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Manchester United vs Arsenal stats preview: 10 match facts, including the Gunners' Old Trafford woes

The key numbers and pre-match analysis for this Premier League meeting

Friday 26 February 2016 12:38 GMT
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Ahead of the Premier League meeting between Man Utd and Arsenal, we pick out 10 match facts using our free football app - Independent Football Live.

Arsenal have won none and lost six of their last eight Premier League trips to Old Trafford.

The Gunners' win against United at the Emirates earlier this season ended a run of eight Premier League matches without a victory against the Red Devils for Arsene Wenger's men (W0 D3 L5).

Arsenal have dropped seven points from winning positions away from home, the joint-most in the Premier League along with Man Utd.

Arsenal have kept five clean sheets in their last eight Premier League matches.

Only three players (Thierry Henry 20 in 2002/03, Frank Lampard 18 in 2004/05 and Cesc Fabregas, 18 in 2014/15) have assisted more goals in a single Premier League season than Mesut Ozil (17) in 2015/16.

Man Utd (33) have scored fewer goals after 26 league games than in any season since 1989-90 (30).

Manchester United have earned fewer points this season than in any other Premier League campaign after 26 games (41).

Arsenal have only won two of their last seven Premier League away matches (W2 D3 L2), this following a run of 12 away matches where they won 10.

Manchester United have scored 995 goals at Old Trafford in the Premier League.

Just 21% of the attempts Arsenal have made in the Premier League this season have been from outside the box, the lowest proportion in the top division.


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