EPL: Team Statistics and Facts: Manchester United

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Team Stats and Facts: Manchester United
Manchester, Aug 3: Manchester United competed in the Europa League (UEFA Cup) for the time since 1995-96 season. Manchester City thrashed United 6-1, their first home defeat after Chelsea beat them during the 2009-10 season.

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Here are some interesting Statistics and Facts of Manchester United from the Barclays Premier League season 2011-12:

  • The Red Devils finished 2nd on the table with 89 points, only losing the League title to Manchester City by goal difference (8).
  • Out of 38 games, United won 28, lost 5 and 5 draws similar to their noisy neighbours Manchester City.
  • United scored 2.34 goals/match while they conceded 0.87 goals/match in 38 games.
  • United's longest winning streak is 8 games while their losing streak is two games.
  • Highest number of goals were scored against Arsenal, 10.
  • The Red Devils scored a goal in every game, a total of 87 goals were scored.
  • Highest percentage of goals, 18%, was scored between 40-50 minutes.
  • 17% of the goals were conceded between 40-50th minute.
  • Manchester United had 592 shots on goal, a total of 593 crosses with their offside tally of 86.
  • Fulham, Bolton, Swansea, Sunderland, Aston Villa and QPR failed to score a single goal against the Red Devils.
  • Rivals Manchester City scored the highest number of goals against United, 7.
  • All together 189 saves were made, 130 blocks and 227 clearances.
  • Out of the 33 goals conceded, two were own goals.
  • The Reds committed a total of 367 fouls with 51 cautions.
  • United won 10 games and lost 3 with a 1-goal margin.

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