Tuesday 27 September 2016

David Moyes v Louis van Gaal head-to-head

Published 23/01/2016 | 19:56

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal leaves the field dejected after defeat to Southampton
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal leaves the field dejected after defeat to Southampton

Louis van Gaal and Manchester United were booed off the Old Trafford pitch after a 1-0 defeat to Southampton on Saturday.

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It was another low in a campaign littered with disappointments for the Red Devils, and manager Van Gaal's grip on his job again comes into focus.

Here is a look at how the records of Van Gaal and his predecessor David Moyes compare, looking at United after 23 Premier League games of this season and Moyes' 2013/14 campaign at the same stage.

United had three more points after 23 games under Moyes' leadership, and he was sacked before the end of the season.

Premier League

Moyes 13/14 v Van Gaal 15/16

12 Wins 10

4 Draws 7

7 Defeats 6

38 Goals for 28

27 Goals against 21

40 Points 37

6 Points adrift of top four 5

Europe

Moyes: Negotiated the Champions League group stage, went on to reach the quarter-finals.

Van Gaal: Knocked out of the Champions League, about to embark on a Europa League campaign.

FA Cup

Moyes: Knocked out by Swansea in the third round.

Van Gaal: Scraped a third-round win against Sheffield United.

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