What is Man Utd’s biggest loss of all time?

Carlo Garganese
Carlo Garganese Updated: 2 Oct 2022 16:25 BST 3 min read
Erik ten Hag on the Man Utd touchline.

Man Utd suffered another humiliating loss on Sunday as Man City thrashed them 6-3 in the derby at the Etihad.

Phil Foden and Erling Haaland both scored hat-tricks as City completely tore Erik ten Hag's men apart in the Manchester derby.

But what is the biggest defeat in the club's history?

This page will showcase Man Utd's record defeats in the major competitions.

What is Man Utd’s biggest ever defeat in history?

Man United’s biggest loss of all time is 7-0. They have suffered a 7-0 defeat on three occasions, to Blackburn Rovers on 10 April 1926, to Aston Villa on 27 December 1930 and Wolves on 26 December 1931.

These games all represent Man Utd’s biggest ever league defeats. The first two losses were First Division matches, the latter game was a Second Division clash.

What is Man Utd’s biggest ever home defeat in history?

Man United’s record home defeat is by six goals. This has occurred on three occasions; 6-0 to Aston Villa on 14 March 1914, 7-1 to Newcastle on 10 September 1927 and 6-0 to Huddersfield on 10 September 1930.

What is Man Utd’s biggest ever away defeat in history?

Man United’s biggest ever away loss of all time is 7-0. They have suffered a 7-0 away loss three times, to Blackburn on 10 April 1926, to Aston Villa on 27 December 1930 and Wolverhampton Wanderers on 26 December 1931.

What is Man Utd’s biggest ever Premier League defeat in history?

Man United’s record Premier League defeat is by five goals, which has occurred on five occasions.

United lost 6-1 to Man City on 23 October 2011 and 6-1 to Tottenham on 4 October 2020.

They then lost 5-0 at home to Liverpool on 24 October 2021. These all represent Man Utd’s record Premier League home losses.

They also lost 5-0 at Newcastle on 20 October 1996 and 5-0 at Chelsea on 3 October 1999. These two defeats are their heaviest ever away from home in the Premier League.

What is Man Utd’s biggest ever European defeat in history?

Man Utd's largest loss in Europe is 5-0 to Sporting Lisbon in the quarter-final of the Cup Winners' Cup on 18 March 1964.

What is Man Utd’s biggest ever Champions League defeat in history?

Man United's heaviest loss in the Champions League - since it was reformed in 1992-93 - was a 4-0 thumping by Barcelona in the group stages of the 1994-95 season.

Goals from Hristo Stoichkov (2), Romario and Albert Ferrer gave the Catalans a big win at Camp Nou on 2 November 1994.