Manchester United

10 Things You Need To Know: Man Utd vs Wolverhampton

Man Utd recorded yet another 1-0 win in their last Barclays Premier League game against Aston Villa, with Phil Jones scoring his first senior goal in 63 appearances

Despite spending much of the season in central midfield Jones has had just 9 efforts on goal, including his goal against Villa.

Nani covered the most ground for United in that game with 6.85 miles

Nani provided the cross for Jones’ goal, and remains the most prolific crosser of the ball in the Barclays Premier League with 56 crosses delivered, above team mate Ashley Young with 45 crosses

Despite losing his top spot in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index Rooney remains the striker who has done the most for his colleagues, completing 361 passes in his opponent’s half, more than any other striker

United have scored 31 goals so far this season from 208 efforts at goal, a conversion rate of 15%. Compare this to neighbour’s Man City, who have scored 48 goals from 252 efforts, a conversion rate of 19%.

Steven Fletcher scored twice late in the second half to rescue three points for Wolves against Sunderland in their last Premier League game

David Edwards covered the most ground for Wolves in that game with 6.8 miles

Fletcher’s goals were his 4th and 5th of the season, an efficient conversion rate having had just 17 attempts at goal (29% conversion rate)

Karl Henry has the second highest average distance per game this season with 7.29 miles per game. Henry was pushed in to second place by Aaron Ramsey after last weekend’s games.

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