5 key stats following Tottenham's 2-0 win over Manchester United
Some interesting stats that outline Spurs' victory against United.
It was a night to relish for Tottenham as they cruised to a 2-0 win over a lacklustre Manchester United side at Wembley on Wednesday night. The loss meant that United's perfect start to the new year met its demise, whilst also snapping an eight-match unbeaten streak in the Premier League.
Tottenham pretty much controlled the game in every area of the pitch from the start to the finish, as Man Utd found themselves stifled and overrun on several occasions.
Mauricio Pochettino's men deservedly took all three points, and the win leaves them on 48 points in fifth place in the table, 20 points behind league leaders Manchester City but just 2 points behind fourth-placed Chelsea.
Here we take a look at 5 key stats from the game.
#1 Record timing
Tottenham's midfield was buzzing with verve and gusto, but no one put in a better shift than Christian Eriksen on the night. The Danish maestro was an absolute metronome in midfield, bossing the centre of the park and orchestrating his side's attacks.
The midfielder opened the scoring with a well-placed finish in the first minute, scoring in a record 11 seconds, sending the home crowd into a tizzy.