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10 Things You Need To Know: Queens Park Rangers vs Manchester United

QPR lost to Liverpool in their last Premier League outing

Alejandro Faurlin covered the most ground in that game with 5.4 miles. Faurlin’s total for the season is now 97.42 miles, meaning in his next game he will pass the 100 mile mark.

Radek Cerny earned praise from Neil Warnock having stepped in in the last three games. The Czech goalkeeper has made 19 saves in his three appearances so far this season

Shaun Wright-Phillips hit the post in that game as he continues his search for his first goal for QPR. SWP has had 32 efforts at goal so far this season, and contributed 22 dribbles and 17 crosses

United won 4-1 against Wolves with two goals a piece from Rooney and Nani

Michael Carrick covered the most ground for United in that game with 6.79 miles

Rooney’s goals were his 10th and 11th goals of the season, and helped him get top spot in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index back from rival Robin van Persie

Nani’s goals were his 4th and 5th for Manchester United and the midfielder rose 13 places in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index to 7th

Rooney hit ten shots on target in that game, the most any player has in a single game so far this season

Rooney has been both criticised and defended this week over his goals tally, yet the stats show he continues to influence his team beyond just scoring goals.

Rooney has completed 409 passes in his opponent’s half this season. To put that in context, the next highest total for a striker is Suarez’s 296 – over 100 fewer than Rooney and having played almost exactly the same minutes on the pitch

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