Wigan v Manchester United: Every key stat you need to know

Manchester United faced off with Nottingham Forest on Saturday, looking to capitalise on their huge 3-2 win over Aston Villa last time out.

But when all was said and done, United fell to a 2-1 defeat. The Red Devils are next in action on Monday Wigan in the FA Cup and are 2/7 favourites with bet365 to pick up the win.

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Wigan v Manchester United stat pack

Prior to the game, several interesting stats surrounding the two sides have emerged:

  • This is the second FA Cup meeting between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United, with the Red Devils winning 4-0 in the fourth round in 2016/17.
  • Manchester United have won 18 of their 19 meetings with Wigan in all competitions, with the exception being a 1-0 away loss in the Premier League in April 2012.
  • Since the start of the 2013-14 campaign, their first season after relegation from the Premier League, Wigan have won more FA Cup ties against Premier League opponents than any other side from outside the top flight (6).
  • Manchester United have been knocked out in just two of their past 38 FA Cup third-round ties, with both defeats in that run coming in home games (against Leeds United in 2010 and Swansea in 2014).
  • Wigan have won their past five FA Cup games played on a Monday, most recently a 1-0 win over Manchester City in February 2018.
Josh Barker

Josh Barker

Middlesbrough fan from the North East of England. @JoshBarker979 on Twitter.