Comparing Conte’s record vs the big six to Klopp, Pep, Tuchel, Solskjaer…

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Tottenham have struggled against the rest of the Premier League‘s big six of late – but with the appointment of Antonio Conte as manager, they will hoping to turn that around.

If you look at results since the beginning of 2021, Spurs come bottom of the big six mini-league – games between them, Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool. And going back even further, performances against the top sides in the league has been poor.

Now, though, they have one of Europe’s managerial elite at the helm and fans will be confident that their results in the biggest games will improve.

But how does Conte’s record against the big six compare to the other current managers of the richest clubs in the English top flight?

We’ve taken a look at Conte’s performance in the big six head-to-heads from his time at Chelsea and compared it to the records of Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Thomas Tuchel, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Mikel Arteta during their respective stints at City, Liverpool, Chelsea, United and Arsenal.

Note: stats are taken from all competitions.

Antonio Conte

Played: 27
Won: 11
Drawn: 5
Lost: 11

Goals for: 35
Goals against: 36

Points per game: 1.41
Win rate: 40.7%
Loss rate: 40.7%

Goals per game: 1.30
Goals conceded per game: 1.33

Pep Guardiola

Played: 72
Won: 38
Drawn: 10
Lost: 24

Goals for: 123
Goals against: 77

Points per game: 1.72
Win rate: 52.8%
Loss rate: 33.3%

Goals per game: 1.71
Goals conceded per game: 1.07

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Jurgen Klopp

Played: 75
Won: 34
Drawn: 27
Lost: 14

Goals for: 137
Goals against: 95

Points per game: 1.72
Win rate: 45.3%
Loss rate: 18.7%

Goals per game: 1.83
Goals conceded per game: 1.27

Thomas Tuchel

Played: 11
Won: 7
Drawn: 2
Lost: 2

Goals for: 12
Goals against: 4

Points per game: 2.09
Win rate: 63.6%
Loss rate: 18.2%

Goals per game: 1.09
Goals conceded per game: 0.36

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Played: 33
Won: 14
Drawn: 8
Lost: 11

Goals for: 41
Goals against: 43

Points per game: 1.51
Win rate: 42.4%
Loss rate: 33.3%

Goals per game: 1.24
Goals conceded per game: 1.30

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Mikel Arteta

Played: 25
Won: 10
Drawn: 4
Lost: 11

Goals for: 24
Goals against: 36

Points per game: 1.36
Win rate: 40%
Loss rate: 44%

Goals per game: 0.96
Goals conceded per game: 1.44


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