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Comparing Arsene Wenger's Premier League record to Sir Alex Ferguson's

Arsene Wenger equalled Sir Alex Ferguson's record for the most matches as a Premier League manager in Arsenal's win against Crystal Palace on Thursday.

Wenger's 810th game since taking charge of the Gunners in 1996 moves him alongside the long-serving former Manchester United boss. Ferguson, however, managed United for 225 First Division games from his appointment in Nov. 1986 to the advent of the Premier League in 1992.

The Frenchman will surpass the Scot by taking charge of the game at West Bromwich Albion on New Year's Eve. Dec. 31 is Ferguson's 76th birthday, and West Brom were also the opposition for his 1,500th and final match in all competitions as United boss -- a memorable 5-5 draw at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013.

Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger oversaw some classics between Man United and Arsenal.
Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger have managed 1,620 Premier League matches between them.

Here is how the two managers' records compare over those 810 matches:

Wins
Wenger: 468
Ferguson: 528

Draws
Wenger: 197
Ferguson: 168

Losses
Wenger: 145
Ferguson: 114

Goals for
Wenger: 1,524
Ferguson: 1,627

Goals against
Wenger: 781
Ferguson: 703

Points
Wenger: 1,601
Ferguson: 1,752

Points per game
Wenger: 1.98
Ferguson: 2.16

Goal difference
Wenger: +743
Ferguson: +924

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has won three Premier League titles -- only Sir Alex Ferguson has won more.

Premier League titles
Wenger: 3
Ferguson: 13

Manager of the Year awards
Wenger: 3
Ferguson: 11

Manager of the Month awards
Wenger: 15
Ferguson: 27

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