Manchester United v Sunderland – 10 Vital Statistics

Can Sunderland heap the misery on Man United by reaching the final of the Capital One Cup? Joe Short has all the vital match stats...

10. Sunderland carry a 2-1 advantage into the second leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final with Manchester United, having beaten David Moyes’s team for the first time since November 2000 earlier this month. Sunderland are 2.80 to go through.

9. Kevin Phillips scored an extra-time penalty to seal the win for Sunderland in that League Cup clash over 13 years ago, the last time the Black Cats made it past the fourth round. Sunderland are 6.75 to win Draw no Bet.

8. Fabio Borini scored Sunderland’s second-half winner from the spot at the Stadium of Light in the first leg – the striker now has two in three games and is 5.25 to score.

7. United had gone 21 games without defeat against Sunderland (W17 D4) and beat them 3-1 at Old Trafford last season. A repeat scoreline is available at 12.50.

6. United have lost four of their last five games and four of their last seven at Old Trafford. Another defeat after 90 minutes is available at 8.50.

See the goals from Sunderland's 2-1 win in the first leg here:

5. Javier Hernandez scored a late consolation for United during their 3-1 defeat at Chelsea last Sunday. It was the third time this season Hernandez has netted last for United and the Mexican is 4.50 to do so again.

4. Sunderland have not lost in four games (W3 D1) and have scored two or more in each of these outings. They are 3.05 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

3. Winger Adam Johnson has scored five in four games for Sunderland, including the equaliser during their 2-2 draw with Southampton last Saturday. Johnson is 7.50 to net again.

2. United have conceded first in four of their last five games and are 3.25 to do so again this Wednesday.

1.United had 16 shots to Sunderland’s nine during their semi-final first leg but only four hit the target. The home side are 1.36 to win.


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