United v Anderlecht - Fascinating Facts
Tonight Manchester United, with the Europa League quarter-final tie delicately balanced, be looking to edge past Anderlecht and reach the semi-final.
Ahead of the quarter-final second leg we`ve delved into the record and form books to bring you a few interesting facts and figures.
• Manchester United have entertained Anderlecht on three previous occasions at Old Trafford, all three games have ended in victories for Manchester United.
• Anderlecht were Manchester United`s first ever opponents in European competition back in September 1965, Manchester United ran out winners 10-0.
• The 10-0 score-line mentioned above is Anderlecht`s record defeat in UEFA competition whilst also being Manchester United record victory.
• When it comes to home games this season in European competition, Manchester United have won 5 out of 5 and have conceded just the 1 goal.
• The last time Manchester United lost a European game at Old Trafford was back in the 2012 / 2013 season when Real Madrid won 2-1. The run equates to 16 games of which Manchester United have won 13 and drawn 3.
• Anderlecht have made 15 visits to England for European fixtures and have yet to win, losing 13 and drawing the other 2.
• In 7 away games in Europe this season, Anderlecht have only been beaten on 1 occasion.