Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool may be taking part in each sport they probably might this season, however there are 5 Premier League groups who had been flogged even tougher.


On Sunday, Liverpool will play the 62nd of 63 video games this season, with Jurgen Klopp’s aspect having taken half in each match attainable. The breakdown:

Premier League: 38
Champions League: 13
FA Cup: 6
Carabao Cup: 6

It’s the second time in Liverpool’s historical past that they’ve performed in each sport attainable, with Gerard Houllier’s males in 2000/01 doing the identical. It’s isn’t their busiest season, nevertheless. In 1983/84, the Reds performed 67 video games and gained three trophies: the league title, the League Cup and European Cup. They had been knocked out of the FA Cup within the fourth spherical.

Within the Premier League, although, Liverpool’s exploits this season make them only the sixth-busiest crew for whole variety of video games performed. Listed here are the highest 5…

Manchester United – 64 in 2016/17

Premier League
: P38 W18 D15 L5 (sixth)
Europa League: P15 W10 D3 L2 (Winners)
FA Cup: P4 W3 D0 L1 (Quarter-finals)
League Cup: P6 W5 D0 L1 (Winners)
Group Protect: P1 W1 D0 L0 (Winners)

Essentially the most-used participant: Marcus Rashford (53 video games) or Paul Pogba (4,350 minutes)

It’s little marvel Jose Mourinho gave it the massive one with the three fingers and all that. His first season answerable for Manchester United was a ruddy lengthy one, beginning with a Group Protect victory over Leicester on August 7 and culminating in Europa glory over Ajax on Could 24. They performed 64 video games throughout these 291 days, at a mean of 1 match each 4.5 days. Solely a 1-0 FA Cup quarter-final defeat at Stamford Bridge prevented them from going any additional.


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Chelsea – 64 in 2006/07

Premier League: P38 W24 D11 L3 (2nd)
Champions League: P12 W7 D3 L2 (Semi-finals)
FA Cup: P7 W6 D1 L0 (Winners)
League Cup: P6 W5 D1 L0 (Winners)
Group Protect: P1 W0 D0 L1 (Runner-up)

Essentially the most-used participant: Frank Lampard (62 video games and 5,358 minutes)

And there he’s once more. Mourinho dragged Chelsea to inside a few video games of that so-far-elusive Quadruple. They misplaced the fewest video games and conceded the fewest objectives of any Premier League aspect, but completed six factors behind Manchester United. Daniel Agger helped edge them out of the Champions League by one other slender Anfield margin.


Middlesbrough – 64 in 2005/06

Premier League: P38 W12 D9 L17 (14th)
UEFA Cup: P15 W8 D2 L5 (Runner-up)
FA Cup: P8 W4 D3 L1 (Semi-finals)
League Cup: P3 W2 D0 L1 (Quarter-finals)

Essentially the most-used participant: Yakubu Aiyegbeni (55 video games) or Mark Schwarzer (4,182 minutes); George Boateng (3,902) led outfielders

By advantage of a ridiculously convoluted European marketing campaign and an FA Cup run that featured three replayed ties, Steve McClaren’s aspect had been pushed to absolutely the restrict all these years in the past. April and Could included 14 fixtures alone, with the youngest beginning XI in Premier League historical past an everlasting spotlight.


Manchester United – 66 in 2008/09

Premier League: P38 W28 D6 L4 (Winners)
Champions League: P13 W6 D6 L1 (Runner-up)
FA Cup: P5 W4 D0 L1 (Semi-finals)
League Cup: P6 W5 D0 L1 (Winners)
Membership World Cup: P2 W2 D0 L0 (Winners)
Tremendous Cup: P1 W0 D0 L1 (Runner-up)
Group Protect: P1 W1 D0 L0 (Winners)

Essentially the most-used participant: Nemanja Vidic (55 video games and 4,740 minutes)

Manchester United gained the Premier League title, League Cup and Group Protect 13 years in the past, reaching a minimum of the semi-finals in each different event they entered. Everton beat Sir Alex Ferguson’s males in a Wembley penalty shootout on the penultimate FA Cup hurdle, with a scarcity of replays additionally serving to value them a spot in historical past.


Chelsea – 69 in 2012/13

Premier League: P38 W22 D9 L7 (third)
Champions and Europa League: P15 W9 D2 L4 (Winners of EL)
FA Cup: P7 W3 D2 L2 (Semi-finals)
League Cup: P5 W3 D2 L0 (Semi-finals)
Membership World Cup: P2 W1 D0 L1 (Runner-up)
Tremendous Cup: P1 W0 D0 L1 (Runner-up)
Group Protect: P1 W0 D0 L1 (Runner-up)

Essentially the most-used participant: Fernando Torres, Oscar or Juan Mata (all 64 video games) or Petr Cech (5,655 minutes); Branislav Ivanovic (4,991) led outfielders

Good. The important thing for Chelsea was Europe. Their Champions League trophy defence ended on the group stage as they completed third. Dropping down into the Europa League on the spherical of 32 and having fun with two-legged ties all the way in which as much as the ultimate was their punishment. Then reaching the semi-finals in each home cup competitions nearly dragged their last sport whole to 70. Manchester City beat them within the FA Cup to disclaim them a showpiece towards Wigan; Swansea and their ball boys had been victorious within the League Cup ahead of the Swans’ morbidly curious assembly with Bradford. Chelsea would fairly justifiably declare to have gained both last. They may have collectively collapsed from exhaustion on the way in which, thoughts.

Author: Londonlad

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