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Swansea 0 United 4 - Post-Match Facts and Figures

Swansea 0 United 4 - Post-Match Facts and Figures

Two matches into the new 2017 / 2018 Premier League season and Manchester United have made the perfect start.

In those two matches Jose Mourinho`s side have taken six points out of six scored eight goals and conceded none.

Here are a few more facts and figures that might interest you.

1 - The last time Manchester United scored for or more goals in each of their first to opening games was way back in the 1907 / 1908 season.

2 - Manchester United are just the second team to win their opening two goals of a Premier League season by 4-0, Chelsea managed it back in the 2010 / 2011 season.

3 - Manchester United restricted Swansea to just 1 shot on target, the Swans have had only 1 shot on target all season

4 - When Manchester United win their opening two games of the season it doesn`t guarantee a title, the club have done in on two previous occasions, back in 2015 / 2016 and 2016 / 2017, on each occasion they finished outside of the top four.

5 - In scoring the opening goal of the game today, Eric Bailly became the 3rd African player to score for Manchester United, following in the footsteps of Quinton Fortune and Mame Biram Diouf.

6 - The goal blitz that wrapped up the points saw Manchester United score 3 goals scored in the space of 3 minutes and 41 seconds.



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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Saturday August 19 2017
Time: 3:41PM

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