UNITED ENDED SWANSEA’S HOODOO: Manchester United defeated Swansea City for the first time in four attempts under Louis Van Gaal after losing the other three previous attempts by 2-1 score-line. The win is also via a 2-1 score meaning all four games have ended by a 2-1 score line.
ROONEY’S MILE STONE: Wayne Rooney is now clear of Denis Law as Manchester United second leading scorer of all time and also Premier League second highest goal scorer of all time behind legendary striker, Alan Shearer. Rooney now has 188 premier league goals; 72 behind Shearer and 238 goals for Manchester United, 11 behind Sir Bobby Charlton’s all time Manchester United record.
UNITED’S FAILURE TO SCORE IN THE FIRST HALF CONTINUES: Manchester United have failed to score in the first half at Old Trafford for the 9th consecutive game running, the last time the Red Devil’s scored in the first half was against Wolfsburg in the UEFA Champion’s league and it was a Juan Mata’s penalty.
UNITED AVOIDED GOING 9 GAMES WITHOUT A WIN: Manchester United avoided going 9 games without a win in all competition with a 2-1 win against boogie side Swansea City; their last victory came against Watford at Vicarage road; drawing 4 times against PSV Eindhoven(0-0),Leicester City (1-1).West Ham United (0-0) and Chelsea (0-0) while losing 4 times to Wolfsburg (3-2), Bournemouth (2-1), Norwich City (1-2) and Stoke City (2-0).