A definitive list of the 35 records Liverpool could break

Date published: Tuesday 25th February 2020 10:00

Points

Most points in a season

Record: 100
Currently held by: Manchester City (2017/18)
What Liverpool are on: 79
What Liverpool require: 22 points from 11 games, so seven wins, one draw and two defeats or six wins, four draws and one defeat at worst.

 

Most points over 38 consecutive games

Record: 110
Currently held by: Liverpool (February 2019-February 2020)
What Liverpool are on: 110
What Liverpool require: Wins against Watford on the 29th and Bournemouth on March 7.

 

Biggest title-winning margin

Record: 19 points
Currently held by: Manchester City (2017/18)
What Liverpool are on: 22 points
What Liverpool require: To just carry on, really.

 

Biggest gap from first to bottom

Record: 82 points
Currently held by: Manchester City (2018/19, over Huddersfield)
What Liverpool are on: 61 points more than Norwich
What Liverpool require: Again, to just carry on. They are on course to finish on 110 points, with Norwich en-route to 25. That would beat the current record by three points.

 

Earliest title win by date

Record: April 14
Currently held by: Manchester United (2000/01)
Liverpool’s earliest possible title win: March 16, if Manchester City lost their next two games to Manchester United and Burnley. Liverpool will win the title regardless if they win their next four games, culminating with a match at home to Crystal Palace on March 21.

 

Earliest title win by games remaining

Record: Five games left.
Currently held by: Manchester United (2000/01) and Manchester City (2017/18)
Liverpool’s earliest possible title win: With eight games left.

 

Longest time spent top in a season

Record: 274 days
Currently held by: Chelsea (2014/15)
What Liverpool are on: 193 days
What Liverpool require: To stay top of the Premier League until the end of the season. They would have been there for 275 days by the final game if so.

 

Wins

Most consecutive wins

Record: 18
Currently held by: Manchester City (August-December 2017) and Liverpool (October 2019-February 2020)
What Liverpool are on: 18
What Liverpool require: A win against Watford (29th).

 

Most consecutive wins for a player

Record: 33
Currently held by: Mo Salah (March 2019-February 2020)

James Milner and Joe Gomez (24) are joint-second. David Silva and Oleksandr Zinchenko (both 23) are next, with Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson, Georginio Wijnaldum (all 22) and Sadio Mane (20) rounding out the historic top ten.

 

Highest win percentage as a player (at least 50 games)

Record: 84.2%
Currently held by: Alisson (August 2018-February 2020)

Fabinho (46 games) will be on 86% if he wins each of his next four games.

 

Most consecutive home wins

Record: 21
Currently held by: Liverpool (February 2019-February 2020)

 

Most wins in a season

Record: 32
Currently held by: Manchester City (2017/18 and 2018/19)
What Liverpool are on: 26
What Liverpool require: Seven wins or more from their last 11 games.

 

Most home wins in a season

Record: 18
Currently held by: Chelsea (2005/06), Manchester United (2010/11), Manchester City (2011/12 and 2018/19)
What Liverpool are on: 14
What Liverpool require: Wins against Bournemouth (March 7), Crystal Palace (March 21), Aston Villa (April 11), Burnley (April 25) and Chelsea (May 9) at Anfield.

 

Most away wins in a season

Record: 16
Currently held by: Manchester City (2017/18)
What Liverpool are on: 12
What Liverpool require: At least five wins from six games against Watford (29th), Everton (March 16), Manchester City (April 4), Brighton (April 18), Arsenal (May 2) and Newcastle (May 17).

 

Most league doubles completed in a PL season (beating a team home and away)

Record: 13
Currently held by: Manchester City (2017/18 and 2018/19)
What Liverpool are on: 7
What Liverpool require: To win at least seven of their final 11 games.

 

Beating every team at least once in a season and winning the league

Record currently held by: Chelsea (2005/06), Manchester United (2011/12), Manchester City (2017/18 and 2018/19)
What Liverpool require: To win the league.

 

Most wins by a one-goal margin in a season

Record: 16
Currently held by: Manchester United (2008/09 and 2012/13)
What Liverpool are on: 13
What Liverpool require: You do the math(s).

 

Youngest Premier League winner

Record: 17 years, 350 days
Currently held by: Phil Foden (2017/18)
Closest Liverpool player: Harvey Elliott (16 years, 321 days)
What he requires: Four more appearances in Liverpool’s next 11 games.

 

Defeats

Fewest defeats in a season

Record: Zero
Currently held by: Arsenal (2003/04)
What Liverpool are on: Zero
What Liverpool require: No defeats from their next 11 games.

 

Fewest home defeats in a season

Record: Zero
Currently held by: 16 teams
What Liverpool are on: Zero
What Liverpool require: No defeats from their next five home games.

 

Fewest away defeats in a season

Record: Zero
Currently held by: Arsenal (2001/02 and 2003/04)
What Liverpool are on: Zero
What Liverpool require: No defeats from their next six away games.

 

Longest unbeaten run

Record: 49 games
Currently held by: Arsenal (May 2003-October 2004)
What Liverpool are on: 44 games
What Liverpool require: To avoid defeat against Watford (29th), Bournemouth (March 7), Everton (March 16), Crystal Palace (March 21), Manchester City (April 4) and Aston Villa (April 11).

 

Longest unbeaten run as a player

Record: 56
Currently held by: Sol Campbell (November 2002-October 2004)
Closest Liverpool players: Joe Gomez (38)
What he requires: To stay unbeaten for the final 11 games of this and first eight of next season.

 

Longest unbeaten start to a Premier League career

Record: 47 games
Currently held by: Jens Lehmann (August 2003-October 2004)
Closest Liverpool player: Naby Keita (34 games)
What he requires: To stay unbeaten for the final 11 games of this and first three of next season.

 

Most consecutive away games undefeated

Record: 27
Currently held by: Arsenal (April 2003-September 2004)
What Liverpool are on: 21
What Liverpool require: To avoid defeat in their final six away games, then their first away game of next season.

 

Draws

Fewest draws in a season

Record: Two
Currently held by: Manchester City and Tottenham (both 2018/19)
What Liverpool are on: One
What Liverpool require: No draws from their next 11 games.

 

Goals

Fewest away goals conceded in a season

Record: Nine
Currently held by: Chelsea (2004/05)
What Liverpool are on: Six
What Liverpool require: To concede no more than three goals in their last six away games.

 

Best goal difference in a season

Record: +79
Currently held by: Manchester City (2017/18)
What Liverpool are on: +47
What Liverpool require: A decent swing.

 

Most games scored in in a season

Record: 38
Currently held by: Arsenal (2001/02)
What Liverpool are on: 27
What Liverpool require: At least one goal in each of their next 11 games.

 

Most consecutive games scored in

Record: 55
Currently held by: Arsenal (May 2001-November 2002)
What Liverpool are on: 36
What Liverpool require: At least one goal in each of their last 11 games of this and first nine games of next season.

 

And, to conclude, if Liverpool win the league…

Jurgen Klopp would be the first German manager to win the English top flight.

Dejan Lovren would be the first Croatian to win the Premier League.

Naby Keita would be the first Guinean to win the Premier League.

Sadio Mane would be the first Senegalese to win the Premier League.

Mo Salah would be the first Egyptian to win the Premier League.

 

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