Premier League In Focus – Stoke vs Manchester United Preview

When? Saturday 9th September, 17:30 (UK)

Where? Bet365 Stadium

Where can I watch it? BT Sport 1

Are tickets still available?

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STATS & FACTS
Last five head-to-head meetings - Stoke W1, Manchester United W1, D3.

The last five matches between these two clubs have produced 11 goals, an average of 2.2 per game.

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United side go into this fixture sitting at the top of the table with maximum points.

Their three wins from the opening three matches have seen them score 10 goals while keeping three clean sheets in the process. The Red Devils have scored an average of 3.33 goals per game during this spell.

Stoke have only managed two goals this season in comparison, with strikes from Jese and Peter Crouch. However, those goals have earned Mark Hughes’ men four points.

Jose Mourinho has yet to beat Stoke since being in charge of Manchester United, as both matches last season ended in 1-1 draws.

The 1-1 draw at Old Trafford was the first time that Stoke City had avoided defeat in their nine Premier League visits to that ground.

There have been 106 matches between the two clubs; Stoke have won 28 of them, while Manchester United have won 43 (35 draws).

In the Premier League era, Stoke have only won two of the 18 matches that have been played while Manchester United have won 12 of them (four draws).

MOST MEMORABLE MEETING
The last time Stoke beat Manchester United was back in December 2015, and it would be a Boxing Day to remember for the Potters as goals from Bojan and Marko Arnautovic sealed all three points in a 2-0 victory.