for Everton came through Dominic Calvert Lewin midway through the first half and despite their best efforts, West Ham couldn’t find a way through the steely Toffees backline, and this result all but ends their hopes of Champions League footy next season. With Liverpool and Spurs breathing down their neck, there is every chance the Hammers might not get European football at all, and that would be pretty cruel given how well they’ve played so far this season.
The team that wore home on the road, but weren’t successful, were Brighton, who went down 2-1 to Nuno’s Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Only two teams wore their third tops this weekend, and both were victorious- Palace at Sheff Utd, and Man Utd in their zebra uniform in Birmingham against Villa.