EPL: Ole breaks Ferguson’s record at Utd after Palace win


Manchester United interim manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has marked another milestone with 8th consecutive away win in all competitions after defeating Crystal Palace 3-1 on Wednesday night to go pass Sir Alex Ferguson’s record at Old Trafford.

Ole’s men visited Selhurst Park with an injury-ravaged squad, but took dominance when Romelu Lukaku scored twice backed up by Ashley Young’s late seal.

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United have now won eight straight games on the road since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over, a feat not even Sir Alex Ferguson managed.

Solskjaer had seven consecutive away wins,equalling Alex Ferguson’s record a run that started all the way back against Cardiff City on December 22 in the Norwegian’s first game in charge.

Since then United have won away at Newcastle, Spurs, Arsenal, Leicester, Fulham, Chelsea and now Crystal Palace.

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Meanwhile, former United Legendary, Sir Alex Ferguson had only seven matches won in a row, first doing so between April and August across two seasons in 1993. He equalled the record almost a decade later, winning seven in a row between March and April 2002.


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