Plus: several other long-distance straight red cards, success without a shot on target and more

“Has any other manager recovered from a huge loss (yes, the 9-0!) as well as Ralph Hasenhüttl?” tweets Kev Van Betlem. “Or simply not been sacked. It’s an astonishing turnaround.”

While the Knowledge bows to no football column in its love of Ralph Hasenhüttl, he has a way to go before he matches Steve Coppell’s recovery from a similar shellacking. “Crystal Palace famously lost 9-0 to Liverpool in 1989-90, then went on to beat them in the FA Cup semi-final later that season,” writes Bobby Dunnett (and a few other Palace fans). “The following season they finished third in the league, their highest ever position. Coppell remained manager throughout.”

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