The Dirtiest Teams In The Premier League In 2018/19 Revealed

Watford are officially the dirtiest team in the Premier League, while Liverpool are the winners of the Fair Play award for 2018/19.

Transfer Markt have compiled the data based on the amount of yellow and red cards as well as amount of fouls conceded by each team have received and it's the Hornets who are ranked the least fair of the top-flight teams.

They've garnered 94 points because of the 76 yellow cards and three red cards shown to their players in the 38-game campaign.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Manchester United are the second dirtiest side, accruing 87 points thanks to 72 yellow cards and two red cards, with Burnley completing the fair play relegation zone on 80 points.

At the other end of the table, it's runners up Liverpool who lead the way. The Reds did have a single straight red in the Premier League and only had 35 bookings - the lowest of all the teams in the league.

City are known as being the Premier League's chief tactical foulers but they are joint third-lowest here with 325 fouls, along with their record completed by 44 yellows and one straight red.

Chelsea would have been top after being the only team to not have a single player sent off domestically but their 49 cautions takes them down to third.

West Ham United complete the fair play top four after giving away just 319 fouls, seeing 59 yellows and one straight red.

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