Opta Stats: Manchester United v Arsenal

Can Manchester United's Wayne Rooney continue his goalscoring record against Arsenal?
Can Manchester United's Wayne Rooney continue his goalscoring record against Arsenal?

The reigning Premier League champions Manchester United face the current league leaders Arsenal. Opta have all the stats.

"Arsenal have won only two of their last 16 Premier League games played in the late slot on Sundays (excludes final day games)."

The draw is 5/23.5.


Manchester United have lost only one of their last nine encounters with Arsenal in the Barclays Premier League (W6 D2). They are 11/82.38 to win.

Arsenal have won at Old Trafford three times in the Barclays Premier League era and have won the title in two of those seasons (97-98 & 01-02). The Gunners are 2.35 to win.

Robin van Persie has scored in the last four Barclays Premier League encounters between these two sides (two for each club). Van Persie is 8/52.6 to score.

Arsenal are the only side to have scored in all 10 of their Barclays Premier League games this season. They are 1/31.34 to score against United.

Wayne Rooney has scored 10 Barclays Premier League goals versus Arsenal; against no side has he netted more. Rooney is priced at 2/13.0 to score.

Rooney's first Premier League goal, his first Premier League goal for Man Utd and his 100th Premier League goal all came against the Gunners. He is 7/18.0 to score the first goal.

Aaron Ramsey has scored six goals and provided three assists in his last seven Premier League appearances. Ramsey is 7/24.5 to score.

Arsenal failed to register a shot on target in their last PL game at Old Trafford until the 92nd minute (Nov 2012, ended game with two). United are 11/43.7 to keep a clean sheet.

No side has won more points from losing positions than Manchester United in the Premier League this season (6). In 2012-13, United won 29 points from losing positions - a league-high. Arsenal half-time/the draw full-time is available at 15/116.0.

Arsenal have won only two of their last 16 Premier League games played in the late slot on Sundays (excludes final day games). The draw is 5/23.5.

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