SATURDAY STATS: Manchester United v Swans

2nd January 2016

Saturday means it's time for some statistics as we look ahead to this afternoon's Barclays Premier League fixture at Manchester United.
The Swans visit Old Trafford in the first game of 2016 following a positive festive period in which they picked up five points from three games.
And ahead of kick-off today, we've taken a look at the game from a statistical perspective.

Manchester United
55: The total average possession percentage for Louis Van Gaal's team this season.
7: David de Gea has the second-highest amount of clean sheets this season.
8,658: Successful amount of passes made by Manchester United in the top flight so far this term.

44: The amount of times Andre Ayew has been fouled this season. Only Sadio Mane (49) has been fouled more.
7,491: Passes completed this season by the Swans.
28: Ashley Williams has made the most blocks in the Premier League this season.

2015-16 Players with the most... goals
Manchester United: Anthony Martial; Juan Mata - 4
Swans: Andre Ayew - 6

26: The amount of games between the clubs. Swans have ten wins and five draws.
3: The Swans have beaten Manchester United in their last three encounters.
2014: Almost two years ago to the date of this game, the Swans knocked Manchester United out of the FA Cup - the club's first ever win at Old Trafford.