After a month without football action, the Premier League is back to enthrall football enthusiasts the world over. Expectations surmount, predictions are made, and speculations and transfers are rife in the internet and other forms of media. TheHardTackle summarizes the chances of teams outside the English big guns for breaking into the top four at the end of the season.

Ghana 0-1 Germany: Özil ‘Wunder’ Strike Takes Germany To Knockout Stage

The pressure was on Germany from the start to win the match to secure a place in the knock out stage of the tournament. The match was played in a much slower pace with both team being cautious about the opponent's counter attacks. But a second half sublime strike from Özil was enough to separate the two teams and helped Germany reach the next round.