Arsenal vs Manchester United – 10 Vital Statistics


Robin van Persie has scored three goals in three games against former club Arsenal. Will he deliver the goods tonight for struggling United? Joe Short has all the vital match stats...

 


10. Arsenal have not beaten Manchester United in their last five attempts. Their aggregate score over that period is 14-5 to United. David Moyes’s side are 3.40 to win.

 

9. United beat Arsenal 1-0 in the reverse fixture in November, the first time the Gunners have failed to score against the Red Devils since March 2011. United are 11.00 to win 1-0 again.

 

8. This fixture last season ended 1-1, with Robin van Persie levelling after Theo Walcott’s early opener. Van Persie has scored three goals in three games against Arsenal and RVP is 2.67 to net once more against his former club.

 

7. United have won just one of their last four league games (W1D1 L2). They are 1.34 to lose/draw on the Double Chance.

 

6. United recorded 81 crosses to four against Fulham on Sunday but just nine of their 31 attempts hit the target. The Red Devils are 3.05 not to score at Arsenal.

 

5. Arsenal’s 5-1 loss against Liverpool on Saturday was their heaviest defeat since United’s 8-2 victory over the Gunners in August 2011. Arsenal are 7.00 to concede +2.5 goals.

 

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4. Arsene Wenger’s men have won just one in three games, having won each of their previous seven outings. They are 2.15 to beat United.

 

3. Wayne Rooney has scored just one goal in his last nine appearances. The striker is 3.30 to net.

 

2. Olivier Giroud is Arsenal’s top scorer this season with 10 Premier League goals, but the Frenchman has not netted in the top flight at home in four games. He is 6.00 to net first.

 

1. Michael Carrick’s goal against Fulham on Sunday was the midfielder’s first goal for United since April 2013. Carrick is 15.00 to again.


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