Liverpool’s dream 2021/22 campaign had a bitter end. Nevertheless, the side was on a different level all season long. Setting benchmarks for others and themselves. Let us look at the records broken by Liverpool FC in this bright and dark season.
Reds enjoyed a great footballing campaign. They won 2 trophies and came very close to winning another 2.
They won the EFL Cup and FA Cup. Both by beating Chelsea on penalties.
They lost the EPL title to Man City on the final matchday by a single point. And they lost the UEFA Champions League Final in a narrow 1-0 game against Real Madrid.
Reds’ played the ‘maximum’ of 63 games this season. Klopp and his men left no stone unturned and provided fans with great moments to cherish and cheer.
This team was historic and they have left as many as 17 marks in the history books. So, let us look at those 17 marks.
Records Liverpool FC broke this season
1.) First English team to ever reached the final of the European Cup, FA Cup, and League Cup Final in the same season.
2.) This team led the longest quadruple hunt in the history of English Football. Their quadruple hopes only ended on 22nd May, when Man City won the EPL title by 1 point.
3.) Most Goals scored by Liverpool in a single campaign. 148 goals in 63 games.
4.) Biggest point margin over Everton. 53 points.
5.) English Club with most continental finals. 7 Finals.
6.) Mo Salah became 1st player to score in the opening match week for 5 seasons in a row.
7.) Most Victories for Liverpool in a single campaign. 46 wins.
8.) Sadio Mane became the highest scoring African in the UCL-knock-out stages. Surpassing Didier Drogba.
9.) Only the second side after Man city to have 3 players score 15+ goals in a single EPL season. Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota.
10.) Longest unbeaten streak for a player at home ground in EPL history. Van Dijk (64 games).
11.) Most EFL cups in history. 9.
12.) First English cup to 2000 top-flight wins.
13.) Club record for Longest scoring streak in all competitions. 34 games.
14.) The Reds scored at least twice for 18 matches in a row across all competitions from September to December.
15.) Mo Salah became Liverpool’s top UCL goal-scorer surpassing Steven Gerrard.
16.) First English team to have a perfect UCL group stage record.
17.) Longest outright unbeaten run since 1996. April 2021 to November 2021.
Phew! What. A. Season!