7 Clubs Who Ran Away With Their Domestic League Titles

After 15 straight league wins, and an 11 point gap at the top of the Premier League, it looks as if Manchester City are going to romp their way to a first league title since 2014. 


With City's title victory looking inevitable, here's seven other sides who well and truly ran away with domestic league titles..

7. Barcelona (2012/13 La Liga)

It was the first season without Pep in 2012/13, and the Catalans were looking to regain the La Liga title from Real Madrid. Under the late Tito Vilanova, they certainly did that. With Atletico Madrid surprising many to spend much of the season in second, with Real lagging behind, Barca took full advantage and romped to the title, being top on every single match day and regaining their Spanish crown with 100 points, 115 goals and just two defeats.


However, Vilanova's tragic health issues saw him leave at the end of the season and Barca were criticised for displays against the big sides, particularly against both Madrid sides and in Europe where they were famously beaten 7-0 over two legs by Bayern Munich in the semi-finals of the Champions League.

6. PSV (2014/15 Eredivise)

After finishing 12 points behind rivals Ajax the previous season, PSV made it their mission to take back the title of Netherlands' best team. 


Inspired by some familiar names, such as 22 goals from Memphis Depay and 14 from Georginio Wijnaldum, they romped to a first league title since 2008, finishing 17 points clear of Ajax.


PSV were top for 33 of the 34 match days, had a goal difference of +61 and scored 92 goals as they were undoubtedly the country's best team, winning 29 of their 34 league games as their two aforementioned goal scorers earned big money moves to Manchester United and Newcastle respectively.

5. Juventus (2014/15 Serie A)

Juventus have been dominant in Italy, winning Serie A in every season since 2010/11. Arguably their most dominant title victory came in 2014/15. In a season where Juve would also win the Coppa Italia and reach the Champions League final, at home it was a walk in the park.


The Bianconeri won seven of their first eight games, storming to the top of the table and would stay there from match day four all the way to the end. So dominant were Juve, that they would end up finishing 17 points ahead of nearest challengers Napoli, losing just three times along the way.


To Napoli's credit, they've closed the gap in the last two seasons, first to nine the next season and four the season after. 

4. Chelsea (2004/05 Premier League)

In The Special One's first season at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea were heavily tipped to end 50 years without a league title, and they certainly did that. The Blues were quick to show they were a well drilled outfit with a blistering attack, losing just once in the whole season and romping to the title with a Premier League record of 91 points.


Jose Mourinho's side conceded just 15 goals, another record, and spent 27 of the 38 match days on top, sealing the deal in late April with a 2-0 Lampard inspired win at Bolton. They finished 12 points ahead of nearest rivals Arsenal and that one defeat they suffered to Manchester City didn't even come via open play; they lost 1-0 to a Nicolas Anelka penalty. 


The Blues had a similar title defence the next season, winning it with 91 points again but suffered five defeats and won it by just the eight points this time. Also top for 36 of the 38 match days, so, not bad.

3. Celtic (2016/17 Scottish Premiership)

The Scottish Premiership is much maligned for it's lack of competitiveness and poor standard of football, and following Rangers' financial decline Celtic have absolutely breezed to consecutive league titles in every season since 2010/11. It got even better for the Hoops last season.


Led by Brendan Rodgers, Celtic went the season unbeaten, sealing an easy league title as early as 2nd April, scoring 106 goals, conceding just 25 and earned 106 points, finishing a staggering 30 points clear of nearest rivals Aberdeen in what has been a record breaking tenure under Rodgers.

2. Bayern Munich (2013/14 Bundesliga)

Any one of Bayern's recent title victories could have been here, but this one is quite something. In their first season under Pep Guardiola, Bayern brought the Spaniard's exciting style of football to the Bundesliga and blew everyone else away, sealing the title in March after a 3-1 at Hertha Berlin, the earliest ever title victory in Germany as they still had seven games to play.


Bayern finished a ridiculous 19 points clear of nearest rivals Dortmund, losing just twice and won 29 of their 34 games, scoring 91 goals and had goal difference of +71. Couple that with the fact they topped the table for 26 match days, it's fair to say Guardiola enjoyed a dominant first season in Bavaria.

1. PSG (2015/16 Ligue 1)

Ever since PSG's big money takeover in 2011, the club have dominated the domestic game with four league titles in five years, all of which were by a landslide. However, their success in 2015/16 was something quite bombastic.


PSG brushed aside the competition week by week, spending all but one week top of the league, sealing it in mid March with a 9-0 win at Troyes. Losing just twice, PSG finished a shocking 31 points clear of second placed Lyon, who were closer to the drop zone then the champions.


The Parisians scored 102 goals, conceded just 19 goals and won 30 of their 38 games. Add to the fact they won both domestic trophies, there was truly only one real force in France that year.

Manchester City look like their going to run away with the Premier League title, so here's seven sides who have romped their way to emphatic league titles.

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