FOOTBALL - Manchester United beat Aston Villa 4-0 to reach 82 points from 34 PL matches. This equals their highest total from 2006/07. Read on for some more Facts & Figures on the match.
> Manchester United have set a new PL record by scoring in their 47th consecutive home match. The last time they failed to score at Old Trafford was against today’s opponents Villa (0-1) in Dec 2009.
> Man Utd have won all 7 of their PL home matches in 2012, conceding only 1 goal in their 2-1 win vs Liverpool.
> Wayne Rooney scored twice to lift his tally to 24 PL goals this season. He needs 2 more goals to equal his best PL season 2009/10 (26 goals).
> Danny Welbeck scored his 8th PL goal of the season. Man Utd have won all 8 matches in which he has scored this season.
> Paul Scholes has not lost a PL match against Aston Villa since August 1995 (3-1). After this match BBC pundit Alan Hansen famously said “You don’t win anything with kids”.