10 notable stats from Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Arsenal

Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal was a frenetic game. It was one Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were disappointed not to win.

With just nine points from seven games, this is United’s worst start to the season for 30 years.

But what about the match itself? There is a lot to unpack. Here are 10 notable statistics from the end to end clash…

  • Scott McTominay’s goal was his first for Manchester United at Old Trafford. His previous two were away at Wolves, and Huddersfield.
  • United had 16 shots in total. Just four were on target.
  • Andreas Pereira had more shots than any United player, with four attempts on goal. One was on target.
  • Paul Pogba completed more passes (62) than any player on the pitch.
  • Jesse Lingard touched the ball only 24 times in 73 minutes.
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  • Axel Tuanzebe made three interceptions, more than any United player.
  • Ashley Young attempted 10 crosses. Four were successful. No other United player completed a cross.
  • David de Gea completed more passes (21) than Andreas Pereira (19) and Jesse Lingard (20). Both players were substituted after 73 minutes. Fred completed 14 passes in just 17 minutes.
  • Scott McTominay made more tackles than any United player, with four.
  • Even including the substitutes, only four players did not attempt a shot at goal. They were Axel Tuanzebe, Ashley Young, Victor Lindelof and Jesse Lingard.
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