United's Blind equals impressive season record; Wayne Rooney breaks worrying duck

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Following Manchester United's 2-1 Premier League defeat to Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium, we bring you all the best Opta Stats.

Here are the top five statistics from Saturday's encounter:

1 - Swansea City have done the double over Manchester United for the first time in their history. The Swans have now won three of the last four games versus the Red Devils.

2 - Only Cesc Fabregas (15) has assisted more goals than Angel Di Maria (8) in the Premier League this season. The Argentine midfielder provided the final pass for Ander Herrera's first-half strike on Saturday.

  PositionTeamAppearancesAssists
Cesc Fàbregas MF Chelsea 23 15
Leighton Baines DF Everton 22 8
Ángel Di María MF Man Utd 18 8
Gylfi Sigurdsson MF Swansea 22 8
Stewart Downing MF West Ham 25 7

3 - This display saw Daley Blind equal the current season-best for total interceptions made in one appearance. The Dutchman broke down Swansea's advances an impressive nine times. 

  TeamMatchInterceptions
Daley Blind Man Utd Swansea vs Man Utd 9
Curtis Davies Hull City West Brom vs Hull City 9
Ahmed Elmohamady Hull City Sunderland vs Hull City 9
Laurent Koscielny Arsenal Arsenal vs Man City 9
James McArthur C. Palace Leicester vs C. Palace 9

4 - It took Wayne Rooney 560 minutes to manage his first shot on target in the Premier League in 2015. The United skipper recorded three attempts versus Swansea, hitting the target on one occasion. 

5 - This is the first time the Red Devils have conceded two goals in a single game (all competitions) for the first time since October, a run of 21 games.

Bonus: Marcos Rojo won a whopping 11 aerial duels on Saturday, the same number as the entire Swansea side combined.

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