THEY say three is the magic number – and it certainly will be if Manchester City achieve the treble this season.
Pep Guardiola’s men have been unstoppable in the second half of this season.
And City humiliates Real Madrid in thekept her creative on the blue side of .
But what is the football treble and has anyone ever managed it?
What is a soccer treble?
Technically, a football treble is when a club side wins three trophies in a season – but there are different types of trebles.
A domestic treble is when a team lifts their league title and two trophies within their country.
For the English teams, winning the Premier League meansAnd would be settled as winning the treble.
However, the “correct” triple is thisyou hunt is called continental treble.
And to achieve thisManchester United’s men need to secure the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League before the end of the season.
Which teams have won the treble before?
Manchester City will be looking to join the list of superior sides who have reached the continental treble before them, including their bitter local rivals.
Manchester United’s performance in 1999 is widely regarded as the greatest achievement in the history of English football and catapulted the club to enormous fame.
- Bayern Munichh x2 – Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, Champions League – 2012/13 and 2019/20
- Barcelona x2 – La Liga, Copa Del Rey, Champions League – 2008/09 and 2014/15
- Inter Milan – Serie A, Coppa Italia, Champions League – 2009/10
- Manchester United – Premier League, FA Cup, Champions League – 1998/99
- PSV – Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, European Cup – 1987/88
- ajax – Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, European Cup – 1971/72
- Celtic – Scottish League, Scottish Cup, European Cup – 1966/67
what was said
Guardiola revealed his Manchester City side can “imagine” the treble after beating Real Madrid to secure a place in the Champions League final.
City’s gaffer said: “Let me win the first two,” said Guardiola when asked about City’s chances of winning the treble.
“We’re close in the Premier League. We know we need one more game and I would say we’re playing ours.”[Manchester United] and against an Italian team [Internazionale] in the final.
“The season is really, really good, now we have to improve it. We are close and of course we will try.”
“We are there, we can think about it, we can visualize it. We’re three games away. One each.”We can do it.”