Before our game against Benfica yesterday there were not have been too many Manchester United fans who would have believed that Sir Alex Ferguson - even with our big clash at home against Chelsea in his mind - would have made eight changes to our line-up last night.
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A stunning goal by Ryan Giggs helped earn Manchester United a point in their Champions League opener against a good Benfica side in Portugal. There was a great atmosphere in the Estadio da Luz and there’s no doubt both sets of fans went home happy knowing they had seen a good game.
Manchester Untied play Benfica tonight at the Estadio da Luz in our first Champions League group-stage game of the season, in what no doubt will be an exciting match of football.
After getting a take on our Champions League group from the view of a Benfica fan Ricardo Soares and an Otelul Galati fan Daniel Marian, I thought it would be good to finally chat to a Basel fan to find out what their thoughts are ahead of the Champions League which has started this week.
Well tomorrow of course see’s Manchester United kick-off their UEFA Champions League group-stage campaign away to Benfica. United have played Portugal’s first European Champions 7 times in the competition having won 6 out of those encounters with the other game being lost.
Manchester United of course (if you didn’t know by now) start their Champions League campaign this coming Wednesday away to Portuguese outfit Benfica with fans hoping that it will be the first step on our efforts to claim a fourth European Cup.
UEFA has published the squad lists for this season's Champions League group stages and a total of 34 players have been called-up into Manchester United's squad which was announced on Friday.
I thought it would be good at the start of every month to give my predictions on the games that Manchester United will have over the season. Here's how I can see our games in September panning out.
Of course this coming afternoon, Manchester United face Arsenal up at Old Trafford looking to make it 3 wins out of 3 in the Premier League so far. With that in mind it’s worth looking at 8 individuals who have both spent time at United and Arsenal in their careers in the game.
The Champions League draw for the compeititon's group stages were announced yesterday in Monaco with Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and new boys Manchester City representing England.