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.