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Twelve statistics that highlight how much pressure David Moyes in under

Published 06/01/2014 | 13:57

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Manchester United manager David Moyes walks off the pitch dejected after the final whistle during the FA Cup Third Round match at Old Trafford

It has been a difficult start to life at Old Trafford for David Moyes and these 12 statistics illustrate the seriousness of the situation at Manchester United.

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Seventh in the league and dumped out of the FA Cup at the first hurdle, he will point to a Capital One Cup semi-final and a safe passage to the knock-out stages of the Champions League as grounds for optimism, but the stats don’t make for good reading from a Manchester United perspective.


Time Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United went out of the FA Cup at the third round stage in 27 seasons in charge.


Time David Moyes's Manchester United have gone out of the FA Cup at the third round stage in one season in charge.


Games United have lost at home this season, including four of the past six matches at Old Trafford. They have lost to West Brom, Everton, Newcastle, Tottenham and Swansea.


Years since United lost five home games in a season to domestic opposition.


Swansea's win at Old Trafford on Sunday was their first ever.


United's current league position, seventh, is their lowest at this stage of the season since 1989-90.


League defeats so far this season after 20 games. In the last three seasons in their entirety they lost five (2012-13), five (2011-12) and four (2010-11).


United have taken 34 points from their 20 Premier League games. Over the last 10 years they have averaged 45 points from their first 20 league games.


The last time United took so few points from the start of a Premier League season was 21 years ago.


Points Moyes's former club Everton have taken so far this season, four more than United. Only once in Moyes's time at Everton did they take so many points from their first 20 games, back in 2004-05.


First-team player David Moyes has signed for Manchester United this season, Marouane Fellaini for £27.5 million.


Goal scored by Fellaini this season ... for Everton.

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