Wednesday 18 October 2017

Tottenham v Manchester United in numbers

Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham side are 12 points better off than Manchester United
Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham side are 12 points better off than Manchester United

Manchester United travel to Tottenham on Sunday, looking to shore up their own European push and put a final dent in Spurs' title challenge.

Here, Press Association Sport picks out some of the key numbers behind the match.

50 - This fixture reaches its half-century in the Premier League era, with Manchester United winning 32 of the previous 49 and Tottenham just six.

47 - United's net goal difference in those 49 games, scoring 88 and conceding 41.

32 - Combined clean sheets between the sides this season (Tottenham 17, United 15), who sit first and second on the Premier League list.

21 - League goals by Tottenham's top scorer Harry Kane. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 17 is United's best.

12 - Points separating the sides, with Tottenham in second and United fifth going into the weekend.

9 - Extra games United have played in all competitions this season, 59 to Spurs' 50.

4 - Seasons since United last won at White Hart Lane, a 3-1 success in March 2012.

0 - Home games lost by Spurs in this season's Premier League.

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