Erik ten Hag’s side picked up a fourth successive Premier League win after two early goals from in-form Rasmus Højlund against Luton Town. We look back at the match at Kenilworth Road with the key Luton vs Manchester United stats.

Luton 1-2 Manchester United Post-Match Facts

  • Nine of Luton’s 14 defeats in the Premier League this season have been by a one-goal margin, with no side losing more games by a single goal than them in the competition this term (also nine for Nottingham Forest).
  • Only Manchester City and Arsenal (both 8) have won more Premier League away games than Manchester United (7) this season, with the Red Devils winning all three they’ve played on the road in the competition in 2024.
  • Manchester United have won each of their last 12 Premier League games against promoted sides, scoring 25 goals and only conceding six times. Only once previously have the Red Devils had a longer run of consecutive wins against promoted teams in the competition (17 – between November 2006 and August 2009 under Alex Ferguson).
  • Luton have scored at least once in each of their last 12 games in the Premier League – the longest run by a promoted team since Burnley between December 2016 and March 2017 (also 12). Indeed, among current Premier League sides, only Tottenham (37) are on a longer active scoring run in the competition.
  • Luton’s Carlton Morris has either scored or assisted in each of his last five appearances in the Premier League (four goals, two assists) – only Mohamed Salah, Bukayo Saka (x2), and Rasmus Højlund have had longer runs in the competition this season (all six games).
  • Rasmus Højlund scored Manchester United’s earliest ever Premier League away goal (37 seconds), as well as giving them their fastest ever 2-0 lead in an away Premier League game (7th minute).
  • Aged 21 years and 14 days, Manchester United’s Rasmus Højlund became the youngest player ever to score in six successive Premier League appearances, surpassing Joe Willock’s record (21y 272d).

Luton vs Manchester United Timeline

Luton 1-2 Manchester United Stats
Luton vs Manchester United Stats

Luton 1-2 Manchester United Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all of the Luton vs Manchester United stats from Sunday’s Premier League clash at Kenilworth Road.

The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own post-match analysis of the game.

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