Bayern Munich welcome Manchester United to the Allianz Arena for the Champions League quarter-final second leg. The Germans already hold one foot into the semi-finals through the away goal from the first leg 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. (Bayern Munich see off challenge from Manchester United to win 3-1)
BAYERN MUNICH STATS
1- Bayern Munich’s defeat to Augsburg on Saturday was their first league loss since October 2012, a run of 53 games.
2- Bayern are yet to beat an English team at home this season, losing to Manchester City and drawing with Arsenal – however, in both cases the result was enough to see them progress.
3- Munich have not lost a Champions League knock-out tie over two legs since March 2011, when the went out on away goals to Inter.
4- Bayern have only failed to score in one of their last 28 Champions League matches, but this came against English opposition (Arsenal in March 2013).
5- Bayern have won six and drawn two of their last eight matches in the CL knockout stages, but the last team to defeat them in the knock-out stages were English (Arsenal – 0-2 in March 2013).
6- Bayern Munich have failed to win just four of their last 18 Champions League games at the Allianz Arena (W14 D2 L2) – but all four of these games have been against English sides.
7- Bayern have drawn the first leg of a European knockout tie 1-1 away from home on 11 previous occasions and have going progressed to the next round in all 11 of those ties.
8- Bayern have averaged 69.8% possession in the Champions League this season and they managed a possession figure of 74.2% at Old Trafford in the first leg.
9- No side has won more penalties than Bayern Munich in the Champions League this season (4), but they have only scored two of these.
10- Arjen Robben has won all four of these penalties – no other player has won more than two.
11- Franck Ribery has created more goalscoring chances than any other player in the Champions League this season (23).
MANCHESTER UNITED STATS
1- Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney has eight assists in this year’s Champions League, more than any other player. However he has only scored twice.
2- United have the Premier League’s best away record this season, although their only Champions League defeat this season came in the away leg of their tie with Olympiakos
3- The 16 goals that United have scored in their nine Champions League games is the joint lowest of the quarter-finalists – tied with Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund.
4- Manchester United have kept a clean sheet in five of their nine Champions League games this season; no side has kept more.
5- Since the 1999 Champions League final, Man Utd have won just one of their seven Champions League encounters with Bayern Munich (W1 D3 L3).
6- Manchester United have scored in each of their last 15 Champions League meetings with German clubs, but the last one to stop them scoring was Bayern in March 2002.
7- The Red Devils have won just one of their last six Champions League away games (D3 L2), but this victory did come in Germany, courtesy of a 5-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen.
PAST THREE MEETINGS:
Manchester United 1 (Vidic) Bayern Munich 1 (Schweinsteiger), Champions League, April 2014
Manchester United 3 (Gibson, Nani 2) Bayern Munich 2 (Olic, Robben), Champions League, April 2010
Bayern Munich 2 (Olic, Ribery) Manchester United 1 (Rooney), Champions League, March 2010
Manchester United’s only hope of silverware hangs in this game’s balance. Bayern Munich are the only obstacle stopping David Moyes win his first competition. Can the Red Devils steal a win to dethrone the Champions League winners?