Paris vs Manchester United

Manchester United

Founded on March 5th, 1878, Manchester United is a mythical club, whose history has been written over the seasons on the national scene as well as in major European competitions. As one of the most popular clubs in the world, the institution has managed to make its Manchester United brand one of the most powerful in the world. In the course of its history, the club has won the Premier League 20 times, the Champions League 3 times, as well as 12 English Cups.

The first team is currently coached by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, former Red Devils between 1996 and 2007. The Norwegian has won the Championship 6 times as a player, as well as the Champions League in 1999 against Bayern Munchen.

If the Englishman Wayne Rooney is the club's top scorer with more than 250 goals for the Red Devils, it is the Welshman Ryan Giggs who has the most matches played with the Red shirt: 963, between 1991 and 2014.

Winners of the Champions League in 2008, the Red Devils defeated Chelsea on penalties in the final in Moscow.

The encounters

5 matchs joués

Champions League 20/21 - D5
December 2th, 2020
Champions League 20/21 - D1
October 20th, 2020
Champions League 18/19 - Round of 16
March 6th, 2019

The Parisians against Manchester United

During the 2018/19 edition of the Champions League, the two teams met in the Round of 16. Defeated by the Red and Blue at Old Trafford in the first leg, Marcus Rashford's teammates had managed to qualify thanks to their victory at the Parc des Princes in the second leg.

Following the draw made on October 1st, 2020, by Didier Drogba and Florent Malouda, the two teams meet in Group H of the Champions League, alongside RB Leipzig and Istanbul Başakşehir. On October 20th, 2020, the Parisians were receiving the Red Devils at Parc des Princes behind closed doors. After Bruno Fernandes opening score on penalty kick, Anthony Martial's auto goal gave the Red and Blue hope, before Marcus Rashford gave his team victory in the 87th minute. On the second le at Old Trafford, Marquinhos' teammates achieved an impressive performance, with a 3 - 1 victory against the Red Devils. With two goals from Neymar, and one from captain Marquinhos, the Red and Blue took the lead of the group.

With 9 points, the Red Devils ended at the 3th place of the Group H, and will compete in Europa League.

Marcus Rashford scored twice in the last 3 matches against Paris Saint-Germain.

Players to follow



Midfielder 12/02/1991
Rafael Alcantara do Nascimento, known as Rafinha, was born on February 12th, 1993 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He comes from a family where soccer is king. Son of former Brazilian international Mazinho, he is also the brother of current Liverpool player Thiago Alcantara. Trained at FC Barcelona, he made his debut with the second team from 2011, before being called up to the first team by Pep Guardiola. After a stint at Celta Vigo and Inter Milan, he joinded Paris Saint-Germain on the last day of the mercato, on October 5th, 2020.

Anthony Martial

Forward 05/12/1995
Born in Massy in the Paris region, Anthony Martial has been playing for Manchester United since his transfer from AS Monaco in the summer of 2015. If he was trained at Olympique Lyonnais, it was under the Monegasque colors that he was elected Revelation of the Year by France Football in 2015, before joining the Premier League and the Red Devils. Since his arrival in Manchester, he has won the Europa League in 2017, as well as the English Cup and the League Cup.

Old Trafford

The Theater of Dreams. Old Trafford is a unique stadium whose history is intimately linked to that of Manchester United. Inaugurated on February 19th, 1910, it is today the 3rd largest stadium in England behind that of Wembley and Twickenham.

During the 2019/20 season, the Red Devils won at Old Trafford against Manchester City (2 - 0), Tottenham (2 - 1) and Chelsea (4 - 0).

Sir Matt Busby Way
M16 0RA Manchester
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Practical information
Located south-west of Manchester, Old Trafford is served by the Altrincham and Eccles tramway lines. The Manchester United FC Halt station, open only on match days, is adjacent to the South stand. Numerous parking areas are also available in the surroundings.