• Manchester United have won 10 and lost none of their 12 Barclays Premier League home games against Sunderland (D2).
  • The Black Cats are without a win in 23 league games against the Red Devils overall, taking just five points in total in that spell (D5 L18).
  • Adnan Januzaj scored a brace on his first ever Premier League start in this season’s reverse fixture with Sunderland (2-1 to Manchester United).
  • After nine Premier League games without a win, Sunderland have won their last two.
  • Wayne Rooney has scored six goals in his last five Premier League appearances, with the six goals coming in three braces.
  • Gus Poyet’s side have scored in all but one of their last 10 away league games.
  • Sunderland have taken seven points against the top four this season; more than Man Utd, Arsenal and Liverpool and level with Man City.
  • Connor Wickham was the top scoring Premier League player in April with five goals.
  • Wickham has scored five goals in his three PL appearances after netting just one in his first 37 top-flight outings.
  • Sunderland have won only six of 28 Premier League games played in May.