Jurgen Klopp guided Liverpool to win the Premier League trophy after a long wait of 30 years. Last season, Liverpool lost the league by a very fine margin of 1 point to Manchester City but they won the Champions League. This season they were knocked out of the Champions League by Atletico Madrid but they have been successful in winning the 2019-20 Premier League title.
Not only Liverpool won the Premier League but they also dominated the league and broke many records on their path.
So here’s the top 5 records Liverpool broke in their 2019-20 Premier League winning season:
Best ever start to a league campaign
Liverpool was so dominant from the very start of the 2019-20 Premier League season that they picked up 61 points from the first 21 games of the season. Not only it’s a record in the Premier League but also in the top five European leagues.
Most home wins in a row
The record was previously held by Manchester City who managed to win 20 home games in a row from 2011 to 2012. Liverpool has broken the record this season. They have won 24 times at their home ground, Anfield, turning it into a fortress.
Biggest lead at the top
Liverpool won the Premier League by a massive 25-points lead over second-placed Manchester City. This is the biggest lead ever in English top-flight history.
Fastest to 30 wins
Liverpool won their 30th match this season against Brighton & Hove Albion by 3-1 on 8th July. They took 34 matches to record 30 Premier League wins in a season.
Earliest Premier League title win
The record was previously held by Manchester United in 2000-01 and then Manchester City in 2017-18. They won the league with five matches remaining. Liverpool has broken this record by winning the 2019-20 Premier League title with seven matches remaining.
Some more facts about Liverpool’s record breaking 2019-20 Premier League winning season:
- Liverpool joined Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City by winning 18 home matches in a Premier League season.
- Liverpool equalled the 32 victories claimed by Manchester City in 2017-18 and 2018-19 season.
- Liverpool’s total of 99 points is the second-most in a Premier League season, 1 less than Manchester City’s magic total of 100 points which they claimed in 2017-18.
- Most points won over 38 matches – Liverpool set a record of 104 points from 38 Premier League matches, beating the 102 points achieved by Manchester City and Chelsea, ending in 2018 and 2005 respectively. Liverpool has now extended their record to 110 points from 38 matches ending in February 2020.
Source: Premier League
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