Stats Zone: Manchester United vs Spurs

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Dom Le Roy

Manchester United have won 21 of their 26 home Premier League games against Spurs (D3 L2), winning each of the last four without conceding a goal. 

Spurs have lost more away Premier League matches at Old Trafford (21) than any team has lost away from home at a stadium in the competition’s history. 

Tottenham Hotspur have won just nine points in 26 trips away at Manchester United in the Premier League (W2 D3 L21): eight away teams have won more PL points at Old Trafford, including West Bromwich Albion (12 points in 12 visits) and Middlesbrough (13 points in 15 visits). 

The side playing at home in Premier League meetings between Manchester United and Spurs has won each of the last seven matches, stretching back to March 2015 – prior to this run, the home team in this fixture had won just seven of the previous 24 meetings. 

A team from London hasn’t won away against Manchester United in the Premier League since Spurs’ win on New Year’s Day 2014.

Manchester United’s next Premier League home defeat will be their 50th in the competition at Old Trafford. 31% (15) of their Premier League home defeats have come since 2013-14; the first season without Sir Alex Ferguson in charge

Since taking over at Manchester United ahead of the 2016-17 Premier League season, Jose Mourinho has guided his team to 153 points – 16 fewer than opponents Spurs and 31 fewer than rivals Manchester City.

Harry Kane (18 goals) has scored two goals more than Romelu Lukaku (16) versus ‘big six’ opposition in the Premier League; this despite playing 2008 minutes fewer and attempting 31 shots fewer than the Belgian in these games. 

David de Gea has conceded 10 goals from the last 14 shots on target that he’s faced for Spain and Manchester United combined since the start of the 2018 World Cup.

Mauricio Pochettino has currently won 199 matches in all competitions as a manager (excl. shootouts), with 123 of these coming at Tottenham Hotspur. The draw half-time/Spurs full-time double result is 6.00.

After winning his first seven managerial encounters with Mauricio Pochettino in league competition between September 2010 and December 2014, Jose Mourinho has only been successful twice in his last six league games with the Argentine boss. The draw is 3.35.

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