Jürgen Klopp's managerial career in numbers ahead of 1,000th game

StatsJürgen Klopp's managerial career in numbers ahead of 1,000th game

Published 20th January 2023
By Peter Lennox

Liverpool’s home clash with Chelsea on Saturday will see Jürgen Klopp celebrate the 1,000th game of his managerial career.

This weekend's Anfield showdown comes a remarkable 21 years and 327 days since Klopp took charge of his first game – a 1-0 victory for FSV Mainz 05 over Duisburg on February 28, 2001.

Ahead of the landmark encounter, we’ve crunched the numbers from German’s 999 games as a manager to date… 

Liverpool: 2015-present 

Games managed: 410 

Liverpool wins: 249 

Draws: 92

Defeats: 69 

Win percentage: 60.7 per cent

Major trophies won: Seven

Champions League: 2018-19

UEFA Super Cup: 2019

FIFA Club World Cup: 2019

Premier League: 2019-20

Carabao Cup: 2021-22

Emirates FA Cup: 2021-22

FA Community Shield: 2022 

First game: Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Liverpool, October 17, 2015 

Most Liverpool appearances under Klopp: Roberto Firmino (341) 

Top Liverpool goalscorer under Klopp: Mohamed Salah (173) 

Most Liverpool assists under Klopp: Roberto Firmino (71) 

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Borussia Dortmund: 2008-2015 

Games managed: 319 

Borussia Dortmund wins: 180

Draws: 69

Defeats: 70 

Win percentage: 56.4 per cent

Major trophies won: Three

Bundesliga: 2010-11, 2011-12

DFB-Pokal: 2011-12 

First game: RW Essen 1-3 Borussia Dortmund, August 9, 2008

Final game: Borussia Dortmund 1-3 Wolfsburg, May 30, 2015 

FSV Mainz 05: 2008-2015 

Games managed: 270 

Mainz wins: 109

Draws: 78

Defeats: 83 

Win percentage: 40.4 per cent

First game: Mainz 1-0 Duisburg, February 28, 2001

Final game: Mainz 5-1 St Pauli, May 18, 2008 

Major achievements 

Won promotion from 2. Bundesliga in 2003-04

Qualified club for 2005-06 UEFA Cup 

Klopp’s major individual honours 

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach: 2019, 2020

IFFHS World’s Best Club Coach: 2019

German Manager of the Year: 2011, 2012, 2019

Premier League Manager of the Season: 2019-20, 2021-22

LMA Manager of the Year: 2020, 2022

BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award: 2020

Freedom of the City of Liverpool: 2022

Published 20th January 2023