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Manchester United 11 incredible stats from last night’s derby.

Manchester United 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City was neither dramatic nor shocking. Considering that less than a month ago, they had just been crushed by Liverpool with a 5-0 score

as always, the picture of the Red Devils game being inferior to Pep Guardiola’s team in every move

and to make it clear Even more – here are 11 stats that are hard to believe from last night’s Manchester derby.

Manchester United have scored more shots on target against themselves (2) than they did against Manchester City (1)

Manchester United only touched the ball four times in their opponent’s box. That’s the smallest number ever recorded by Opta’s initial record in 2000

City completed 753 passes – the most any team has done in the Premier League against United since Opta began recording passes. Ball in 2004

Manchester City’s back four made 331 passes, while all five United’s backs (including substitute Alex Telles) completed 169 passes.

All 10 of the away team’s 10 outfield players touched the ball more than any United side

Cristiano Ronaldo touched the ball 27 times, in contrast to City’s Bernardo Silva. 86 times

Joao Cancelo has provided 4 assists in the past week. That’s more than Jadon Sancho, Luke Shaw, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Jesse Lingard and Mason Greenwood combined over the course of last season.

United have now failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 14 home games in all competitions. Longest run since 1959

Manchester United have lost more home games (9) than Crystal Palace (8) since the start of last season

21% of their home defeats. United in the history of the Premier League was born in the era of Solskjaer.