Opta Stats: Manchester United v QPR

Can Louis van Gaal pick up his first win as Manchester United manager when his side face QPR?
Can Louis van Gaal pick up his first win as Manchester United manager when his side face QPR?
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Having recruited heavily during the final days of the transfer window, the pressure is on Manchester United to win their first game of the season when they face QPR. Opta rates their chances.

"Queens Park Rangers have not kept a clean sheet against Man Utd since September 1992, when they drew 0-0 at Old Trafford in the first ever Premier League meeting."

Over 2.5 goals is 1.715/7.

The Red Devils have won 10 and lost none of their 12 previous Barclays Premier League meetings with QPR. Manchester United are 1.282/7 to win.

Queens Park Rangers have not kept a clean sheet against Man Utd since September 1992, when they drew 0-0 at Old Trafford in the first ever Premier League meeting. Over 2.5 goals is 1.715/7.

Since that stalemate, Manchester United have won five consecutive home league games against the Londoners. United are 1.855/6 to win half-time/full-time.

The R's have only won one of 21 previous away league games against Man Utd (D3 L17); winning 4-1 in January 1992. They are 13.012/1 to pull off another shock.

Two points from three games is Manchester United's worst start since 2007-08 (also two points from three games). That season, they won the league and Champions League. United are 13.5 to win the Premier League.

Richard Dunne could make his 400th Premier League start in this game; he would become only the 22nd player to reach the milestone. Dunne is 34.033/1 to score.

Since 2009-10, Falcao has scored 104 goals in 139 league apps (for Porto, A.Madrid & Monaco combined). Falcao is 2.01/1 to score.

Harry Redknapp's side have had just two shots fewer than Chelsea this season, but have scored 10 fewer goals (one goal from 33 shots). Manchester United are 1.865/6 to win to nil.

Only three Premier League players (Sturridge, Bony, Sterling) have had more shots at goal than Steven Caulker this season (seven, six headed). Caulker is 17.016/1 to score.

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