Use the Opta chalkboard to find the key Manchester United vs Wolves stats during tonight’s Premier League match at Old Trafford.
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Manchester United vs Wolves Opta Stats
Our fantastic UK data insights team (you may know them as OptaJoe) have prepared 10 need-to-know pre-match facts ahead of the Man Utd vs Wolves game, tonight.
• Manchester United have lost just one of their last 12 home league games against Wolves (W8 D3), going down 1-0 in January 2022.
• Having been unbeaten in their first four Premier League meetings with Man Utd following their return to the division in 2018 (W1 D3), Wolves have now lost five of their last six against the Red Devils.
• This is the fifth time in their history Manchester United are beginning a top-flight campaign with a game on a Monday. They’ve gone on to win the title on three of the previous four occasions they’ve done so (1907-08, 2010-11 and 2012-13), failing only in 1912-13 when they finished fourth.
• No team has won their opening Premier League game more often than Manchester United (20), though the Red Devils have lost on MD1 in two of the last three seasons. They lost at home to Brighton in their first game last season, last losing their opening league game in consecutive campaigns since 1972-73/1973-74.
• Wolves have lost their opening league game in each of the last two seasons, last doing so in three consecutive campaigns between 1988-89 and 1990-91.
• Since losing to Brighton on the opening weekend last season, Erik ten Hag’s side are now unbeaten in their last 18 Premier League home games (W15 D3), conceding just eight goals in this run. They’ve won their last six in a row at Old Trafford, last having a longer streak between May-November 2017 (8).
• Wolves are winless in their last eight Premier League away games (D2 L6), losing the last four in a row by an aggregate score of 15-1. It’s their longest losing run on the road since their return to the top-flight, last losing more consecutively in the competition between September-December 2011 (6).
• Manchester United conceded fewer home goals than any other side in the Premier League last season (10), while only Nottingham Forest (11) scored fewer away from home than Wolves (12) last term.
• Man Utd’s Marcus Rashford scored 20 goals in 30 games at Old Trafford in all competitions last season, with Erling Haaland (35) the only Premier League player to net more home goals.
• Bruno Fernandes has scored in each of his last three appearances for Man Utd in all competitions, last netting in four consecutively in November 2020. However, he’s only faced West Ham (10) more often without finding the net for the Red Devils than he has Wolves (6), though he has provided three assists against them.