Comparing Man Utd’s record with and without Maguire since 2020-21

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Harry Maguire has become Manchester United‘s first-choice centre-half since arriving at Old Trafford in 2019. And over the past 18 months, his importance has been even more pronounced.

The the naked eye, United’s defence without Maguire just looks more porous and less well structured, despite the England international’s limitations as a player.

But do the stats back that up? We had a look at United’s recrod with and without him since the start of the 2020-21 season to see how they get on when he’s not there.

Note: stats are taken from all competitions.

With Maguire

Played: 60
Won: 35
Drawn: 12
Lost: 13

Goals for: 126
Goals per game: 2.1
Goals against: 68
Goals against per game: 1.13

Points per game: 1.95
Win rate: 58.3%
Loss rate: 21.6%

Manchester United's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Tottenham's Jose Mourinho.

READ: Comparing Man Utd’s home record under Solskjaer and Mourinho

Without Maguire

Played: 13
Won: 6
Drawn: 4
Lost: 3

Goals for: 18
Goals per game: 1.38
Goals against: 12
Goals against per game: 0.92

Points per game: 1.69
Win rate: 46%
Loss rate: 23.1%

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