The Premier League was formed in 1992, meaning the current season is the 31st in a row. In these 31 seasons, there were countless memorable matches.
And they have especially retold duels like the one between Manchester United and Arsenal that ended with the result 8:2. On this occasion, we have prepared for you a list of the most convincing victories in the history of the Premier League.
Manchester United 9 – 0 Ipswich Town, 4 March 1995
The most convincing victory was recorded by Manchester United in 1995 over Ipswich – it was 9:0. Roy Keane opened the scoring for the hosts at Old Trafford with a precise shot in the 15th minute. Then the famous Andy Cole entered the scene, who scored as many as five goals, the first in the 19th minute and the last in the 87th minute.
The defence of Ipswich watched helplessly as the Devil’s attackers toyed with them, and besides Cole, Mark Hughes was also in the mood for goals, and he sent the ball into the net twice. Pol Ins also joined the scorers for a total of 9-0.
Manchester United 9 – 0 Southampton, 2 February 2021
In the 2020/21 season, Leicester humiliated Southampton away with a brutal 0:9, and with the same result, Ralph Hasenhutl’s team experienced a nightmare at “Old Trafford” in the 2021/22 season. Southampton used a stupid move with the inexperienced guest player, 19-year-old Alexander Jankewitz never touched the ball, and in the 82nd second, made a terrible foul on Scott McTominay and got a red card.
At one point in the match, Southampton was left with nine players on the field: before the end of the game, Jan Bednarek received a red card, so Manchester scored three more goals.
Southampton 0 – 9 Leicester, 25 October 2019
This is the most convincing away victory in the best English league since 1888. Earlier in 1999, Manchester United beat Nottingham Forest away by 1:8.
Leicester repeated the most convincing win in the history of the first English league in 1995 when Manchester United defeated Ipswich 9:0, but at home. Then United’s goalkeeper was Peter Schmeichel, and in this match, Leicester’s goalkeeper was his son Casper.
Newcastle United 8 – 0 Sheffield Wednesday, 19 September 1999
Newcastle beat Sheffield Wednesday 8-0 in 1999. The five-time scorer was the legend of the team Alan Shearer, whose two goals were from penalties, and the scorer in that match was also the late Gary Speed.
Manchester City 8 – 0 Watford, 21 September 2019
Even though this match was a reprise of the FA Cup final from the previous season, it wasn’t a tense, tight, uncertain encounter at all. Manchester City scored five goals in the first 18 minutes, the fastest ever in the Premier League when one team scored five goals. In the end, Watford managed to “stop” Manchester City with eight goals.
Nottingham Forest 0 – 8 Manchester United, 6 February 1999
Manchester United is included in one of the most convincing away wins in the Premier League – 1:8 against Nottingham Forest.
York and Cole shared the goal-scoring performance with two goals each. At the same time, in the last 10 minutes, Solskjaer exploded, with as many as four goals, destroying the former European champion, who back in 1999 was a previous-time member of the Premier League before joining again in this 2022/23 season.
Chelsea 8 – 0 Wigan Athletic, 9 May 2010
Unfortunately, Wigan occupies another infamous place on our list since they lost to Chelsea in 2010, this time 8:0. In the Blues team, no one stood out in particular with their goalscoring performance, and Drogba, Lampard, Anelka, Kalu was among the scorers.
Tottenham 9 – 1 Wigan Athletic, 22 November 2009
A match that for many fans of the Premier League is still in recent memory, between Tottenham and Wigan, and the score was 9:1. The visitors couldn’t get their act together, and goalkeeper Kirkland was the worst, as he had to take the ball out of the net nine times. Defoe, who defeated him five times, remained in his not so good memory.
Middlesbrough 8 – 1 Manchester City 11 May 2008
Do you remember the days when Middlesbrough demolished Manchester City 8-1 in the Premier League? Fifteen years have passed since that match, and a lot has changed in English football. This is undoubtedly one of the greatest and dearest wins in the history of Middlesbrough.
Arsenal 7 – 0 Everton, 11 May 2005 and Arsenal 7 – 0 Middlesbrough, 14 January 2006
Twice Arsenal managed to triumph with this result, and that within a year: The first time against Everton in 2005, and the second time against Middlesbrough in 2006. Thierry Henry scored a hat trick in that match.