Anthony Martial goes close against Crystal Palace.

10 stats you need to know for United v Palace

Manchester United welcome Crystal Palace to Old Trafford this weekend, for what is our first Saturday three o'clock kick-off of the season.

As we prepare to host Roy Hodgson and his Eagles, take a look at 10 key stats about the fixture that you need to know.
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We are unbeaten against Crystal Palace in our 20 Premier League meetings, the most a team has faced another without ever winning in the competition.

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Anthony Martial could become only the fourth United player to score in our opening three Premier League games in a season, after Dwight Yorke in 1999-00, Ruud van Nistelrooy in 2005-06 and Wayne Rooney in 2011-12.

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Juan Mata has scored four goals against the Eagles in a red shirt – more than any other current United player.

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Roy Hodgson is winless in each of his eight games as a manager against United at Old Trafford, spread across five different clubs: Blackburn, Fulham, Liverpool, West Brom and Palace.

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The Eagles were the only Premier League side to win more points away than they did at home in 2018/19. They took 29 points on their travels, compared to only 20 at Selhurst Park.

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Since joining Palace in January 2017, Luka Milivojevic has scored 19 penalties in the Premier League – eight more than any other player.

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London sides have played 152 Premier League games at Old Trafford, winning just 16. That’s the lowest win rate for clubs from the capital at any away ground (11%).

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Scott McTominay could make his 50th appearance for United in all competitions.

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Palace have taken just 12 shots in the Premier League so far this season – the fewest of any team.

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After our 4-0 win over Chelsea, United will be looking to keep consecutive home clean sheets in the league for the first time since February 2018.

Stats correct as of kick-off on 24 August 2019. To access the best live stats during the game, download our Official App.

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