Manchester United have gained the Group Defend most variety of occasions within the final 20 years…
Reigning Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis and FA Cup champions Leicester Metropolis are all set to lock horns within the Group Defend 2021 conflict on Saturday on the Wembley Stadium in London.
This will probably be Manchester Metropolis’s third Group Defend look in 4 years whereas Leicester will participate within the competitors after six years. The final time the Foxes performed within the Group Defend was in 2016 once they featured because the Champions of England. They’d misplaced 1-2 to FA Cup winners Manchester United.
The Cityzens gained their third Premier League title within the Pep Guardiola period and their sixth league title total final season. They’d topped the league desk with 86 factors from 38 video games.
Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester Metropolis, however, defeated giants Chelsea within the ultimate 1-0 to win their maiden FA Cup title.
Group Defend is an annual match contested between the league winners and the FA Cup winners. It’s the first match of a brand new season in England. There may be typically a saying that successful the Group Defend jinxes your possibilities of successful the Premier League.
However how typically does a Group Defend winner go on to win the Premier League title in the identical season?
Historical past means that solely on six events within the final 20 years, a Group Defend champion went on to the Premier League title in the identical. Manchester United have gained each titles thrice within the final 20 years adopted by Chelsea who’ve achieved this feat twice. Manchester Metropolis gained each the trophies in the 2018/19 season.
Who’re the Group Defend and Premier League winners of the final 20 years?
|Season||Group Defend winner||Premier League winner|
|2007-08||Manchester United||Manchester United|
|2008-09||Manchester United||Manchester United|
|2010-11||Manchester United||Manchester United|
|2011-12||Manchester United||Manchester Metropolis|
|2012-13||Manchester Metropolis||Manchester United|
|2013-14||Manchester United||Manchester Metropolis|
|2018-19||Manchester Metropolis||Manchester Metropolis|
Who has gained the Group Defend most variety of occasions?
Manchester United have gained the Group Defend most variety of occasions (21) adopted by Arsenal (16) and Liverpool (15). Manchester Metropolis are the sixth most profitable workforce within the historical past of the match with six titles and a win on Saturday will assist them contact Tottenham Hotspurs’ file.
|Manchester United||21||1908, 1911, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1965*, 1967*, 1977*, 1983, 1990*, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016|
|Arsenal||16||1930, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1948, 1953, 1991*, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2020|
|Liverpool||15||1964*, 1965*, 1966, 1974, 1976, 1977*, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1986*, 1988, 1989, 1990*, 2001, 2006|
|Everton||9||1928, 1932, 1963, 1970, 1984, 1985, 1986*, 1987, 1995|
|Tottenham Hotspur||7||1921, 1951, 1961, 1962, 1967*, 1981*, 1991*|