Football quiz: runaway title winners

Liverpool are 22 points clear at the top of the Premier League. What do you remember about previous strolls to silverware?

Liverpool are 22 points clear at the top of the league and look all but certain to win their 19th league title. What is the highest number of points they have won the league by?

21 points

16 points

11 points

Six points

Manchester City set a new Premier League record when they finished 19 points above second place in the 2017-18 season. Which of these landmarks did they fail to achieve that season?

One hundred points

One hundred goals

Domestic treble

Record number of consecutive wins

Which Serie A side hold the record for the biggest winning margin in a league season?

Juventus

Inter

Milan

Verona

Skonto won which Baltic league by 27 points in 1997, going unbeaten and conceding just eight goals?

Lithuania

Latvia

Estonia

Finland

In Scotland, how many points did Celtic finish clear of second-placed Aberdeen in 2016-17?

25

30

35

40

Who was the PSG manager when they won Ligue 1 by 31 points in 2015-16 and set a new European record?

Unai Emery

Paul Le Guen

Carlo Ancelotti

Laurent Blanc

Reading roared to Championship glory back in 2005-06, finishing on 106 points. All the more impressive considering …

Their record signing missed the entire season through injury

Their manager left for an international job in December

They began the season with a three-point deduction

They lost their first home game of the season

Manchester United won the title in April in the 1999-2000 season and finished 18 points clear of second place. Who were the runners-up?

Arsenal

Chelsea

Leeds United

Aston Villa

Leicester were just two points clear at Christmas in the season when they pulled off their fairytale title win. How many points clear were they at the end of the season?

Two

Five

10

12

And finally, Perugia shocked Serie A in 1978-79 by going the entire season unbeaten. How many points did they win the league by?

20

10

None. They won it on goal difference

They came second

1 and above.

You couldn’t last the pace

2 and above.

You couldn’t last the pace

3 and above.

You couldn’t last the pace

5 and above.

You faltered at the finish line

6 and above.

You faltered at the finish line

8 and above.

One hand on the trophy

9 and above.

One hand on the trophy

10 and above.

Champions by Christmas

7 and above.

One hand on the trophy

0 and above.

You couldn’t last the pace

4 and above.

You faltered at the finish line

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