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Actually a good chance they lose to Shrewsbury next week since Klopp is “boycotting” the game and putting the U-23 manager in charge of a youth side. As for the real team? Who knows, probably somebody in March or April after they’ve already won the title.
They do play Man City in Manchester on 4/4 - perhaps that's a "slip up" game after they already have won, as you said. They might really want to add their name to the short list of teams that have gone an entire EPL season without a loss. Isn't it just Arsenal?
 
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They do play Man City in Manchester on 4/4 - perhaps that's a "slip up" game after they already have won, as you said. They might really want to add their name to the short list of teams that have gone an entire EPL season without a loss. Isn't it just Arsenal?
Arsenal are the only team in the PL era. Not sure about all the years prior to that. I glanced at the league table from that season, and while they never actually lost, Arsenal had 12 draws and only amassed 90 points. If Liverpool do manage to go unbeaten, they’re going to blow that number out of the water.
 

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Arsenal are the only team in the PL era. Not sure about all the years prior to that. I glanced at the league table from that season, and while they never actually lost, Arsenal had 12 draws and only amassed 90 points. If Liverpool do manage to go unbeaten, they’re going to blow that number out of the water.
Who is Liverpool going to lose to? Anyone?
Actually a good chance they lose to Shrewsbury next week since Klopp is “boycotting” the game and putting the U-23 manager in charge of a youth side. As for the real team? Who knows, probably somebody in March or April after they’ve already won the title.
They do play Man City in Manchester on 4/4 - perhaps that's a "slip up" game after they already have won, as you said. They might really want to add their name to the short list of teams that have gone an entire EPL season without a loss. Isn't it just Arsenal?
Liverpool are a great side, but I don’t want to see any comparisons with Arsenal’s Invincibles or Utd’s Treble Winners.
This Liverpool side needed to break the world records for a CB & GK to be this good.
Unlike Arsenal or United.
3 great teams, regardless.
 

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Liverpool are a great side, but I don’t want to see any comparisons with Arsenal’s Invincibles or Utd’s Treble Winners.
This Liverpool side needed to break the world records for a CB & GK to be this good.
Unlike Arsenal or United.
3 great teams, regardless.
They are on pace for way more points than that 03-04 Arsenal team though. Of course there are other teams who won the PL with multiple losses and had over 90 points as well.
 
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They are on pace for way more points than that 03-04 Arsenal team though. Of course there are other teams who won the PL with multiple losses and had over 90 points as well.
If LFC goes unbeaten, they're going to set records that will never be matched.

I anticipate a slip up. There's a reason it's only been done twice. But if they don't, I see 3 draws left. That'd put them at 106 points if I did my math correctly.
 
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If LFC goes unbeaten, they're going to set records that will never be matched.

I anticipate a slip up. There's a reason it's only been done twice. But if they don't, I see 3 draws left. That'd put them at 106 points if I did my math correctly.
I think they’ll stay unbeaten at least until they clinch the PL sometime in March. However, once they’ve got that monkey off their back, and have to weigh chasing PL points records against trying to repeat in CL, I won’t be surprised if they drop one over those final few weeks.
 

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UEFA’s rules seem to be pretty clear that City’s potentially vacated CL spot would be filled by the team who finishes 5th, but less clear is what will happen if City win one, or both, of the Cup competitions. Would the runner up get a European spot, or would the spot be filled by league position like it normally is? Would be funny to see Villa playing in both Europa League and The Championship next season.
 

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UEFA’s rules seem to be pretty clear that City’s potentially vacated CL spot would be filled by the team who finishes 5th, but less clear is what will happen if City win one, or both, of the Cup competitions. Would the runner up get a European spot, or would the spot be filled by league position like it normally is? Would be funny to see Villa playing in both Europa League and The Championship next season.
I don’t really follow all this yet how they are going to work it but I’m pretty sure you don’t mean Aston Villa. They are fighting just to stay in the Premier league, one point away from being in the bottom three.
 
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I don’t really follow all this yet how they are going to work it but I’m pretty sure you don’t mean Aston Villa. They are fighting just to stay in the Premier league, one point away from being in the bottom three.
That’s who I meant. They’ll earn a spot in Europe if they beat City in the League Cup final in a couple weeks. Not sure how that spot will be handled if City win.
 

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That’s who I meant. They’ll earn a spot in Europe if they beat City in the League Cup final in a couple weeks. Not sure how that spot will be handled if City win.
I don’t think a spot in the Champions league opens up if you win the League Cup. Now if you win the Europa Cup, that gets you in the Champions League.
 

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