Manchester United v Newcastle - Fascinating Facts
Ahead of the Premier League clash, at Old Trafford, between Manchester United and Newcastle, we`ve cobbled together a few fascinating facts that may interest you.
• In the last 32 league games contested by these two teams at Old Trafford, Manchester United have won 22, drawn 9 and lost just 1.
• The only defeat in those last 32 home games came in December 2013 when United were beaten 1-0 with Yohan Cabaye scoring for Newcastle.
• When it comes to this fixture, Newcastle have lost on 84 occasions, more than against any other club.
• Manchester United have not conceded a home goal in the Premier League this season, the only side in Europe`s top-five leagues to have achieved that feat.
• The last 22 league games at Old Trafford have seen United win 22 and draw 10, the last 6 games have all been won without conceding a goal.
• Manchester United have scored 12 goals in the last 15/b> minutes of a game, a Premier league high.
• Romelu Lukaku scored 11 goals in his first 10 games for the club but has failed to score in his last 7 games.
• If selected Antonio Valencia will be playing his 300th Premier League game, the only South American to beat that total is Nolberto Solano, who made 302.