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West Ham United v Manchester United – In Numbers

West Ham United and Manchester United meet at The Chigwell Construction Stadium this afternoon with both sides looking to collect points for different reasons.

Three points for the home side would be their first maximum return this season while visitors Manchester United will be keen to record a victory which will keep the pressure on the sides above them in the Barclays FA Women’s Super League table.

Ahead of the match, FA Women’s Super League Full-Time have been looking at the facts and figures behind the two sides as we summarise West Ham United v Manchester United ‘in numbers’.

9 – Manchester United currently lead West Ham United by nine points in the Barclays FA Women’s Super League table.

7 – Two goals in the last seven minutes saw West Ham United come from behind to defeat Manchester United 3-2 at Rush Green in December.

53 – Two goals in the first 53 minutes from Manchester United’s Jess Sigsworth saw the then-tier two side defeat West Ham United 2-0 in a 2018/2019 FA Women’s Continental League Cup quarter-final tie at The Leigh Sports Village.

89 – West Ham United forward Leanne Kiernan was sent-off in the 89th minute when the two sides last met at Rush Green in December.

4 – Four players go into the match having scored two goals in this season’s Barclays FA Women’s Super League. That quartet are West Ham United’s Kenza Dali and Kirsty Hanson, Jane Ross and Ella Toone of Manchester United.

15 – Despite their 3-2 defeat in their last meeting with The Hammers, Manchester United recorded 15 attempts on goal.

11 – West Ham United’s goal has been breached on 11 occasions more than Manchester United’s so far this season.

2 – Two players have scored own goals so far this season, those being West Ham United’s Grace Fisk and Manchester United’s Abbie McManus.

This afternoon’s meeting is scheduled to kick-off at 12.30pm and will be screened live on the BBC Red Button and on the FA Player.

 

Statistics: FBREF

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