• Man Utd have lost four Barclays Premier League games this season, only one fewer than the whole of 2012-13 (5).
  • Papiss Cisse scored on both trips to Old Trafford in all competitions last season (one league, one Capital One Cup).
  • Jonny Evans has scored in the last two Barclays Premier League meetings between Man Utd and Newcastle and also netted an own goal at Old Trafford in this fixture last season.
  • Newcastle have won none of their last 29 league visits to Old Trafford, losing 21.
  • Patrice Evra has scored in the last two meetings between Newcastle and Man Utd.
  • Newcastle United have won just one and lost 15 of their last 21 Premier League matches against Manchester United.
  • Robin van Persie has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League starts against the Magpies.
  • Manchester United have lost four Premier League games this season, only one fewer than the whole of 2012-13 (5).
  • Manchester United have only won five of their last 11 Premier League home games (L4 D2).
  • The Red Devils have not lost successive Premier League home games since May 2002.
  • Man Utd have scored only eight goals in seven Premier League home games this season, fewer than bottom side Sunderland (9).