EPL: Manchester United vs Sunderland match stats

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Manchester United vs Sunderland Stats
Manchester, Dec 15: Manchester United are ahead of title rivals Manchester City by six points and a point against Sunderland will keep them on top during Christmas. In the last three seasons, the team in this position has gone on to win the league. Some interesting match stats and facts from Saturday's clash at Old Trafford between United and Sunderland.

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  • Manchester United are unbeaten in their 20 league matches against Sunderland.
  • The record against Sunderland is United's longest run of wins in the Premier League against any other club.
  • Sunderland last won at Old Trafford back in 1968 which cost United the title.
  • Sunderland last won against United back in 1997.
  • United can go on top of the league at Christmas and in the last three seasons, the team in this position has gone on to win the league title.
  • United have reached 40 goals in 16 matches, 10 more than rivals Manchester City and United have scored more after 16 games only once back in 2000-01 (41 goals).
  • Wayne Rooney became the youngest player to score 150 Premier League goals aged 27 years and 46 days.
  • United have conceded first 10 times but have comeback seven times from a losing position.
  • Sunderland have won only three of their last 24 Premier League matches.
  • The Black Cats have not won back-to-back games since February.
  • John O'Shea could make his 300th Premier League appearance.
  • Javier Hernandez has made 99 appearances for Manchester United.

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