- 9Danny Graham
Hull vs Man Utd
Hull have conceded only three goals in eight Barclays Premier League home games this season.
In fact, Hull have the best home defence in the Premier League this season (three goals conceded).
Manchester United have won the last seven matches in all competitions against Hull.
The last time this fixture was played Wayne Rooney scored all four in a 4-0 win for the Red Devils at Old Trafford in January 2010.
Manchester United have won 16 of the last 17 games they have played on December 26, with the defeat away Middlesbrough in 2002 the exception.
Hull’s only previous Premier League game on December 26 was a 5-1 defeat at Man City which saw then-manager Phil Brown conduct the half-time team talk on the pitch.
Danny Welbeck has scored in successive PL games for the first time since April 2012.
Welbeck has not scored in three successive Premier League appearances since November 2010 (playing for Sunderland) – the only previous time that he has managed this.
Wayne Rooney (149 goals for Man Utd) is one goal away from becoming only the second player in Premier League history to reach the 150 goal mark for a single Premier League club (Thierry Henry – 175 for Arsenal).
Of current Premier League sides, Hull City have the lowest points per game record in December (0.80 - 12 points from 15 games).