Is the Premier League title race the most one-sided in Europe? Closest races in top 10 leagues revealed

Is the Premier League title race the most one-sided in Europe? Closest races in top 10 leagues revealed

Is the Premier League title race the most one-sided in Europe? Closest races in top 10 leagues revealed 9. There is a two point gap between first (Porto, 67) and second (Benfica, 65) in the Portuguese Primeira Liga8. There is a three point gap between first (Galatasaray, 53) and second (Besiktas, 50) in the Turkish Super Lig7. There is a six point gap between first (Shakhtar Donetsk, 54) and second (Dynamo Kyiv, 48) in the Ukrainian Premier League=5. There is an eight point gap between first (Lokomotiv Moscow, 49) and second (Spartak Moscow, 41) in the Russian Premier League=5. There is an eight point gap between first (Barcelona, 72) and second (Atletico Madrid, 64) in LaLiga4. There is a 12 point gap between first (Club Brugge, 67) and second (Anderlecht, 55) in the Belgian First Division A3. There is a 14 point gap between first (Paris Saint-Germain, 77) and second (Monaco, 63) in Ligue 12. There is a 16 point gap between first (Manchester City, 81) and second (Manchester United, 65) in the Premier League1. There is a 20 point gap between first (Bayern Munich, 66) and second (Schalke 04, 46) in the Bundesliga

Manchester City are edging ever closer to the Premier League title.

Pep Guardiola's side are 16 points ahead of second placed Manchester United, their fierce local rivals, and they can actually win England's top flight against United on April 7.

Given City's dominance in 2017/18, any sort of title race in England has been over for a long, long time, with Guardiola's men romping their way to an extremely one-sided league success.

But is the Premier League's title race the most one-sided amongst Europe's top leagues? Click the right arrow, above, to see the top 10 leagues in Europe ranked by the points difference between first and second place, in order from smallest to largest difference…

*All data correct as of March 13, 2018. Europe's top 10 leagues defined using current UEFA coefficient​

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