Comparing Solskjaer’s first 100 games at Man Utd to Klopp’s at Liverpool

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has now taken charge of 100 Premier League games with Manchester United – but how does his start at the club compare to Jurgen Klopp’s at Liverpool?

Klopp made some slow and steady progress in his first few seasons before eventually turning Liverpool into Champions League and Premier League winners.

We’ve compared Solskjaer’s first 100 Premier League games in charge of United to Klopp’s first 100 league games at Liverpool to see who comes out on top.

The stats show that the two managers had a very similar record at the start of their reigns, averaging near-identical win rates and points per game. 

While Klopp’s Liverpool side scored more goals in that 100 game period, they also conceded slightly more goals than Solskjaer’s United side.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Played: 100
Won: 53
Drawn: 28
Lost: 19

Goals for: 182
Goals against: 107
Clean sheets: 32

Points per game: 1.87
Win rate: 53%
Loss rate: 19%

Goals per game: 1.82
Goals against per game: 1.07

READ: What 16 Man Utd players have said in praise of Solskjaer: ‘We love him’

Jurgen Klopp

Played: 100
Won: 54
Drawn: 28
Lost: 18

Goals for: 208
Goals against: 117
Clean sheets: 33

Points per game: 1.9
Win rate: 54%
Loss rate: 18%

Goals per game: 2.08
Goals against per game: 1.17


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