Arsenal vs Manchester United: Head to head stats, facts & bets
10 Mar 2019, 19:25
It could turn out to be a pivotal afternoon in the context of the top four, with old foes Arsenal and Manchester United scrapping for points at the business end of the season.
- Manchester United's last two visits to the Emirates Stadium in league and cup have ended in 3-1 victories.
- They last won three consecutive away games against the Gunners between 1983 and 1985.
- This will be the 200th league meeting between the sides.
- Nine of Arsenal's 13 Premier League victories over Manchester United have been in games played on a Sunday.
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- Arsenal is unbeaten in their last 14 home league games (W12, D2), winning the last eight.
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- Their three defeats in the previous 41 top-flight matches at the Emirates Stadium all came against the two Manchester clubs: two versus City, one against United.
- The Gunners have taken nine points from eight games against established top-six rivals this season (W2, D3, L4). They earned just six points in total in such matches last term.
- Arsenal has earned 38 Premier League points at home this season, a tally exceeded only by Manchester City with 42.
- Unai Emery is looking to become the first Arsenal boss to avoid defeat in his first two top-flight meetings with Manchester United since George Swindin in 1958-59.
- Laurent Koscielny is set for his 250th Premier League appearance.
- Alexandre Lacazette can become the second Arsenal player to score in six consecutive home Premier League games after Thierry Henry did that twice at Highbury.
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- United is chasing a seventh consecutive away league win, a feat they last achieved in 1993.
- The Reds are on a club record run of nine successive away victories in all competitions.
- They are undefeated in 12 league matches (W10, D2), the longest current unbeaten run in the top flight.
- Paul Pogba has missed three Premier League penalties this season (although he scored one of those on the rebound) - no player has ever missed four spot-kicks in a single season.
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could become the first Manchester United manager to win his first two away games against Arsenal in all competitions.
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