- 12Marc Wilson
Stoke vs Man Utd
Defeat against Liverpool last time out ended a run of seven home games without defeat in the Barclays Premier League for the Potters (W3 D4).
Robin van Persie has scored nine goals in eight Barclays Premier League matches against Stoke City.
Defeat to Chelsea ended a run of seven games on the road without defeat for Manchester United in the league (W5 D2).
Javier Hernandez has scored five goals in seven Premier League games against Stoke.
Manchester United have won 10 and lost none of the 11 Premier League meetings with the Potters.
Since August 2011, only David Silva (30) has more assists in the Premier League than Juan Mata (28).
Robin van Persie has scored a goal in five of his last six Premier League appearances (five goals in total).
Manchester United have earned 20 points away from home this season, only Arsenal (26) and Tottenham (25) have more.
Stoke are looking to avoid losing four Premier League games in a row for the first time since February 2012.
Wayne Rooney needs one goal to become only the second player in Premier League history (after Frank Lampard) to score 10+ goals in 10 successive seasons.