Eight possible records Liverpool could break this season
Liverpool is a machine just as Mbappe had termed them earlier. It is now a matter of “when” the Reds will win the Premier League title and become record-breakers along the way.
Liverpool is with a 22 pint lead over their nearest rivals. Klopp’s side is enjoying the best season in the history of any club from Europe’s top-five leagues in terms of points won.
In this case, the club is termed to be not only in a Premier League title race but also aiming to break records. Allow me to take you through the possible records one by one as we unleash when the Reds might break each.
Records Liverpool are chasing down
Longest consecutive runs of win-18 (Manchester City, 2017/18)
Perfect half-season between draws with Everton and Crystal Palace set Manchester City on their way to a record-breaking point in 2017/18. Nonetheless, Liverpool has the total in their sights with a run of wins stretching back to late October.
Victories at Norwich, West Ham and Watford by Liverpool with no doubt will break City’s record.
Longest unbeaten run-49 (Arsenal, 2002/03-2004/05)
When Arsenal racked up 49 games unbeaten, it was questioned whether there would ever be a team to surpass Arsene Wenger’s Invincibles.
A look at Liverpool, the club has not tasted defeat since their ultimately costly 2-1 reverse at the Etihad in January. The Reds will become the first team to go 50 Premier League games unbeaten if they can get something from each of their next eight league matches.
Most wins-32 (Manchester City, 2017/18-2018/19)
City ripped the record when Guardiola lifted his first Premier League title in 2018. Despite Guardiola’s side winning all-but six games across the entire campaign, Liverpool is well on-course to not only beat City’s record haul but to potentially better it.
If the Reds keep up their stunning run of wins, they could break City’s record at Brighton in mid-April.
Most points-100 (Manchester City, 2017/18)
Guardiola’s celebrations on the touchline at St Mary’s showed how significant reaching the target of a three-figure points tally was for the manager.
City was two points away from matching that last season. But Liverpool can afford to drop 11 points between now and the end of the campaign. If they do, they will still beat the incredible figure.
At present, Liverpool could smash past 100 points against Burnley on 25th April. They could even afford one draw up until that point to still break the record.
Most away wins in a season-16 (Manchester City, 2017/18)
Liverpool is six matches away from beating the record. They could make history against Arsenal at the Emirates ground.
The Reds can afford to drop points in one away game before the end of the season to better City’s record.
Most home wins-18 (Chelsea, 2005/06; Manchester United, 2010/11; Manchester City, 2011/12-2018/19)
This could prove a tough one for Liverpool to beat. Winning every single game in a Premier League season takes some doing. Liverpool is six more games to go for Klopp’s men to become the first team to ever manage the feat.
Longest time unbeaten-537 days (Arsenal, 2002/03-2004/05)
If Liverpool ends the Premier League unbeaten, they will guarantee they surpass Arsenal’s all-time record duration of almost 18 months.
Whether Klopp will view this as a record worth chasing, it would certainly give them something extra to take into next season.
Biggest title-winning margin-19 points (Manchester City, 2017/18)
Liverpool is 22 points clear. They will probably break this record as long as they drop two points more than City and four more than Leicester before the end of the season.
Liverpool could be crowned Premier League champions by the time they visit the Etihad in early April. However, for this to happen, City, Leicester and the teams below them would need to drop a significant number of points with Liverpool winning all their games.