United 2 Anderlecht 1 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts
Following the nervy victory over Anderlecht, at Old Trafford, a victory that saw Manchester United reach the semi-final stages of the Europa League, our heads dived into the record and form books to bring you a raft of interesting facts.
• The win, against Anderlecht, extended Jose Mourinho`s current winning run of home victories in European games to 9, Mourinho has won all 6 European games played at Old Trafford this season.
• The defeat Anderlecht suffered, makes it 18 games on English soil for the Belgian side, they have never tasted victory and their record now stands at 16 lost and 2 drawn.
• Manchester United, with the victory, extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 26 games, of which 17 have been won and 9 drawn. The run is the longest since October 2011 when the club went 37 games unbeaten.
• Although Anderlecht exited the Europa League, the Belgian side have managed 23 goals in the Europa League, only Genk and Roma can beat that figure with 25 and 24 respectively.
• In scoring the opening goal of the second leg, Henrikh Mkhitaryan made it 5 goals in his last 6 appearances in the Europa League.
• For the second time this season Henrikh Mkhitaryan has scored, in all competitions, goals in 3 consecutive games.