Manchester United v Sunderland: 10 Vital Statistics

10. Sunderland have won only two of their 29 Premier league games against Manchester United (W2 D6 L21) — their most recent victory a 1-0 away triumph in May 2014. Sunderland are 5.30 to win.

9. However, Sunderland are winless in their last 13 home league games against the Red Devils. United are 1.20 to increase that run to 14 on the Double Chance.

8. United beat Sunderland 3-0 in this reverse fixture back in September — their sixth win with a clean sheet in 12 most recent meetings. United are 2.65 to win again without conceding.

7. Sunderland have conceded 49 goals this season, a league high. They are 3.05 to concede in both halves.

6. United, however, have only won one of their last six Premier League away games. They are 1.75 to win this clash.

5. Wayne Rooney (7) is the leading scorer in this fixture in the Premier League era (Ole Gunnar Solskjær and Paul Scholes both have 4 goals). Rooney is 4.60 to net first.

4. Only Sergio Aguero (7) has scored more league goals in 2016 than Sunderland’s Jermain Defoe. The striker is 4.00 to score at any time.

3. Sunderland are winless in four heading into this clash but boast two draws from their last three games, having gone 15 outings before then without a draw. A draw at the Stadium of Light is priced at 3.75.

2. Sunderland have conceded first in each of their last three games, having previously gone on a four-game streak of netting the opener. United are 1.40 to score first.

1. Jesse Lingard scored for United in their 1-1 draw with Chelsea last week to take his tally for 2016 to three goals. Lingard, 23, is 17.00 to net twice.