• Manchester United have lost only one of their last nine encounters with Arsenal in the Barclays Premier League (W6 D2).
  • Arsenal have won at Old Trafford three times in the Barclays Premier League era and have won the title in two of those seasons (97-98 & 01-02).
  • Robin van Persie has scored in the last four Barclays Premier League encounters between these two sides (two for each club).
  • Arsenal are the only side to have scored in all 10 of their Barclays Premier League games this season.
  • Wayne Rooney has scored 10 Barclays Premier League goals versus Arsenal; against no side has he netted more.
  • Rooney’s first Premier League goal, his first Premier League goal for Man Utd and his 100th Premier League goal all came against the Gunners.
  • Aaron Ramsey has scored six goals and provided three assists in his last seven Premier League appearances.
  • Arsenal failed to register a shot on target in their last PL game at Old Trafford until the 92nd minute (Nov 2012, ended game with two).
  • The last time that Arsenal failed to have a shot on target in a PL game was on 21st September 2003, also against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
  • No side has won more points from losing positions than Manchester United in the Premier League this season (6). In 2012-13, United won 29 points from losing positions – a league-high
  • Arsenal have won only two of their last 16 Premier League games played in the late slot on Sundays (excludes final day games).