2 – Mark Hughes is one of only two managers to have beaten Jose Mourinho twice in the Premier League. Stoke City host Chelsea on Monday night in the final game before Christmas. The other manager to beat the Special One twice is Newcastle United's Alan Pardew.
3 – Crystal Palace striker Fraizer Campbell scored three goals in his two appearances for Cardiff City against Manchester City last season. The Eagles travel to Manchester for the opening game of this weekend's Premier League fixtures.
3 – Sunderland have won the last three Tyne-Wear derbies and are unbeaten in the last five. Newcastle are the hosts on Sunday where the Black Cats were triumphant 3-0 winners last season.
6 – Hull City have collected the fewest points in home matches so far this season. Steve Bruce's side will be hoping to improve their tally when they host Swansea City this weekend.
10 – Stoke City are without a clean sheet in their last 10 Premier League games. They play host to the Premier League's top scorers on Monday.
12 – Wayne Rooney has scored more Premier League goals against Aston Villa than he has against any other side. Manchester United travel to Villa Park on Saturday.
37 – Aston Villa have won just one of their last 37 Premier League matches against United (D9, L27).
100% – The Red Devils are the only side to have won their last six Premier League games.
103 – United have taken more points from fixtures against Villa than any side has against any other in Premier League history.