Sunderland vs Manchester United Preview | All You Need To Know

Date: 09/04/17
Venue: Stadium of Light
Time: 13:30

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

Sunderland have lost 22 times against Manchester United in the Premier League – against no side have they suffered more Premier League defeats (also 22 against Chelsea).

Manchester United haven’t won any of their last three games at the Stadium of Light in all competitions (D1 L2), this after an unbeaten run of 11 matches there.

David Moyes will be the fifth different Sunderland manager to host Manchester United across the last five seasons (Martin O’Neill, Kevin Ball as caretaker, Gus Poyet and Sam Allardyce).

Jermain Defoe has failed to score in his last six Premier League games against Manchester United, since netting against them for Spurs in March 2012.

Sunderland are winless in their last six Premier League games on home soil, failing to score in the last four. They last went seven in a row without victory at home in January 2015.

The Black Cats haven’t failed to score in five consecutive home league games since a run of six in May 1985 in the top-flight, where they were eventually relegated.

Manchester United have won six and lost none of their last eight Premier League matches away from home; their longest unbeaten away run since August 2013 (13 games).

The Red Devils have scored exactly three goals in each of their last two PL away games; they last scored three or more goals in three consecutive matches in November 2012.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored eight goals in his last seven Premier League matches away from home for Manchester United.

Eight of Sunderland’s 14 Premier League goals at the Stadium of Light this season have been scored by Jermain Defoe (57%).

Manchester United are currently on a 20-game unbeaten run in the Premier League (W10 D10 L0). Of the 16 occasions a team has gone on a 20+ unbeaten run in the competition, this is the run with the lowest points per game average (2.0) and win ratio (50%).
 

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