Manchester United were heading for third place on Monday night but for Michael Obafemi’s 96th minute equaliser at Old Trafford.
The draw versus Southampton left the Red Devils in fifth and they have since fallen four points behind third-place Chelsea following Frank Lampard’s sides 1-0 win over Norwich City the following night.
Crystal Palace welcome the record champions of England to Selhurst Park on Thursday with Roy Hodgson’s side already on their holidays it seems.
Here are 10 interesting stats ahead of Crystal Palace versus Manchester United:
1 – Manchester United have won just one of their last five Premier League games in the capital (D1, L3).
2+ – Manchester United have scored two or more goals in each of their past five games.
2 – Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s side have won back-to-back away Premier League games with a 3-0 scoreline.
3 – The Red Devils have won all three of their midweek games since the restart and all by a 3-0 scoreline.
5 – Crystal Palace head into this game on a five match losing streak.
7% – The Eagles have scored with just four of their 56 attempts on goal since the restart.
11 – Manchester United are unbeaten in all 11 of their Premier League visits to Selhurst Park (W8, D3).
14 – Bruno Fernandes has been involved in 14 goals in his first 11 Premier League appearances (7 goals, 7 assists).
80% – Crystal Palace have failed to score in four of their last five Premier League games.
440 – Only Aston Villa (475) have been awarded more free kicks than Crystal Palace this season.