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STATS: LvG beats Wenger, Mourinho and Pellegrini with record against top teams

STATS: LvG beats Wenger, Mourinho and Pellegrini with record against top teams

Louis van Gaal has a fantastic record when playing in games against the top six, boasting an average of 1.81 points per game. He is followed by Chelsea, and for the most part, Jose Mourinho with an average of 1.47 points, then Manuel Pellegrini with 1.27 points, then Arsene Wenger with 1.25 points, then Liverpool [...]

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STATS: United vs Liverpool

STATS: United vs Liverpool

Attack Liverpool created 16 chances and had four shots on target, while United created five chances and had one on target. Firminho created the most chances (5), followed by James Milner (3) then Wayne Rooney (2). Emre Can had the most shots on target (2), while just one of Jordan Henderson’s five attempts hit the [...]

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STATS: Manchester United’s halfway point

STATS: Manchester United’s halfway point

Average possession Manchester United – 60.8% Manchester City – 58.2% Arsenal – 58% Chelsea – 56.8% Liverpool – 56% Passing accuracy Arsenal – 85% Manchester City – 84.1% Manchester United – 83.9% Everton – 82.5% Swansea – 82.4% Goals Juan Mata – 4 Anthony Martial – 4 Ander Herrera – 2 Memphis Depay – 2 [...]

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STATS: How is Januzaj getting on in Germany?

STATS: How is Januzaj getting on in Germany?

Adnan Januzaj was spotted in the stands for Manchester United’s 0-0 draw against Chelsea, which has fuelled the rumours that the youngster is set to return to Old Trafford in January. How has his loan spell at Borussia Dortmund gone for him so far? Bundesliga: 14 possible Played 90 mins: N/A Subbed on: 6 times [...]

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STATS: What has Nick Powell done this week?

STATS: What has Nick Powell done this week?

In Manchester United’s must win game against Wolfsburg earlier in the week, fans were amazed to see Louis van Gaal take off arguably our best performing player, Juan Mata, and replace him with Nick Powell. Powell has been out in the wilderness for some time now, having failed to make the most of his loan [...]

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STATS: United’s riches add embarrassment to CL exit

STATS: United’s riches add embarrassment to CL exit
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STATS: Smalling’s improvement over the past season

STATS: Smalling’s improvement over the past season
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STATS: United’s alarming passing and shooting figures

STATS: United’s alarming passing and shooting figures

Stats published on Sky Sports make horrible reading for Manchester United fans. We have more possession than any other team in the league, we pass the ball backwards more often than anyone in the league, and we have more passes per shots or chances created than any team in the league. Grim.

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STATS: Wayne Rooney’s derby day in numbers

Passing Completed: 17 (the same number as Joe Hart and less than David de Gea) Accuracy: 55% Completed in final third: 3 (the same number as Vincent Kompany and Chris Smalling) Final third accuracy: 27% Shots On target: 0 Off target: 1 Chances created 0 Crosses Attempted: 4 Completed: 0 Possession losses 5 (more than [...]

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STATS: Rooney’s top goalscorer before 30

STATS: Rooney’s top goalscorer before 30
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Manchester United v Manchester City Preview [Infographics]

Manchester United v Manchester City Preview [Infographics]

Manchester United will host their local rivals Manchester City in the weekend Premier League fixture scheduled between the two sides at Old Trafford. The derby clash between the two Manchester clubs has been exciting one to watch in recent years, especially after the Citizens were taken over by Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan bin Zayed [...]

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STATS: Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record

STATS: Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record
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STATS: Arsenal vs United

Both Manchester United and Arsenal had five shots on target this afternoon, but the home side scored three of their attempts, and United couldn’t put one away. Over the 90 minutes, United had 62% possession and completed 547 passes to Arsenal’s 313. Michael Carrick completed more passes than anyone on the field, 93, with a [...]

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STATS: Mata at United has scored more goals than any PL midfielder

STATS: Mata at United has scored more goals than any PL midfielder

Since Juan Mata signed for Manchester United in January 2014, no other midfielder has scored more goals from open play. Yaya Toure and Eden Hazard are the only midfielders to score more goals in total, although almost a third of their goals have come from the penalty spot. Yaya Toure Goals: 20 Goals without pens: [...]

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STATS: Martial vs Falcao

STATS: Martial vs Falcao

Anthony Martial came off the bench against Ipswich to score his fourth goal for Manchester United, matching Radamel Falcao’s tally for last season. Anthony Martial (2015-16) Minutes: 225 Goals: 4 Minutes per goal: 56 Radamel Falcao (2014-15) Minutes: 1,497 Goals: 4 Minutes per goal: 374

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