Liverpool wins 2019-20 English Premier League title
Following Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on 25th June 2020, Liverpool clinched the 2019-20 English Premier League season with 7 games still left in the season. This is the first time that Liverpool has won the English Premier League title.
As of 26th June 2020, Liverpool by winning 28 of their 31 games in the season has accumulated 86 points. Manchester City with 63 points in 31 games is at the second place of the standing table. With 7 games remaining in the season, 3 points are being awarded for winning a game, if Liverpool loses their remaining 7 games as well then also Manchester City can finish the 2019-20 season with a maximum of 84 points.
Liverpool’s performance has been exceptional since the last 2 years as they became the only English Club in 2019 to win the International treble of UEFA Champions League 2018-19, UEFA Super Cup 2019, and also the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup.
Overall, this was the 19th title for Liverpool in the 1st tier of club football in England and also the first since 1989-90 season. The English Premier League replaced English Football League in the year 1992 as the 1st Tier of English football.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Sports Current Affairs