It’s about time to finally address the elephant in the room. Is Liverpool FC capable of winning a treble this season?
The famous treble is a distinction that not many clubs in history conquered, we need to talk about Liverpool FC’s chances to win it. The level of dominance we are experiencing from the Reds this season is something that English football hasn’t seen before.
Whether it’s on the UEFA Champions League, the FA Cup, or the Premier League. The Reds are currently still within reach of that historic achievement that very few clubs in history accomplished. Jurgen Klopp maintains his cool when he is asked about this possibility, as he should.
The Scouser fans know they could make history as the best football club that English football ever had to offer. If you don’t believe this claim, you just have to look at the numbers they are getting on a weekly basis.
We previously mentioned how this squad is on track to win the Premier League without losing a single game. But the comparison between them and the Arsenal ‘Invincibles’ is staggering, it’s not even a contest.
The Gunners got a total of 26 wins when they got that historic achievement during the 2003-04 season. Liverpool also got the same 79 points that got Manchester United during their treble campaign in 1999.
Liverpool can finish the season with the three biggest records.
With Manchester United winning the treble at 79 points and Arsenal winning the league undefeated with 26 victories. Although it’s still soon to tell if the Reds will finish the season undefeated, they are looking strong.
There is a good chance they will get this record with way more victories than the Gunners got during that season. Last but not least, we have Manchester City’s record. We have 11 fixtures left in the Premier League, and Liverpool can get the most difficult record if they keep this pace.
Pep Guardiola’s Citizens won the Premier League with 102 points during the 2017-18 season. If Klopp’s players win the tournament after winning all 11 matches left, they would go up to 112 points. You read this right. We are telling you that Liverpool can break the three greatest records in Premier League history in a single season.
Now that we’ve established these goals for the Reds, let’s talk about their treble possibilities. We need to take a closer look at the previous winners of this distinction. It’s safe to say that the treble is the most complicated feat in football.
Who won the most dominant treble in history?
We already mentioned Manchester United, the only English club with a treble. Their 1999 conquer got them winning the FA Cup, the Premier League, and the UEFA Champions League under Sir Alex Ferguson. Bayern Munich did the same in Germany during the 2012-13 campaign, Mourinho’s Inter Milan also did it in the 2009-10 season.
Johan Cruyff’s AFC Ajax completed this feat during the 1971-72 season in an era that saw this club win three consecutive European Cups. Celtic Glasgow became the only football club to win five different tournaments during a regular season. The 1966-67 campaign got them winning four domestic titles that included the Scottish League, the Scottish Cup, the League Cup, and the Glasgow Cup. They also defeated Benfica in the European Cup final that season.
But the most dominant treble winner in history is Pep Guardiola’s FC Barcelona. This is a club that won the treble with clear dominance and spectacular football. They also won another three titles during the whole natural year in 2009. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool can be just as dominant as Guardiola’s Blaugranas if they win this treble.
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