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The race for Champions League football is certainly on and with eight games to go, it is hard to call which teams will make the cut.

What is almost certain, however, is the fact that the top two spots are already spoken for by Liverpool and Manchester City respectively.

Statistics show Man United biggest beneficiaries from penalties this season

That leaves third and fourth place with a number of clubs hopeful to secure the slots, including Manchester United.

United, in their first Premier League game since the restart, clawed a draw against Tottenham courtesy of Bruno Fermandes, who slotted home a penalty in the 81st minute.

In the grand scheme of things, United have largely benefited from penalty decisions in the course of the 2019/2020 season.

A background check and found out that Solskjaer's team are in fact, the side which has been awareded most penalties since the start of last season.

Statistics show Man United biggest beneficiaries from penalties this season

In total, United have been awarded 11 penalties so far this season and with eight matches to go, the tally could be even higher.


From the 11 penalties they have been awarded, United have converted seven, which have all proven pivotal in all the matches.


United are just two penalties shy of matching the record for the most number of penalties awarded to a team in a single season, which is held by Crystal Palace, who were the penalty masterminds in the 2004/05 season.


The record is also shared with Leicester City, who won 13 penalties en route to winning a famous title in the 2015/16 season.

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