Manchester United who reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after suffering a scare in the Round of 16, now face the daunting task of battling Bayern Munich. United overcame a 2-0 deficit from the first leg against Olympiakos to reach the quarter-finals after a 3-0 victory in the return leg. They welcome the newly crowned Bundesliga champions to their home. (Read: Manchester United vs Bayern Munich match report)
Manchester United who picked up a confidence boosting win at Old Trafford against Aston Villa will be hoping that they can take advantage of the the first leg meeting being at Old Trafford. Whereas Bayern Munich are on a terrifying run where they are unbeaten for more than 50 games in the Bundesliga.
MANCHESTER UNITED STATS
1- Manchester United have kept a clean sheet in five of their eight Champions League games this season; no side has kept more.
2- Since the 1999 Champions League final, Man Utd have won just one of their six Champions League encounters with Bayern Munich (W1 D2 L3).
3- However, Manchester United have won their last five Champions League matches against German opposition, two of which came against Bayer Leverkusen this season.
4- Manchester United have scored in each of their last 14 Champions League meetings with German clubs, but the last one to stop them scoring was Bayern in March 2002.
5- Bayern have managed the highest average possession figure in the CL this season so far (69.3%).
6- The Red Devils have won all four of their Champions League games at Old Trafford this season, keeping a clean sheet in each of the last three.
BAYERN MUNICH STATS
1- Bayern have won six and drawn one of their last seven matches in the CL knockout stages, but the last team to defeat them in the KO stages were English (Arsenal – 0-2 in March 2013).
2- Bayern Munich have won seven successive Champions League away games and are unbeaten in their last nine away in the competition (W8 D1).
3- Bayern have only failed to score in one of their last 27 Champions League matches, but this came against English opposition (Arsenal in March 2013).
4- Bayern have attempted the most shots at goal (117) and on target (65) in the Champions League so far this season.
5- No side has won more penalties than Bayern Munich in the Champions League this season (4), but they have only scored two of these.
6- Arjen Robben has won all four of these penalties – no other player has won more than two.
7- Franck Ribery has created more goalscoring chances than any other player in the Champions League this season (21).
Will David Moyes face another humiliation at Old Trafford? Or will he manage to gain something against an unstoppable Bayern Munich?