Monday 11 December 2017

Manchester United v Chelsea in numbers

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, pictured, and Diego Costa have each scored 17 goals so far this season
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, pictured, and Diego Costa have each scored 17 goals so far this season

Premier League leaders Chelsea travel to Old Trafford on Sunday to take on Manchester United and their two-time former manager Jose Mourinho.

Here, Press Association Sport picks out the key numbers behind the story.

50 - this will be the 50th time the sides have met in the Premier League, Chelsea winning 17 and United 13 with 19 draws.

12 - number of matches since United have won the fixture, in all competitions, dating back to October 2012.

56.25 - percentage of matches United have drawn at home in the Premier League (nine from 16).

68.75 - percentage of away matches Chelsea have won in the Premier League (11 from 16).

19 - difference between Chelsea's goals scored this term (65) and United's (46).

17 - the tally of the top scorers from each team, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Diego Costa.

13 - clean sheets by Chelsea, just one more than the Red Devils.

18 - Chelsea's points cushion over United in the current table.

16 - United's points cushion over Chelsea at the end of last season.

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