Crystal Palace vs Manchester United – 10 Vital Statistics


Crystal Palace last beat United in the league in May 1991, but they'll fancy their chances of getting a result on Saturday. Here's Joe Short with the vitals ...


10. Manchester United’s league form against Crystal Palace reads W20 D7 L6. They are 1.57 to win on Saturday.

 

9. Palace last beat United in the league in May 1991 – a 3-0 victory that also saw Andrei Kanchelskis make his debut for the Manchester club. Palace are 5.75 to win again.

 

8. These sides last met at Selhurst Park in March 2005, where they played out the sole 0-0 draw between the two sides. A repeat goalless tie is priced at 10.00.

 

7. Tony Pulis’ men have won their last three home games and lost their last three away from Selhurst Park. They are 2.35 to win/draw on the Double Chance.


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6. New signing Tom Ince scored on his Palace debut against West Brom earlier this month. The winger had previously scored just once in his last 14 games at Blackpool. He is 5.50 to score.

 

5. United are winless from their last three games (DDL) and have won just two in ten (including their League Cup draw after 90 minutes against Sunderland). David Moyes’ side are 8.50 to lose both halves.

 

4. Robin van Persie has scored three in his last four games and 19 in 24 appearances for club and country this season. The Holland international is 3.85 to score first.

 

3. United beat Palace 2-0 in this reverse fixture at Old Trafford in September, with none of Palace’s four shots that day hitting the target. United are 7.50 to win 2-0.

 

2. Palace average 11.8 shots per home game in the Premier League, while United average the same number on their travels. Saturday’s clash is 3.30 to witness +3.5 goals.

 

1. Wayne Rooney has been involved in 43% of United’s league goals this campaign, having scored nine and provided nine assists from their 41 total strikes. The England forward is 2.30 to score.