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Liverpool's Triumph: The Records They Have Broken And Those They Can Still Achieve

Tolberto 06/26/2020

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Jurgen Klopp was emotional when he dedicated the club's first Premier League title in 30 years to the Liverpool fans last night. The title, confirmed after Chelsea beat defending champions Manchester City 2-1 at Stamford Bridge, sparked wild celebrations in Merseyside with thousands of fans gathering outside Anfield.

Four years after arriving at Anfield in October 2015, the German manager delivered on a promise he made to bring the title back to Anfield, a feat he achieved superbly. The Reds have been the best team in the league by far and the unassailable lead of 23 points over City in second place clearly shows it.

They have broken a series of records and may break even more records before playing their last match.

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With seven games to spare the Anfield outfit are the earliest title winners ever. Although it has come in June due to the coronavirus pandemic outbreak, Liverpool have bested the record set by Manchester United in 2000-01 and Manchester City in 2017-18, both clubs sealing the title with five games left to play.

Liverpool have for the first time in their history beaten every single team in the Premier League in a single season. This was confirmed after the 2-0 victory over West Ham back in January.

Klopp's men also put together a record equalling run of consecutive victories, winning 18 games in a row between October and February.

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The 4-0 dismantling of Crystal Palace at Anfield on Wednesday means the Merseyside based club have won every league game at home , a run of 23 matches, which is a new record in English top flight football.

They also went an incredible 44 matches without a defeat, an achievement stretching back from last season when they missed being Champions only by a single point even after gathering 97 points.

Their 23 point difference to second placed City is also the largest in history and if maintained could break Manchester City's record of 19 points over Manchester United from the 2017-18 season to become champions.

They also need 15 points from the available 21 to have the highest total points tally for a champion since the Premier League's inception.

Although the coronavirus outbreak threatened to derail their season Liverpool are back at the summit of English football after three decades and now move to 19 titles, one behind bitter rivals Manchester United's record of 20 titles.

Source: opera.com
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