62% - Manchester United have the highest average possession figure in the PL this season; last season they were eighth. Gearshift. 6 hours ago

91% - Man Utd's pass completion vs QPR today is the highest recorded by a team in the Premier League this season. Blueprint. 10 hours ago

112 - Daley Blind made 112 passes for Man Utd today, the fifth highest total recorded in a PL game this season. Vision. 10 hours ago

8 - Juan Mata has now scored eight goals in his last 10 Premier League appearances for Manchester United. Devil. 11 hours ago

3 - Man Utd have scored 3 times before HT in the PL at Old Trafford for the first time since winning the title vs Villa in Apr 2013. Reboot. 11 hours ago

175 - Wayne Rooney has now scored 175 @premierleague goals, putting him in joint-third place with Thierry Henry. Icon. 11 hours ago

31 - Angel di Maria is the 31st player from Argentina to score in the Premier League. Wings. 12 hours ago

23 - Rio Ferdinand hasn't conceded a foul in any of his last 23 PL appearances at Old Trafford. Return. 12 hours ago

4 - Man Utd last failed to win any of their opening four league games back in the 1986-87 season, under Ron Atkinson. Bojangles. 13 hours ago

5 - Nottingham Forest's Britt Assombalonga has now bagged five goals from only six shots on target this campaign. Update. 13 hours ago

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