Top five stats ahead of Manchester United's clash with Crystal Palace

Selhurst Park

Ahead of Manchester United's clash with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, we preview the best Opta stats.

Following last weekend's surprise defeat at home to West Bromwich Albion, Manchester United are now facing a nervous finish in the race for the top-four finish. Despite Crystal Palace being all-but safe from the threat of relegation, this Premier League tie will be no easy ride for Louis van Gaal’s Red Devils.

Here are the top five statistics ahead of Saturday's top-flight encounter:

2 - Manchester United have lost just two of their last 22 Premier League away games in London (W12 D8 L2), and those came against Chelsea.

8 - Palace have failed to score in eight of the last 10 meetings with Manchester United in all competitions.

11 - Manchester United have won 11 and lost none of the last 13 league meetings with Crystal Palace.

4 - Manchester United have kept clean sheets against Palace at Selhurst Park in each of their last four visits in all competitions.

6 - Six of Crystal Palace's last eight Premier League goals have been scored (3) or assisted by (3) Glenn Murray.

Bonus: The Eagles have won a league-high 18 points from losing positions in the Premier League this season.

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