Crystal Palace won this exact fixture 1-0 on the final day of last season, their first home league win over Manchester United since May 1991 (D4 L9 in between).
Manchester United have lost three of their last six league games against Crystal Palace (W2 D1), as many as they had in their previous 31 (W22 D6). They lost 1-0 against the Eagles last time out in May but have never lost consecutive league games against them before.
Manchester United have lost three of their last five Premier League games in London (W1 D1), as many as they had in their previous 20 visits to the capital (W11 D6). However, they did win their last such game 2-1 at Fulham thanks to a 90th minute winner from Alejandro Garnacho.
Crystal Palace have lost their last two home Premier League matches without scoring a goal and shipping seven themselves. They haven’t lost three in a row at Selhurst Park without scoring since September 2017.
Manchester United have won five of their last eight away Premier League gaems (D1 L2), after losing seven in a row before this. They are looking for three consecutive away league wins for the first time since a 10-game winning run between June and December 2020.
Crystal Palace have lost by 3+ goals without scoring in their last two home Premier Legue games (0-3 vs Fulham, 0-4 vs Spurs). Only two teams in Premier League history have done so in three home games in a row within a single season: West Brom (four in a row in 2020-21) and Norwich (three in 2022).
Manchester United have won each of their last nine games in all competitons, their longest such run since January 2017. They last had a longer run between January and February 2009 (11 in a row).
Crystal Palace’s Wilfred Zaha has scored three Premier League goals against Manchester United-one more will make him the outright top scorer against them among players to have previously played for the Red Devils in the competition.
Man Utd’s Christian Eriksen has been directly involved in 11 Premier League appearances against Crystal Palace, scoring three and assisting four times. In fact, Eriksen has had a hand in a goal in each of his last three Premier League outings at Selhurst Park (one goal, two assists).
Marcus Rashford has scored in each of his last seven appearances for Manchester United in all competitions, netting eight goals in total. The last Manchester United player to find the net in eight consecutive appearances was Ruud van Nistelrooy in May 2003 (ten in a row)