Man Utd record against Bundesliga clubs



There have been four encounters with the team from Lower Saxony in the last 11 years, with plenty of goals shared between the teams. Our first clashes came in the 2009/10 group stages, with goals from Ryan Giggs (his 150th for the club) and Michael Carrick overcoming a shock opener from future resident of Manchester Edin Dzeko. The return tie in Germany was a landmark night for Michael Owen, who scored a hat-trick for the Reds, the 3-1 win also featuring another goal for Dzeko.

Five seasons ago we met again in the group stages, with a repeat of the 2-1 Old Trafford scoreline thanks to goals from Juan Mata and Chris Smalling. However, it was a bit of a horror show in the last game of the group, with United exiting the Champions League with  a 3-2 defeat.

Wolfsburg are currently seventh in the Bundesliga.
16 May: FC Ausburg v Wolfsburg, 14:30 BST, SGL Arena.


Our first meeting with one of the giants of German football came at the semi-final stage of the Champions League in 2011, and thankfully the result didn’t go the same way as those other two last-four ties with Dortmund and Leverkusen. The first leg away in the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen put United in cruise control, a quickfire second-half salvo from Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney edging us a step closer to the final in Rome. That final berth was sealed with a dominant display at Old Trafford, the 4-1 win featuring the unlikely goalscorers Antonio Valencia, Darron Gibson and Anderson with two of his nine goals for the Reds.

Schalke 04 are currently sixth in the Bundesliga.
16 May: Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04, 14:30 BST, Signal Iduna Park.


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