Here are five key stats to digest...
1) Samuel Eto'o has had more than four attempts on goal in five games this season, and not scored once in those matches... until yesterday.
|Player||Match||Matchday||Goals||Total Scoring Att||Mins|
|Samuel Eto'o||Everton vs Chelsea||04||0||6||90|
|Samuel Eto'o||Newcastle vs Chelsea||10||0||4||28|
|Samuel Eto'o||West Ham vs Chelsea||12||0||4||79|
|Samuel Eto'o||Chelsea vs Swansea||18||0||4||90|
|Samuel Eto'o||Chelsea vs Man Utd||22||3||4||79|
2) Manchester United's wingers were successful in just two of the 16 attempted crosses they made.
|Player||Team||Total Cross||Accurate Cross|
|Adnan Januzaj||Man Utd||8||1|
|Luis Antonio Valencia||Man Utd||4||0|
|Ashley Young||Man Utd||4||1|
3) Michael Carrick played 14 long balls, more than he has in any other game this season. In the six games in which Carrick has made the most - United have lost four of them, against Chelsea, West Brom, Liverpool and Tottenham.
|Player||Match||Matchday||Team||Accurate Long Balls|
|Michael Carrick||Chelsea vs Man Utd||22||Man Utd||14|
|Michael Carrick||Man Utd vs West Brom||06||Man Utd||12|
|Michael Carrick||Sunderland vs Man Utd||07||Man Utd||12|
|Michael Carrick||Man Utd vs Crystal Palace||04||Man Utd||11|
|Michael Carrick||Liverpool vs Man Utd||03||Man Utd||8|
|Michael Carrick||Man Utd vs Spurs||20||Man Utd||7|
4) Michael Carrick made a game-high eight interceptions, Chelsea made 11 as a team in total. Carrick has only bettered this in one game this season.
|Michael Carrick||Man Utd vs Crystal Palace||04||11|
|Michael Carrick||Chelsea vs Man Utd||22||8|
|Michael Carrick||Swansea vs Man Utd||01||6|
|Michael Carrick||Man Utd vs West Brom||06||5|
5) Oscar made just 16 passes, the second fewest in a game in which he has started for Chelsea all season. Below is a table displaying his five least pass happy games this season.
|Oscar||Spurs vs Chelsea||06||Chelsea||15||83|
|Oscar||Chelsea vs Man Utd||22||Chelsea||16||68|
|Oscar||Chelsea vs Man City||09||Chelsea||29||90|
|Oscar||Chelsea vs Liverpool||19||Chelsea||30||90|
|Oscar||Chelsea vs Swansea||18||Chelsea||31||67|
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