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Stats Corner - West Ham 1 - 2 Manchester United

by Michael Ferger 24 days ago in premier league

A crazy Premier League encounter and here are the numbers that came with it

Jesse Lingard scored the winner against West Ham United on the weekend

It was an intriguing encounter with some downright crazy moments. Ultimately Manchester United came out on top but it could have gone either way. Here are the stats from the Premier League encounter between West Ham United and Manchester United.

West Ham United Statistics

West Ham have now lost their last three Premier League matches against Manchester United

Before this game, West Ham United had gone seven matches unbeaten in the Premier League (Won: 4; Drawn: 3), the longest ever run in the competition for the Hammers since the club went 10 games unbeaten from February to April 2016

Since leaving Manchester United in 2014, David Moyes has failed to beat Manchester United in any of his eight games against the Red Devils in all competitions (Played: 8; Won: 0; Drawn: 2; Lost: 6)

The Hammers have only won 27.47% of their matches when Michail Antonio hasn’t started, managing only 25 victories in 91 matches

Saïd Benrahma scored his third league goal of the season with only his fifth shot on target, only Michail Antonio has scored more goals for West Ham, than the Algerian this season (four goals in four matches)

Saïd Benrahma has West Ham’s best goals per shot ratio in the Premier League this season, scoring a goal every 0.27 shots (3 goals in 11 goal attempts)

Saïd Benrahma scores a goal 60% of the time when he gets the ball on target in this season’s Premier League, he has scored three goals in five attempts on target; only Aaron Cresswell (100%) and Pablo Fornals (67%) have a better ratio for West Ham

Saïd Benrahma has scored and assisted five goals (3 goals and 2 assists) in five Premier League matches this season

Mark Noble had only had seven touches of the ball in the Premier League this season before taking the decisive penalty against David de Gea; this was only the fifth time in all competitions that he did not convert a penalty in his career (34 penalties scored in 39 attempted penalties)

Manchester United Statistics

This victory over West Ham United, meant that Manchester United have gone unbeaten in 29 Premier League away matches, the longest ever run without defeat on the road in English league history

In those 29 Premier League away matches, Manchester United have only conceded 20 goals, keeping 13 clean sheets

Manchester United have now defeated West Ham United in their last three Premier League encounters, the last time they won three in a row against the Hammers was in September 2014

Manchester United are now 17 matches unbeaten when playing a league game on a Sunday (Played: 17; Won: 12; Drawn: 5)

In the history of the Premier League, Manchester United have the highest winning percentage in matches played on a Sunday (55.03%) having won 164 matches after 298 attempts on a Sunday (please note that this statistic is only relevant for clubs that have played a minimum of ten Sunday league matches)

This victory was Manchester United’s 31st against West Ham United in the Premier League (Played: 51; Won: 31; Drawn: 7; Lost: 13)

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored six goals and assisted one in his last five Premier League matches against West Ham (this includes his first spell at Manchester United)

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored three goals from seven shots on target in the Premier League this season, a 43% conversion rate

Of the seven attempts that Cristiano Ronaldo had made in this match, five of them were on target

Jesse Lingard scored 9 goals in 16 Premier League matches on loan at West Ham last season

Jesse Lingard is one of 21 players in the Premier League, after match day 5, which have a 100% goals per shots on target ratio, having put two shots on target and scored two goals

Jesse Lingard scored his first goal against West Ham United in 9 league appearances

It took Jesse Lingard just over 450 minutes or seven and a half hours before finding the net against West Ham in the Premier League

David de Gea made his first penalty save in the Premier League in 19 attempts, having let in 18 penalties prior to the Mark Noble attempt since the 2016/17 season

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