Swansea v United - Fascinating Facts
One game won, thirty-seven more to navigate as Manchester United seek to mount a serious title challenge this season.
Following the 4-0 win over West Ham United, last weekend, Manchester United take on Swansea City, at the Liberty Stadium, this Saturday lunch-time.
Ahead of the fixture we`ve taken the opportunity to delve into the record and form books to bring you a plethora of interesting facts and figures:
1 - If Manchester United can beat Swansea, it will be the first time they`ve earned back-to-back-victories in this fixture.
2 - The last time Swansea City kept a clean-sheet in a fixture with Manchester United was back in December 1982, some 14 games ago.
3 - Swansea have a decent home record against Manchester United, the last 14 games have seen Manchester United win 3, lose 8 and draw 3.
4 - Jose Mourinho has a good record when it comes to matches against Swansea City, in 7 fixtures he`s won 5, drawn <2>2 and lost 0. Mourinho has also won on all 3 visits to South Wales to take on Swansea.
5 - Manchester United`s away form dropped off at the end of last season, only 2 points and 1 goal were accumulated from the last 4 fixtures. A win against Swansea will be their first in 5 away games.
6 - Romelu Lukaku will be looking for a change in fortune against Swansea, our summer signing has failed to score in his last 6 games, in all competitions, against the Welsh side.
7 - So far, in 2017, Manchester United have kept 12 clean sheets, nobody else in the Premier League can match that.
8 - Since Paul Clement took over at Swansea, the Welsh club have won 9 of the 20 matches he`s presided over. The 30 points gained during that period is the 8th best in the Premier League.
9 - Swansea City are on a 6 match unbeaten run in the Premier League, winning 4 and drawing 2.
10 - Swansea, at home, are on a roll, winning their last 3 home fixtures and have only been beaten on 1 occasion in their last 8 home Premier League games.