Man United v Anderlecht: The 10 vital statistics


10. Manchester United’s record against Anderlecht in European competition reads W4 D1 L2. United are 1.27 to win this clash.

9. United and Anderlecht drew 1-1 in Belgium last week in the first leg of this Europa League quarter-final. Based on historic results United have a 76% chance of progressing to the semi-finals. They are 1.11 to do so.

8. United have won all three of their previous home games against Anderlecht to an aggregate scoreline of 18-1. They are 1.88 to win without conceding a goal.

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7. Anderlecht, meanwhile, are winless in all of their 17 European matches away to English clubs (D2 L15). They are 4.00 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

6. United are on a run of five straight European home wins — their best form at Old Trafford since a sequence of 12 wins between 2006 and 2008. They are 1.77 to win/win on the HT/FT.

5. Anderlecht and United have scored exactly one goal in each of their last four European games this season. This match is 11.50 to finish 1-1 and force extra time.

4. Leander Dendoncker scored against United last week and is the only player remaining in the Europa League who has played every possibly minute of the competition so far. He is 12.50 to net again.

3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored just two goals in his last seven games for Manchester United. He is 1.68 to net here.

2. Sofiane Hanni scored his first goal in eight games to help Anderlecht to a 1-0 win over Oostende at the weekend. Just three of Hanni’s nine goals this season have come in 2017 but he is 8.50 to net at Old Trafford.

1. Ander Herrera (4) has picked up twice as many bookings as any other United player in Europe this season and will be suspended for the semi-final first leg if he is carded on Thursday. Herrera is 3.50 to bet booked.