Manchester United vs Arsenal: Stats before the match

Some pre-match stats from Opta

Manchester United have won their last seven league games, scoring at least twice in each match.

The last 15 Premier League games between United and Arsenal have seen five wins each and five draws.

 Arsenal have never scored more than one goal in a Premier League game at Old Trafford.

The Gunners have scored a total of only seven goals in 16 Premier League matches at the Theatre of Dreams.

United have scored either no goals or two goals in their last seven Premier League home games against Arsenal.

Arsenal have conceded eight goals in their last two league games against Big Four sides.

Manchester United have won only one of their five games against Big Four rivals this season.

Nicklas Bendtner has scored three goals in Arsenal’s last two league games.

Andrey Arshavin has six goals and seven assists for Arsenal in 12 starts for the club (all comps).

Wayne Rooney has scored five goals against Arsenal, only against four clubs has he been more prolific.

Only in two previous Premier League seasons have Arsenal conceded more goals after 36 games than this campaign. (1994-95 & 2002-03).

The last stat tells us pretty much about why we are where we are…Hopefully a victory or a draw should be commendable.


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