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28 Nov 2017 by TSZ

Premier League In Focus – Watford vs Manchester United Preview

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When? Tuesday 28th November, 20:00 (UK)

Where? Vicarage Road

What channel is it on? BT Sport 1

Are tickets still available?

Watford & Manchester United - https://www.livefootballtickets.com/fixtures/watford-v-manchester-united-tickets-english-premier-league.html

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Watford W1, Manchester United W4
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Watford W1, Manchester United W7
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Watford W5, Manchester United W18, D5

Both teams come into this game having won successive Premier League fixtures.

Watford have lost 12 of their last 13 meeting with Manchester United across all competitions.

In their last six meetings at Vicarage Road between the two clubs, there have been at least 2.5 goals scored per game.

Watford have scored at least two goals in seven of their last eight Premier League matches.

21 points from 13 games marks Watford's joint-best ever start to a top-flight season, equalling the tally in their first ever such campaign in 1982-83, when Graham Taylor’s side finished second.

Brazilian Richarlison has been involved in seven of Watford’s Premier League goals this season (four goals, three assists).

Watford’s Will Hughes has scored in back-to-back league games for the first time in his career after goals against West Ham and Newcastle in the past fortnight.

Manchester United are undefeated in 34 of their last 38 Premier League matches.

Manchester United have conceded just six goals this season, their lowest total after the first 13 league games of the season since 2007-08.

Jose Mourinho's men have recorded a clean sheet in 26 of their 51 Premier League matches since the start of 2016-17 - more than any other side.

Manchester United have scored 28 goals in the Premier League this season, averaging 2.2 goals per game.

They are also the second most efficient team in front of goal, as they require just 6.7 shots per goal in the Premier League this season.

Manchester United have the sixth highest average possession in the Premier League this season at 54.1%, while they have the third highest passing accuracy at 83.5%.

MEMORABLE MEETING
Watford’s only victory over Manchester United in the Premier League came last season when they ran out 3-1 winners at Vicarage Road. Two late goals would give the Hornets all three points in front of their own fans.


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