Manchester United 2 Southampton 1 | In-depth Match Stats

Manchester United 2 Southampton 1 | In-depth Match Stats

Manchester United held on to grab three vital points in the race for the title. United now find themselves seven points clear at the top as Manchester City drew a blank at Loftus Road on Tuesday night. However this wasn't a run of the mill night at Old Trafford. Southampton provided a stiff test for Manchester United with Alex Ferguson acknowledging their efforts after the game: [quote]...in the second half Southampton have been the best team to play here this …
Robin van Persie in Explosive Start - 50.5 mins per goal | Stats

Robin van Persie in Explosive Start - 50.5 mins per goal | Stats

Robin va Persie has made an explosive start to his career at Manchester United. After starting on the bench against Everton and not managing a shot in his cameo off of the bench he has now smashed four goals in 202 minutes averaging a goal every 50.5 minutes. If you look at the time played when starting he's averaging a goal every 45 minutes - a goal per half! His remarkable statistics began with his first start - the first …
Who is the most influential player from the Top 8? | Statistical Comparison

Who is the most influential player from the Top 8? | Statistical Comparison

Last season's top 8 clubs in the Premier League was some what predictable, in what order they finished in was a surprise to many, but which players at those clubs were the most influential at that club, I take a look at their stats here. The top 8 clubs, United, City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Newcastle, Liverpool & Everton, all had at least one top quality striker, Arsenal has Robin van Persie (left) and were all able to score at consistent …