Revealed: How Leeds United's cup final record compares to their Premier League rivals

The end of the season always brings about a smorgasbord of cup final action.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 2:15 pm
Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Hollie Adams/Getty Images)

From the FA Cup to the Champions League to the EFL play-offs, there’s plenty of opportunity for glory across the footballing pyramid.

Leicester City were the first club to taste success in these crucial latter stages, beating Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday to lift the FA Cup.

Obviously, Leeds United aren’t fortunate enough to be contesting any finals this season, but with an all-English Champions League final on the horizon, it got us thinking about some of the Whites’ past ventures.

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Losses: 4 Wins: 0 Finals: 4 Win rate: 0% (Photo by Peter Powell - Pool/Getty Images)

Paddy Power have been crunching the numbers on every cup final since 1980/81 – including Champions Leagues, Europa Leagues, FA Cups, League Cups, and play-offs – to determine which Premier League clubs historically have the best records.

Click and scroll through their findings below…

*Data only includes current top flight clubs who have played in three or more finals since 80/81.

Losses: 4 Wins: 0 Finals: 4 Win rate: 0% (Photo by Jason Cairnduff - Pool/Getty Images)
Losses: 5 Wins: 2 Finals: 7 Win rate: 29% (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Losses: 2 Wins: 1 Finals: 3 Win rate: 33% (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Losses: 2 Wins: 1 Finals: 3 Win rate: 33% (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
Losses: 3 Wins: 2 Finals: 5 Win rate: 40% (Photo by Andy Couldridge - Pool/Getty Images)
Losses: 5 Wins: 4 Finals: 9 Win rate: 44% (Photo by CARL RECINE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Losses: 7 Wins: 6 Finals: 13 Win rate: 46% (Photo by Jason Cairnduff - Pool/Getty Images)
Losses: 3 Wins: 4 Finals: 7 Win rate: 57% (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Losses: 8 Wins: 11 Finals: 19 Win rate: 58% (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Losses: 9 Wins: 14 Finals: 23 Win rate: 61% (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Losses: 10 Wins: 16 Finals: 26 Win rate: 62% (Photo by Dave Thompson - Pool/Getty Images)
Losses: 3 Wins: 5 Finals: 8 Win rate: 62.5% (Photo by Dave Thompson - Pool/Getty Images)
Losses: 10 Wins: 18 Finals: 28 Win rate: 64% (Photo by Peter Powell - Pool/Getty Images)
Losses: 1 Wins: 2 Finals: 3 Win rate: 67% (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
Losses: 1 Wins: 2 Finals: 3 Win rate: 67% (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Losses: 1 Wins: 2 Finals: 3 Win rate: 67% (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Losses: 2 Wins: 9 Finals: 11 Win rate: 82% (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)