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  • A Yahoo! User Feb 2, 2010 04:18 Flag

    stats-the season so far

    Rooney is the top scorer in the Premiership with 20 goals. He equalled the tally of the highest scorer of last season, Nicolas Anelka, after just 23 games.

    Only Cesc Fabregas has more assists than Ryan Giggs in the league this season, although Fabregas has had far more minutes on the pitch.

    Manchester United have the second best home record in the league, winning 10 of our 12 games and picking up a total of 31 points, 3 less than Chelsea.

    Dimitar Berbatov has lost 2 tackles this season, putting him on a par with Robin van Persie. Rooney (5), Drogba (5), Tevez (6) and Dirk Kuyt (16) have all lost more.

    Antonio Valencia makes the top ten for his number of assists this season and has scored more goals than James Milner, Aaron Lennon, Ashley Young, Shaun Wright-Phillips and Joe Cole.

    Our player with the most fouls to his name is Patrice Evra with 27. 48 players in the league have committed more fouls than him, including Andrey Arshavin, Peter Crouch, Didier Drogba, Kieran Richardson, Carlton Cole and obviously, Kevin Davies.

    Manchester United have the best away record in the league, winning 7 of our 12 games on the road and picking up 22 points.

    Despite committing just 20 fouls, ranking him 95th, on a par with Dimitar Berbatov, of the most fouls committed this season, Paul Scholes has the second highest number of yellow cards. Tim Cahill, who is 6 fouls short of committing treble the amount of Scholes, has 2 fewer bookings.

    Patrice Evra is our most fouled player after being fouled 37 times, which is more than Wright-Phillips, Torres or Tevez.

    On average, Manchester United have scored 2.33 goals per game (0.54 more goals per game than last season) which puts them behind Chelsea (2.47 goals a game) and Arsenal (2.50 goals a game).

    Last season, 4 of Ronaldo’s 18 goals came from penalties. This season, 4 of Rooney’s 20 goals have come from penalties.

    Manchester United have won all 15 games where they have scored first, scoring 48 and conceding 7. They have won just 2 of the 9 games they have played when the opposition scored first.

    If games finished at half time, United would be 5th on 38 points. We have secured an additional 15 points in the second half of games.

    Only Frank Lampard (71) has created more chances than Antonio Valencia (59) this season.

    Manchester United have a better record than any other side against teams in the top half of the table, winning 7 of the 11 games played.

    Patrice Evra has played in all 24 of our league games this season.

    The most popular time for United to score this season has been between 76 and 90 minutes, with 15 goals being scored in this time. Rooney has scored 5 goals during this time period.

    Wayne Rooney and Dimitar Berbatov are our most fouled forwards with 22 each.

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