Just six games lost, 26 won, 101 goals scored, 84 points claimed.
Those look like the stats of a Premier League champion, and they might have been had Steven Gerrard not misplaced his feet in a key game against Chelsea. Welcome to Liverpool’s 2013/14 season.
Gerrard. Suarez. Sterling. Sturridge. Outrageous talents moulded into an (almost) unstoppable force by Brendan Rodgers, who nearly guided the Reds to their first title of the Premier League era.
But there’s another individual who deserves plenty of credit for nearly ending the club’s long wait for the best of the domestic honours – not that you’d recognise him if he walked past you in the street.