Opta Stats: Sheffield United v Manchester United

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Will Ole Gunnar Solskjaer handle the pressure when Manchester United visit Sheffield United?

Two in-form sides meet when Sheffield United host Manchester United. Opta tries to tear them apart.

"Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last five Premier League games (W2 D3), winning both home matches in that run. The Blades are looking to win three consecutive top-flight home games for the first time since August 1993."

Sheffield United are 2.6213/8 in the Draw No Bet market.

After beating Man Utd 2-1 on the first ever day in Premier League history in August 1992, Sheffield United have lost each of their last five against the Red Devils in the top-flight. A Manchester United win is 2.245/4.

In all competitions, Manchester United have won their last seven meetings with Sheffield United, by an aggregate score of 14-1. Manchester United are 3.711/4 to win half-time/full-time.

Sheffield United vs Manchester United is famous as being the fixture to produce the first ever Premier League goal - with Brian Deane netting for the Blades after five minutes in their meeting on 15th August 1992. Over 2.5 goals is 2.245/4.

Since Sir Alex Ferguson left the club, Manchester United have lost six of their 19 away Premier League games against promoted sides (W11 D2 L6) - just one fewer than they did in 62 such games with the Scotsman in charge (W36 D19 L7). A Sheffield United win is 3.814/5.

Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last five Premier League games (W2 D3), winning both home matches in that run. The Blades are looking to win three consecutive top-flight home games for the first time since August 1993. Sheffield United are 2.6213/8 in the Draw No Bet market.

Manchester United have won just one of their last 10 Premier League away games (D3 L6), and have conceded at least once in each of their last 11 on the road. The draw is 3.55/2.

Sheffield United's John Lundstram has scored three goals in 12 Premier League appearances this season - as many goals as he'd scored in his previous 55 league matches combined. Lundstram's three goals this term is the joint-most he's ever scored in a single English league campaign (also three in 2017-18 and 2015-16). Lundstram is 8.07/1 to add to his tally.

All of Manchester United's Premier League goalscorers this season have been aged 23 and under, with Anthony Martial their oldest scorer so far (23y 326d vs Norwich). He's the youngest oldest goalscorer for a club in the competition this season. Martial is 3.211/5 to find the net.

Marcus Rashford has scored five goals in his last five games in all competitions for Man Utd, and is looking to score in three consecutive games for the Red Devils for the first time since September 2017. Rashford is 3.02/1 to score.

Dan Fitch 2019/20 Season P/L

Staked: 176.00 pts
Returned: 179.92 pts
P/L: +3.92 pts

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