The PL ‘big six’ head to head table during Solskjaer’s time at Man Utd

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures on the touchline during the game against Liverpool.

During his three years in charge of Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was often criticised for his tactics, especially in games against their biggest Premier League rivals. 

The Red Devils have endured some embarrassing defeats against fellow big six sides in recent seasons, including a 6-1 loss to Tottenham and the recent 5-0 loss against Liverpool.

We’ve taken a look at which big six teams have the best head-to-head records against each other in the Premier League since Solskjaer’s appointment at United in December 2018.

1. Liverpool – 60 points

Played: 29
Won: 18
Drawn: 6
Lost: 5

Goals for: 61
Goals against: 32
Goal difference: +29

2. Manchester City – 55 points

Played: 30
Won: 17
Drawn: 4
Lost: 9

Goals for: 55
Goals against: 28
Goal difference: +27

3. Manchester United – 37 points

Played: 28
Won: 9
Drawn: 10
Lost: 9

Goals for: 28
Goals against: 33
Goal difference: -5

4. Chelsea – 36 points

Played: 29
Won: 10
Drawn: 6
Lost: 13

Goals for: 30
Goals against: 43
Goal difference: -13

 

5. Arsenal – 32 points

Played: 29
Won: 9
Drawn: 5
Lost: 16

Goals for: 30
Goals against: 52
Goal difference: -22

6. Tottenham – 23 points

Played: 29
Won: 6
Drawn: 5
Lost: 18

Goals for: 30
Goals against: 46
Goal difference: -16


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