• This is the reverse of last season's opening fixture when Manchester United won 4-1 at the Liberty Stadium.
  • Swansea's three previous matches on the opening weekend of Premier League season have produced 14 goals.
  • Manchester United have won six of their last nine on the opening weekend of the Barclays Premier League season (D2 L1).
  • Swansea have won exactly 11 games in each of their last two Premier League campaigns.
  • Danny Welbeck has scored three times in his last two league games against Swansea City.
  • Swansea ended last season with a goal difference of zero, only the fifth time a Premier League club has done this (1992-2014).
  • Manchester United have never lost on the opening weekend at Old Trafford in the Premier League (W8 D3).
  • Wayne Rooney currently has 173 Premier League goals and needs two more to draw level with the third top scoring player in PL history (Thierry Henry, 175).
  • Manchester United's points total of 64 last season was their lowest since 1990-91.
  • Juan Mata scored six goals in 15 league appearances for United last season, compared to zero in 13 for Chelsea earlier in the campaign.