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Manchester United Thrash Southampton 9-0: Biggest Wins in the Premier League History

Manchester United and Southampton (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Manchester United and Southampton (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Manchester United equalled the biggest win in Premier League history as they thrashed Southampton 9-0.

Manchester United thrashed Southampton 9-0 on Tuesday to equal the biggest win in Premier League history.

Goals from Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial (2), Scott McTominay, Bruno Fernandes, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Edinson Cavani, Daniel James and a Jan Bednarek own goal comprised United’s scoring spree.

Here are the other three occasions a team has scored nine goals in the Premier League era:

Southampton 0 Leicester 9 (2019)

Remarkably, Southampton’s humiliation at Old Trafford wasn’t the first time they had endured a nine-goal thumping in Ralph Hasenhuttl’s reign as manager.

Leicester put them to the sword in ruthless fashion after Southampton had defender Ryan Bertrand sent off for a studs-up challenge on Ayoze Perez in the build-up to the opening goal.

Ben Chilwell got that goal in the 10th minute and Perez went on to complete a hat-trick.

Jamie Vardy got a hat-trick, while Youri Tielemans and James Maddison also hit the back of the net in the biggest away win in English top-flight history.

Tottenham 9 Wigan 1 (2009)

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe scored five times in the second half, notching what was then the Premier League’s second-quickest hat-trick in seven minutes.

At that time, Defoe became only the third player to score five goals in a single Premier League match after Alan Shearer and Andy Cole.

Aaron Lennon, Peter Crouch, David Bentley and Niko Kranjcar were also on target as hapless Wigan were ripped to shreds at White Hart Lane.

Manchester United 9 Ipswich 0 (1995)

Andy Cole sparked United’s biggest league victory in 103 years as he scored five times at Old Trafford.

United scored six in the second half, with Mark Hughes on target twice.

Paul Ince and Roy Keane also netted for Alex Ferguson’s team against an Ipswich side who finished bottom at the end of the season.

Despite that ruthless display, United were pipped to the title by Blackburn.

Highest margins of victory: 

Goals MarginDateGame
9February 2, 2021Man Utd 9-0 Southampton
9March 4, 1995Manchester United 9-0 Ipswich
9October 25, 2019Southampton 0-9 Leicester
8September 19, 1999Newcastle 8-0 vs Sheffield Wednesday
8November 22, 2009Tottenham 9-1 Wigan
8May 9, 2010Chelsea 8-0 Wigan
8December 23, 2012Chelsea 8-0 Aston Villa
8October 18, 2014Southampton 8-0 Sunderland
8September 21, 2019Man City 8-0 Watford
7November 18, 1995Blackburn Rovers 7-0 Nottingham Forest
7October 25, 1997Manchester United 7-0 Barnsley
7February 6, 1999Nottingham Forest 1-8 Manchester United
7May 11, 2005Arsenal 7-0 Everton
7January 4, 2006Arsenal 7-0 Middlesbrough
7May 11, 2008Middlesbrough 8-1 Manchester City
7April 25, 2010Chelsea 7-0 Stoke City
7November 2, 2013Manchester City 7-0 Norwich

(With inputs from AFP )

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