How Man Utd’s record after 19 games in 2021-22 compares to last season

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Bruno Fernandes Manchester United

Manchester United fans had reasons to be optimistic at the start of 2021 – but had a lot has changed over the last 12 months.

The Red Devils recovered from a slow start to 2020-21 and topped the league table at the hallway stage for the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side eventually finished second before spending £120million on Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer.

But United haven’t progressed as they hoped and Solskjaer was replaced by Ralf Rangick following a string of poor results in the league.

We’ve compared United’s record after 19 Premier League games in 2020-21 to their corresponding stats in 2021-22.

As the stats show, United are averaging fewer points per game and have fallen from first to seventh in the Premier League over the last year.

Despite making those big-name signings in the summer, the Red Devils are averaging fewer goals per game and conceding more goals per game in the Premier League.

2020-21

Games: 19
Won: 12
Drawn: 4
Lost: 3

Goals for: 36
Goals against: 25
Clean sheets: 6

Points per game: 2.1
Win rate: 63.1%
Loss rate: 15.7%

Goals per game: 1.89
Goals against per game: 1.31

League position: 1st

2021-22

Games: 19
Won: 9
Drawn: 4
Lost: 6

Goals for: 30
Goals against: 27
Clean sheets: 4

Points per game: 1.63
Win rate: 47.3%
Loss rate: 31.5%

Goals per game: 1.57
Goals against per game: 1.42

League position: 7th


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