Premier League Sides with the Highest Points Totals Ever

Here are the teams that finished their Premier League seasons with the highest points total in history, including Liverpool and Man City.

 
6:00am on Thursday 30th May 2024
By
Jake Skudder

The Premier League has showcased some of the greatest football teams in history, with certain teams amassing record-breaking points totals.

Here, we rank the top five Premier League winners with the highest points totals ever, showcasing their remarkable achievements.

5. Chelsea - 2004/05 Season (95 Points)

Under the management of José Mourinho, Chelsea’s 2004/05 team is often regarded as one of the most dominant in Premier League history.

In Mourinho’s first season in charge, Chelsea not only won the league but also set a then-record for the fewest goals conceded in a season (15 goals).

The Blues ended the season with 95 points, winning 29 matches, drawing 8, and losing only 1.

This season marked the beginning of a new era for Chelsea, as they broke the long-standing duopoly of Manchester United and Arsenal.

Key Highlights

Record low of 15 goals conceded.

29 wins, 8 draws, and only 1 loss.

First Premier League title for Chelsea.

4. Liverpool - 2018/19 Season (97 Points)

Despite an extraordinary season where Liverpool collected 97 points, they finished second behind Manchester City.

This Liverpool team, managed by Jürgen Klopp, was lauded for its attacking prowess and defensive solidity.

The Reds won 30 matches, drew 7, and lost just once. While they narrowly missed out on the Premier League title, Liverpool went on to win the UEFA Champions League, defeating Tottenham Hotspur in the final.

Key Highlights

30 wins, 7 draws, and 1 loss.

Finished second with 97 points.

Won the UEFA Champions League.

3. Liverpool - 2019/20 Season (99 Points)

Liverpool’s persistence paid off in the 2019/20 season as they claimed their first Premier League title in 30 years with a staggering 99 points.

Klopp's men were dominant throughout the campaign, winning 32 games, drawing 3, and losing just 3.

The Reds finished the season 18 points clear of their nearest rivals, Manchester City, cementing their status as one of the greatest Premier League teams ever.

Key Highlights

32 wins, 3 draws, and 3 losses.

First Premier League title in 30 years.

Finished 18 points ahead of second place.

2. Manchester City - 2018/19 Season (98 Points)

Manchester City followed up their record-breaking 2017/18 season (we'll get to that) with another stellar performance in 2018/19. Under Pep Guardiola, City amassed 98 points, winning 32 matches, drawing 2, and losing 4.

They pipped Liverpool to the title by just one point in a season that saw them retain the Premier League title.

City's consistency and resilience were highlighted by their 14-game winning streak to close out the season.

Key Highlights

32 wins, 2 draws, and 4 losses.

Retained the Premier League title.

Finished the season with a 14-game winning streak.

1. Manchester City - 2017/18 Season (100 Points)

Manchester City set a new benchmark in the 2017/18 season by becoming the first team in Premier League history to reach 100 points.

Guardiola's side, known as the "Centurions," were unstoppable, winning 32 games, drawing 4, and losing only

2. Their free-flowing, attacking football and solid defence saw them score 106 goals and concede just 27.

City’s 100th point was secured dramatically with a last-minute goal by Gabriel Jesus against Southampton on the final day of the season.

Key Highlights

The first team to reach 100 points in a season.

32 wins, 4 draws, and 2 losses.

Scored 106 goals, and conceded 27.

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