• Defeat against Liverpool last time out ended a run of seven home games without defeat in the Barclays Premier League for the Potters (W3 D4).
  • Robin van Persie has scored nine goals in eight Barclays Premier League matches against Stoke City.
  • Defeat to Chelsea ended a run of seven games on the road without defeat for Manchester United in the league (W5 D2).
  • Javier Hernandez has scored five goals in seven Premier League games against Stoke.
  • Manchester United have won 10 and lost none of the 11 Premier League meetings with the Potters.
  • Since August 2011, only David Silva (30) has more assists in the Premier League than Juan Mata (28).
  • Robin van Persie has scored a goal in five of his last six Premier League appearances (five goals in total).
  • Manchester United have earned 20 points away from home this season, only Arsenal (26) and Tottenham (25) have more.
  • Stoke are looking to avoid losing four Premier League games in a row for the first time since February 2012.
  • Wayne Rooney needs one goal to become only the second player in Premier League history (after Frank Lampard) to score 10+ goals in 10 successive seasons.