24 Aug Bayern Munich’s Champions League triumph is Odriozola’s FIFTH trophy of 2019-20 season
Bayern Munich secured a momentous Treble on Sunday by powering to Champions League glory, beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-Zero in an entertaining closing in Lisbon.
It was the German membership’s 21st win in a row (together with all 15 outings since getting back from lockdown). In actual fact, the one match they have not gained in 2020 was a 0-Zero draw within the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig in February.
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Nevertheless, Bayern’s superb document of feat this season might be topped by one man, on-loan right-back Alvaro Odriozola, who did not make it off the bench in opposition to PSG however nonetheless secured his FIFTH trophy of 2019-20.
Odriozola, 24, performed for mum or dad membership Real Madrid during the first half of their victorious La Liga campaign this season, and was a member of the squad which won January’s Spanish Super Cup tournament in Saudi Arabia. He then joined Bayern on loan in time for their triumphs in the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and Champions League.
Even more amazing is that Odriozola only made 10 appearances split between his two clubs and didn’t play in any of the requisite finals, but still managed to collect a major honour for every 122.6 minutes he’s been on the pitch this term.
Not a bad effort in anybody’s book. So how does Odriozola’s incredible year compare to some of football’s other remarkable winning records?
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Zidane has won 11 trophies in 211 games across his two stints in charge of Real Madrid, meaning he currently boasts a ridiculous record of one trophy every 19.1 games as head coach, including two La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues.
Kieran Tierney has a better games-per-trophy ratio as a player than Zinedine Zidane has as Real Madrid manager:
❍ 194 games
❍ 12 trophies
❍ 16.2 games per trophy
❍ 210 games
❍ 11 trophies
❍ 19.1 games per trophy
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One man who can boast a fair higher silverware-to-games ratio is Arsenal left-back Tierney who’s presently averaging a trophy each 16 video games throughout his taking part in profession. The 23-year-old Scot has gained 12 trophies (11 with former aspect Celtic, one FA Cup for the Gunners) in 194 senior appearances to this point.
Navas might have ended on the shedding aspect within the 2020 closing, however the PSG goalkeeper can maybe console himself in the truth that the 1-Zero defeat in opposition to runaway juggernauts Bayern is the primary Champions League knockout tie he is ever misplaced — having gained all 14 of the earlier 14 with the French membership and Actual Madrid.
Forest have solely ever performed 20 video games within the European Cup of their whole historical past and have gained it twice, back-to-back in 1979 and 1980. It is a document that’s unlikely to ever be damaged.
The subsequent greatest ratio on the listing is Aston Villa, who’ve gained the European Cup as soon as in 15 video games (having crushed Bayern 1-Zero within the 1982 closing).
Ritchie De Laet
So far as we are able to inform, De Laet is the one participant to have gained promotion as much as the Premier League and the title itself on the very same day. The left-back was an unused sub as Middlesbrough completed the 2015-16 Championship season within the computerized promotion spots with a draw in opposition to Brighton on the ultimate day. He then raced over to the King Energy Stadium to assert a winner’s medal with mum or dad membership Leicester Metropolis because the Foxes wrapped up their miraculous title with a 3-1 win over Everton.
Whereas others have gained extra by way of pure numbers, in the case of managerial trophies-per-game information, Guardiola boasts the strongest win fee within the huge leagues. By claiming the Carabao Cup again in March, the Metropolis boss gained his 29th main honour since shifting into administration in 2008. On the time, that represented roughly one trophy per 21 video games and a mean of round 2.four trophies per season.
In terms of successful a fantastic deal whereas contributing little or no, it is often back-up goalkeepers who fare the perfect. Kuszczak spent 5 years at Manchester United between 2007-12, performed simply 25 instances and gained a minimum of 11 trophies together with 4 Premier League titles and a Champions League.
Nevertheless, Kusczak’s admirable document pales compared to Starke, who turned out simply seven instances for Bayern Munich between 2012 and 2018 whereas nonetheless managing to gather 13 main honours. Upon his retirement, Starke had amassed simply 640 minutes of first-team motion and a frankly astounding document of virtually two trophies (1.86) for each aggressive recreation he’d performed.
Steer is likely one of the solely gamers to have been promoted twice in the identical season after taking part in 20 video games on mortgage for Charlton Athletic in 2018-19 as they went up by the League One playoffs. The younger goalkeeper then returned to mum or dad membership Aston Villa the place he saved two penalties in opposition to West Brom within the Championship playoff semifinals on their approach as much as the Premier League.
Norwich Metropolis defender Bassong additionally achieved the uncommon “promoted twice in a single season” feat in 2014-15 when he was farmed out on mortgage to Championship rivals Watford, who gained promotion to the Premier League as runners-up. He then returned to the Canaries who subsequently went up by the playoffs, with Bassong recalled to the primary team and even taking part in in opposition to Middlesbrough within the closing at Wembley.