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Most Points In A Premier League Season

Manchester City are being hailed as one of the greatest Premier League sides, after Pep Guardiola's side reached 100 points during the 2017-18 season to land his first title in England. The Sky Blues had a remarkable season and smashed 11 Premier League records on their way to glory. However the debate will continue if they were the greatest team ever in the Premier League, particularly against the achievements of Arsenal’s “Invincibles” in 2003-2004 and the Manchester United side that won the league in their treble season (1998-1999).


With the Premier League era now 30 years old, there have been multiple teams who have done exceptionally well in a season and accumulated an incredible number of points during their title winning campaign. Here’s a look at the top ten teams with the most points in a Premier League season :-


S.NoClub Points ScoredYear
1Manchester City1002017-2018
2Liverpool992019-2020
3Manchester City982018-2019
4Liverpool972018-2019
5Chelsea 952004-2005
6Chelsea932016-2017
7Manchester United911999-2000
8Chelsea912005-2006
9Arsenal902003-2004
10Manchester United902008-2009
11Manchester City892011-2012
12Manchester United892011-2012
13Manchester United892006-2007


1. Manchester City- 100 points, 2017-2018


Manchester City had overtaken Chelsea's record for most points in a Premier League season and also became the first team in English top flight history to reach 100 points. It was not just about points for City as they had scored the most goals in a season and registered the most wins in a season as well. These records shows the utter domination of Pep Guardiola's side during the 2017-18 PL season.


Manchester City v Huddersfield Town - Premier League



2. Liverpool- 99 points, 2019-2020



Liverpool won their first ever Premier League title during the 2019-20 season and the Reds did it in style. Jurgen Klopp's men remained unbeaten at home in the league for the third season in a row and finished the season with 99 points. It was their club's record and the second highest in English top-flight history after Manchester City's 100 two years prior.


3. Manchester City- 98 points, 2018-2019


Manchester City won Premier League 2018-2019 on the last day of the season, They were just 3 points behind to break Most Points In A Premier League Season record which was set by themselves in 2017-2018 season. Liverpool came very close to dethrone City but Pep Guardiola's side were consistent throughout the season to win the Premier League.


Manchester City Teams Celebration Parade




3. Liverpool- 97 Points, 2018-2019



Liverpool FC v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Premier League


Liverpool secured 97 points during the 2017-2018, which was their highest points tally in Premier League until the 2019-2020 season.

Liverpool came so close to winning the Premier League, but Manchester City won it on the last day of the season. Liverpool were brilliant throughout the season but Manchester City edged them by a single point



2. Chelsea- 95 points, 2004-2005


In Jose Mourinho's first season during his first spell at Chelsea, the club took the Premier League by storm, putting up 95 points on the table. The Blues coasted to the title and secured 29 wins in the season. Defence was their strength as they conceded only 15 goals throughout the season and ended up as the losing side only once in their entire campaign. The Stamford Bridge outfit also won the League Cup that season, making it two trophies for the Portuguese tactician in his first year at the club.


Chelsea v Charlton


3. Chelsea- 93 points, 2016-2017


After a disastrous season under Jose Mourinho, where they finished mid table and dropped out of Europe, Antonio Conte brought great success to the club again by winning the title. It was a season where Chelsea went on to win 30 games, drawing only three. The Italian's revolutionary 3-4-3 system brought about the change in fortunes for the Blues, and was the reason they won the title comfortably.


Chelsea v Sunderland - Premier League


4. Manchester United- 91 points, 1999-2000


Manchester United were coming back from one of their greatest seasons, having won the treble the previous year. But that did not mean Sir Alex Ferguson would let his team relax. They concentrated on the offense in the 1999-2000 season as well, winning 28 games and losing just three. While it may not have been as high as that of the previous year, winning the league yet again and scoring 91 points made the team and their fans happy.



5. Chelsea-91 points, 2005-2006


In Jose Mourinho's second season in charge of Chelsea, the Blues were dominant in the first half of the season and won 20 of their first 22 games. In fact the team would have had more points on board if they hadn't faltered at the fag end of the season, dropping points after having already sealed the title. They had a great chance to reach 100 points then, but they dropped the ball on that objective. They won a total of 29 games, losing five and drawing the rest.


Chelsea v Manchester United


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