Did You Know?

Since 1992...

United have finished with five goals on 33 occasions in the Premier League era (1992 - 2009) - this includes 21 times in the league itself.

Tuesday's rout at West Brom was United's thirteenth 5-0 win in any competition - but the first away from home in that period.

United have also netted five at Oldham, Chelsea, Walsall, Tottenham, West Ham and Newcastle - but alas the home side managed to score in each of those games. Spoil sports.

United have notched five goals at least once in every season since 1992, with the most five-goal hauls coming in the 2001/02 campaign when the Reds beat Spurs and West Ham 5-3 away plus Derby 5-0 and Nantes 5-1 at home.

The Reds could top that this season, having already stuck five past Stoke, Blackburn, Gamba Osaka and West Brom. United 5-0 Everton this Saturday is priced at 28/1 (manutd.com/bet).

28/01/2009 12:37, Report by Adam Bostock
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Favourite five-nils

Few scorelines in football can match the emphatic ring of 5-0.

Okay, so we've all loved it when the Reds have scored six, seven, eight or nine but somehow, 5-0 retains a special place in our affections. Here's a reminder of United's 5-0 wins in the Barclays Premier League prior to this season's routs of Stoke and West Brom... no prizes for guessing our favourite!

Coventry, Home, 28 Dec 1992
United had five different scorers as the Sky Blues were battered at Old Trafford. Ryan Giggs was first up (after 6 minutes) and his countryman Mark Hughes added another goal (40) just before the break. Eric Cantona's penalty (64) and strikes from Lee Sharpe (78) and Denis Irwin (83) completed the demolition as United chased a first league title for 26 years.

Sheff. Weds, Home, 16 Mar 1994
Giggs and Hughes scored the first two goals again, this time in consecutive minutes (14, 15). Paul Ince wasn't far behind them (21) and Cantona also netted in the first half (45), before claiming his second soon after the break (55).

Man City, Home, 10 Nov 1994
Cantona (24) and Hughes (70) were the common denominator in United's third 5-0 win in the Premier League but the night belonged to

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