Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s stay at Old Trafford has had a mixture of results since taking over from Jose Mourinho. 

Well, the Norwegian has done some good work at Red Devils however, his recent results have seen his future at the club hanging in the balance.

Below are 13 unwanted stats set by Solskjaer;

  • Burnley recorded their first win at Old Trafford since 1962 while Sheffield United claimed their first victory in the same stadium since 1973.
  • 21% of United’s 63 home defeats in Premier League history have come under Solskjaer, who has lost 13 out of 55.
  • In 2019-20, United endured their worst start to a league season since 1986-87, picking up just 10 points from their opening nine games.
  • The Norwegian is the only United manager to have lost a European home game by a margin of more than one goal.
  • Tottenham recorded their biggest ever win over United at Old Trafford in October 2020, comfortably beating Solskjaer’s side 6-1.
  • During their game against Liverpool in October 2021, United were four goals behind at half-time for the first time in Premier League history.
  • Solskjaer oversaw United’s heaviest ever defeat at home to Liverpool and their biggest loss against the Reds since 1895.
  • United’s 5-0 defeat to Liverpool saw them concede five goals at home without scoring a goal themselves for the first time since 1955.
  • United have lost seven Premier League games by four or more goals and Solskjaer has been in charge for three of them.
  • United managed just four touches in the opposition penalty area during their 2-0 defeat to Manchester City in November 2021, the lowest they have ever recorded since Opta began recording this data in the 2008-09 season.
  • The Red Devils haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last 14 home games, their longest run without once since 1959.
  • While 2021 isn’t over yet, United have already lost eight home games in all competitions in a single year for the first time since 1989.
  • During Solskjaer’s reign, Crystal Palace beat United at Old Trafford in consecutive seasons for the first time in their history.


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