Erik ten Hag has the highest win rate but is conceding more goals per game than ANY permanent Man United boss since Sir Alex Ferguson... how the Dutchman compares to other Old Trafford managers in the last decade

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By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline

Published: 06:19 EDT, 3 November 2023 | Updated: 06:20 EDT, 3 November 2023

Pressure is mounting connected Erik 10 Hag aft what has been a mediocre commencement to nan play for Manchester United.  

After an awesome first season, location are early signs that history is repeating itself arsenic things commencement to spell sour for different head successful nan station Sir Alex Ferguson era astatine Old Trafford.

United showed signs of betterment nether Louis van Gaal, Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, only for nan wheels to past autumn disconnected and lead to their dismissal from nan club. 


Ten Hag guided United to a 3rd spot decorativeness and Carabao Cup triumph successful his first season, but their play has plunged to caller depths aft back-to-back 3-0 location losses to Manchester City and Newcastle.

Despite this, Ten Hag still holds nan highest triumph complaint retired of immoderate imperishable Manchester United leader successful nan history of nan nine - astatine 62.34 per cent.  

History is threatening to repetition itself pinch unit opening to equine connected Erik 10 Hag aft Manchester United's mediocre commencement to nan season

United likewise showed improvements nether Jose Mourinho (left) and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (right) only for nan wheels to autumn disconnected and yet lead to them leaving Old Trafford

Erik 10 Hag's grounds compared to station Sir Alex Ferguson managers 
David Moyes (2013-14)Louis van Gaal (2014-16)Jose Mourinho (2016-18)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (2018-21)Ralf Rangnick (2021-22) Erik 10 Hag  (2022-present)
Played 51 103 144 168 29 77 
Won 27 54 84 91 11 48 
Drawn25 32 37 10 
Lost 15 24 28 40 20 
Goals for 86 158 244 32337 128 
Goals per game 1.69 1.53 1.69 1.921.28 1.66 
Goals against 54 98 121 16537 89 
Goals conceded per game 1.06 0.95 0.84 0.98 1.28 1.16 
Win percentage 52.94 52.43 58.33 54.17 37.93 62.34 

There is only 1 head pinch a higher triumph complaint (66.67), though that is Michael Carrick who only guided United for 3 games betwixt nan sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and nan assignment of interim leader Ralf Rangnick successful 2021.

However nan Dutchman fares worse disconnected than immoderate of nan different managers to guideline United since Ferguson's 2013 status crossed different factors.

Perhaps nan astir worrying statistic, is that United are shipping successful goals astatine a higher complaint per crippled than they person nether immoderate different head isolated from Rangnick.

Under Ten Hag, United are conceding goals astatine an mean of 1.16 per game, pinch only Rangnick (1.28) and David Moyes (1.06) besides seeing their respective United sides concede much than 1 extremity per game.

Jose Mourinho's broadside was nan astir defensively sound astatine 0.84 goals per game. This is awesome compared to Ten Hag's numbers, fixed he managed United for 144 matches, while nan Dutchman has done conscionable 77 to date.

United played 168 games nether Solskjaer from 2018 to 2021, conceding 0.98 goals per game.

It was nether nan Norwegian wherever they scored nan astir goals per crippled astatine a complaint of 1.92, up of Mourinho and David Moyes connected 1.69 and Ten Hag's 1.66.

Van Gaal and David Moyes' United sides conceded little goals than Ten Hag astatine 0.95 and 1.06 per crippled respectively. Ten Hag's Dutch compatriot though averaged less goals astatine 1.53. 

The existent measurement of occurrence though is nan trophies that nan managers brought to nan club. 

United's diminution started pinch David Moyes who was fixed nan adjacent intolerable task of replacing Sir Alex Ferguson

Louis van Gaal led United to nan FA Cup but was fixed nan footwear aft conscionable 2 years

It could beryllium based on Jose Mourinho was United's champion head since Ferguson fixed he won 3 trophies - though his style didn't please supporters and he alienated players

Ten Hag and Van Gaal person some won 1 title respectively, though it is nan second who picked up nan much prestigious trophy successful nan FA Cup.

Mourinho is still nan astir successful United head station Ferguson, winning 3 trophies during nan 2016-17 season, albeit, 1 was nan Community Shield.

He besides led nan nine to a Carabao Cup victory, arsenic good arsenic occurrence successful Europe by winning nan Europa League. 

In position of nan league, it is Mourinho and Solskjaer who person led United to their highest finishing position pinch 2nd successful 2018 and 2021 respectively.

Mourinho led them to their highest points full since Ferguson pinch 81 successful nan 2017-18 run - though they vanished 19 points disconnected title winners Man City. 

Solskjaer's United vanished conscionable 12 points disconnected nan title successful 2021, while Ten Hag's broadside vanished 14 points disconnected Man City successful 3rd past season. 

Ten Hag - contempt caller bad shape - still holds nan highest triumph complaint of immoderate imperishable United leader successful history

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