• The Red Devils have won four and lost none of their five previous Barclays Premier League meetings with Swansea City (D1).
  • Swansea City have only won one of their last seven Barclays Premier League away games (D2 L4).
  • Man Utd defender Nemanja Vidic could make his 200th Premier League appearance in this match.
  • Michu has found the net in two of his three previous Premier League appearances against Manchester United.
  • Swansea's victory in the Third Round of the FA Cup last weekend was their first ever at Old Trafford against Manchester United.
  • In all competitions, David Moyes' side have lost four of their last six at Old Trafford (W2).
  • The last time this happened was the end of the 1985-86 season crossing over into the start of 1986-87 (final four home games in 85-86 were W1 D1 L2 and then they lost the opening two home games in 86-87). Sir Alex Ferguson was appointed Man Utd manager two months later.
  • Danny Welbeck, who scored a brace against Swansea on the opening day of the season, has scored five goals in his last five Premier League appearances.
  • Wilfried Bony has scored in both of his appearances against Manchester United this season.
  • However, all six of the Ivorian's league goals this season have been scored at the Liberty Stadium.
  • United have averaged more points per game in January (2.28) than any other team in Premier League history.