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Jose Mourinho’s Performance Stats Before the Sacking

The world was left in shock when Manchester United decided to give Jose Mourinho the boot due to his failure to deliever results as expected.

The reports became more evident after Manchester United suffered a brutal 3-1 defeat at Liverpool nailing the coffin for struggling manager Jose Mourinho.

But when you look back, the question on everyone’s mind is, where did it start to go wrong for Mourinho? Well, we can answer those questions for you with the teams performance stats below which give a comprehensive view of Man U’s journey in the last few years.

United have only collected 26 points after 17 games in the Premier League this season which marks it as the lowest tally at this stage of a campaign during the modern era.

Jose Mourinho’s reign as Manchester United manager in stats

Mourinho had some impressive runs in his first season as manager bossting his record to a win ratio of 58.3% in all competitions and surpassing his predecessors Louis van Gaal and David Moyes – ranking behind only Sir Alex Ferguson’s 59.7 per cent.

Man Utd manager stats in all compains during Premier League era

ManagerPlayedWDLGFGAWin %
Sir Alex Ferguson15008953382672769136559.7%
Jose Mourinho14484322824412158.3%
Louis van Gaal1035425241589852.4%
David Moyes5127915865452.9%

Depsite being second to Sir Alex FErguson, Jose’s campagin at Man Utd hasn’t ended really well for him and fans were even more pleased to see him go.

The Portuguese only claimed sixth spot in the Premier League during his first term at United after putting all his efforts on winning the League Cup and Europa Cup. However, this wasn’t enough to calm down the fans in the next seasons.

Mourinho’s Man Utd seasons

SeasonGames PlayedWDLWin %Trophies Won
2016/17643718957.8%League Cup, Europa League
2017/18563771266.1%None
2018/1924107741.7%None

The 2017 to 2019 seasons haven’t been all that great for Jose and Man Utd with more loses suffered both at home and out. The next replacement isn’t yet certain but some are pointing at possibilities like Laurent Blanc, Michael Carrick, Zinedine Zidane or Mauricio Pochettino.

Currently, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks set to replace Jose Mourinho as Manchester United’s interim manager.

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Author: Allan Bangirana

Allan Bangirana is a freelance writer for Newslibre & Spur Magazine. He is passionate about tech, games and occasionally writes about entertainment, lifestyle and so much more.

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