West Ham vs Manchester United (EPL)
17th April 2013
18:03pm – An appearance for Ryan Giggs will be his 29th vs West Ham for the club, drawing him level with the great Sir Bobby Charlton.
George Best is United’s all-time record scorer vs West Ham with 11 goals in 16 starts. Wayne Rooney is closing fast – he has 9 goals in 11 games.
23.3% – United’s win percentage at the Boleyn Ground.
United have won the last 8 league meetings with West Ham, scoring 22 goals and conceding 3.
Robin van Persie scored the fastest goal in the Premier League this season after 33 seconds when the two sides met at Old Trafford in November.
Sam Allardyce has won just 2 of his 17 Premier League matches as a manager against Manchester United – he has failed to win any of the last 14.
United have conceded just 1 first-half goal in the last 13 Premier League games (vs Southampton).
United have scored a league-high 14 goals from corners in 2013-14. (Still) truly remarkable.
18:51pm – The Manchester United team news for West Ham in the Barclays Premier League have just been released and is below:
MUFC Starting XI:
Rafael, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra;
Valencia, Carrick, Jones, Kagawa;
Rooney, van Persie
BENCH: Amos, Evans, Giggs, Cleverley, Nani, Welbeck, Hernandez