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12 Things You NEED To Know Manchester United vs Norwich City

The Norwich City players covered a total of 125,306m (77.86miles) in Monday night’s 2-1 win against Sunderland

During their 1-1 draw at Stoke City last weekend, the Manchester United players covered a total of 100,409m (62.39miles). This was 20,260m less than the total distance covered by the Stoke team in the same game

David Fox was the Norwich City player to cover the most ground (12,535m/7.79miles) during the game against Sunderland, closely followed by Bradley Johnson (12,517m/7.78miles) and Wesley Hoolahan (12,471m/7.75miles)

Fox was also the Norwich City player to have the top speed measured during the game, being clocked at a fastest of 11.49 metres per second (25.70MPH)

Darren Fletcher was the Manchester United player to cover the most ground (11,866m/7.37miles) during he game against Stoke City, followed by Nani (11,008m/6.84miles) and Anderson (10,925m/6.79miles)

Ashley Young is currently third in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index, behind only his teammate Wayne Rooney and Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero

Young has hit the target with 71.43% of his 14 shots this season and has two goals in 510 minutes of Barclays Premier League action for Manchester United this season

Young has also contributed the most assists this season in the Barclays Premier League with six. David Silva and Samir Nasri of Manchester City both have four assists each

Young has also completed the most dribbles (30) of all players in the Barclays Premier League this season, one completed dribble ahead of his teammate Nani
Fulham’s Damien Duff is the only player to have completed more crosses (30) than the 25 that Ashley Young has completed already this season

Bradley Johnson had an average speed while the ball was in play against Sunderland of 6.64MPH. This was over 1MPH more than any other Norwich City player during the game. Russell Martin was the Canaries player with the second highest average speed while the ball was in play (5.58MPH)

Defender Leon Barnett is currently the highest ranked Norwich City player on the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index. Barnett rose 64 places to 26th after his performance on Monday night against Sunderland

Against Sunderland, Barnett won each of the three tackles he entered in to during the match. Barnett is yet to lose a tackle this season and has conceded only three fouls, but has received one red card

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