Manchester United fans will be happy to see that gap of five points between their team and third-placed side Liverpool. Jose Mourinho knows it will be an improvement from last season because they had to settle for position six. Arsenal is having the same problem this season and Chelsea is lacking consistency. Today, we want to go back in history and take a look at six League records held only by the Red Devils.
6. Biggest Away Win: 8-1 (against Nottingham Forest)
Premier League fallen giants Nottingham Forest suffered one of their worst defeats in the hands of Manchester United on 6 February 1999. The Red Devils were flying this year and they were scoring goals for fun. On this day, they netted 8 goals past the hosts. Sir Alex Ferguson guided his team to a historic treble which included FA Cup, Premier League, and UEFA Champions League.
5. Biggest Home Win- 9-0 (against Ipswich Town)
Manchester United holds the record when it comes to biggest home win in Premier League history. The Red Devils thrashed Ipswich Town 9-0 on 4th March 1995. Sir Alex Ferguson side was starting to dominate the League in a manner not seen before. The arrival of Eric Cantona played a key role in the revival of the Old Trafford giant.
4. Most goals scored- 1,907 Goals
Manchester United new star Alexis Sanchez will be pleased to know he scored goal number 1,907 for his new team. Romelu Lukaku moved the tally from 1,905 to 1,906 with his opener against Huddersfield. Arsenal is the closest team in second place but they are 158 goals behind. Chelsea is 58 goals behind the Gunners in third.