Date: 24th September 2017 at 6:24pm
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After Manchester United held on, against Southampton, to take the three-points on offer, we`ve cobbled together a few post-match facts and figures.

? A total of 16 points from the first 8 games of a Premier League season, is Manchester United`s best start since the 2011 / 2012 season.

? When Romelu Lukaku netted the winning goal, it meant that he has scored 6 goals in his first 6 games in the competition for Manchester United, only Louis Saha can match that.

? This season, after 8 Premier League games, Manchester United have kept 5 clean-sheets, the most of any Premier League side.

? Similarly, Manchester United lead the way when it comes to goals conceded, just 2.

? Against Manchester United, Southampton had 14 shots compared to Manchester United`s 8, the second time Southampton have had more shots than their opponents but also failed to score.