How Jurgen Klopp’s first 200 Premier League games compare to PL greats

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Jurgen Klopp is already a legend among Liverpool supporters – but how does he compare to some of the greatest Premier League football managers of all time?

Since joining the Reds in 2015, Klopp has completely transformed their fortunes, ending their long wait for a league title in 2019-20.

We’ve compared his first 200 Premier League games to Jose Mourinho, Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger and Rafa Benitez to see who comes out on top.

Mourinho is the only manager to have won more of his first 200 Premier League games as a manager than Klopp.

The German is renowned for his entertaining football, averaging more goals per game than any other manager on this list.

Jurgen Klopp

Played: 200
Won: 127
Drawn: 48
Lost: 25

Goals for: 428
Goals against: 196

Points per game: 2.14
Win rate: 63.5%
Loss rate: 12.5%

Goals per game: 2.14
Goals against per game: 0.98

READ: 10 games that were key to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool conquering the world

Jose Mourinho

Played: 200
Won: 137
Drawn: 42
Lost: 21

Goals for: 366
Goals against: 136

Points per game: 2.26
Win rate: 68.5%
Loss rate: 10.5%

Goals per game: 1.83
Goals against per game: 0.68

Sir Alex Ferguson

Played: 200
Won: 122
Drawn: 51
Lost: 27

Goals for: 371
Goals against: 176

Points per game: 2.08
Win rate: 61%
Loss rate: 13.5%

Goals per game: 1.85
Goals against per game: 0.88

Arsene Wenger

Played: 200
Won: 110
Drawn: 53
Lost: 37

Goals for: 345
Goals against: 177

Points per game: 1.91
Win rate: 55%
Loss rate: 18.5%

Goals per game: 1.72
Goals against per game: 0.88

Rafa Benitez

Played: 200
Won:  114
Drawn: 46
Lost: 40

Goals for: 334
Goals against: 161

Points per game: 1.94
Win rate: 57%
Loss rate: 20%

Goals per game: 1.67
Goals against per game: 0.8


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