Here are five stats from the game to digest...
1) Wayne Rooney's two assists took his season tally to 16; he made 15 during the whole of last season.
2) Manchester United had more shots blocked (7) than West Ham managed in total (4).
3) West Ham's Matt Jarvis touched the ball just 14 times in 71 minutes.
4) Antonio Valencia was the only Manchester United midfielder not to complete a successful dribble.
5) West Ham's George McCartney was the only defender on the pitch not to make a single tackle or interception.
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