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Basel v United - Fascinating Facts

Basel v United - Fascinating Facts

Ahead of our trip to take on Basel, in Switzerland, we`ve cobbled together a few fascinating facts for your perusal.

• The two sides have met on 5 previous occasion in European competition. United have won 2, Basel have won 1 and the other 2 fixtures have been draws.

• United`s only defeat to the Swiss side came in December 2011 when they were beaten 2-1 in Switzerland, it was also the last time the two clubs met on Basel soil.

• In 13 fixtures between English sides and Basel, on Swiss soil, no English side has ever managed to keep a clean-sheet.

• In United`s 20 previous Champions League campaigns, Manchester United have reached the knockout stages on 16 occasions

• Manchester United`s last 9 Champions League fixtures have produced 6 wins, 2 draws and just 1 loss.

• When it comes to scoring in Champions League fixtures, Paul Pogba has scored just 2 goals in 33 games.

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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Wednesday November 22 2017
Time: 12:22PM

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