Juventus v Manchester United facts

Juventus acquire aged rivals Manchester United to Turin for a initial time given 2003 wanting usually a indicate to make certain of reaching a turn of 16 for a fifth year in a row.

• Paulo Dybala’s 17th-minute idea during Old Trafford on matchday 3 valid adequate for Juve to make it 3 wins out of 3 in Group H – substantiating a five-point pillow over second-placed United.

• Juventus will therefore be by if they equivocate better on matchday four, and reliable in initial place if they win. United can ill means a second defeat, meanwhile, with Valencia dual points behind and Young Boys a indicate serve back.

Previous meetings
• Before matchday three, a many new of a sides’ 12 past contests came in a 2002/03 second organisation stage, when United won both games – 2-1 in Manchester and 3-0 in Turin. Both sides would swell to a quarter-finals, though while that was where United’s debate ended, Juve went all a approach to a final, losing on penalties to AC Milan behind during Old Trafford.

• Prior to losing on matchday three, United had won a final 3 matches between a clubs – a run that started with a famous quip in a semi-final second leg of their winning 1998/99 campaign. After a 1-1 pull in England, Juve looked set to strech a final interjection to Filippo Inzaghi’s early double in Turin, though United strike behind to win 3-2 on a night and 4-3 on aggregate, going on to kick Bayern München in thespian resources in a final.

• The teams met 8 times between 1996 and 2003, all in a UEFA Champions League. Juventus won 3 of a initial 4 in that method (L1) though were though a win in 4 (D1 L3) before to this season’s victory. Juve also won a initial 4 matches between a clubs in Turin, though have mislaid a final two.

• Overall Juve have 6 wins to United’s 5 with dual draws – a Bianconeri scoring 16 goals, one some-more than their English rivals.

Highlights: Manchester United 0-1 Juventus

Highlights: Manchester United 0-1 Juventus

Form guide
• The Bianconeri are still to concur in Group H carrying won all 3 games; usually Borussia Dortmund, in Group A, have also kept 3 purify sheets in this season’s competition. Juve overcame a first-half exclusion of former United brazen Cristiano Ronaldo to win 2-0 during Valencia on matchday one, Miralem Pjanić scoring both goals from a chastisement spot. A Dybala hat-trick hermetic a 3-0 better of Young Boys in Turin on matchday two.

• Juventus claimed their seventh unbroken Serie A pretension in 2017/18, and are in a UEFA Champions League organisation theatre for a 19th time overall. They final unsuccessful to strech a turn of 16 in 2013/14.

• In final season’s UEFA Champions League, Juve finished second to Barcelona in their territory before ousting Tottenham in a turn of 16 (2-2 home, 2-1 away). Their deteriorate looked to be over when they went down 3-0 during home to Real Madrid in a quarter-final initial leg – a repeat of a 2017 final, won 4-1 by a Spanish side – usually for Juve to measure 3 times in a return. Ronaldo, however, had a final word opposite his stream club, converting a chastisement low into combined time to finish Juve’s campaign.

• That Madrid better finished Juve’s 27-game dominant home run in UEFA foe (W16 D11), dating behind to a 2-0 retreat opposite Bayern in Apr 2013. Those are their usually two  European defeats in 34 matches during a Juventus Stadium (W20 D12).

• Juve picked adult 7 points during home in final season’s organisation stage, violence Olympiacos 2-0 and Sporting CP 2-1 and sketch with Barcelona (0-0) and afterwards Tottenham. However, a Young Boys win on matchday one this deteriorate finished a three-match run though a win in Turin (D2 L1).

• Juve are on a nine-match (W5 D4) dominant run opposite Premier League clubs, winning 5 of a final six. United’s 2003 win in Turin was Juve’s final home better opposite English opponents; their record given is W3 D5.

• Winners in 1985 and 1996, Juventus have played in 9 European Cup finals – losing a record seven, including all of their final five.

Giggs, Del Piero, Zidane: Great goals

Giggs, Del Piero, Zidane: Great goals

Manchester United
• Having eased to a 3-0 feat during debutants Young Boys on matchday one, United were hold to a goalless home pull by Valencia in their second fixture.

• The Juve tie means United have unsuccessful to measure in dual unbroken European games for a initial time given matchdays 5 and 6 of a 2012/13 UEFA Champions League. They have not left 3 European games though a idea given 2005/06, when they drew a vacant on matchdays three, 4 and five.

• Second in final season’s Premier League, United are in a organisation theatre for a second year using and a 22nd time altogether – fewer usually than a 23 participations of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Porto.

• José Mourinho’s side finished tip of their territory in 2017/18 forward of Basel, CSKA Moskva and Benfica, though afterwards bent out in a initial knockout round, losing 2-1 on total to Sevilla (0-0 away, 1-2 home) in a final 16.

• The Red Devils have mislaid 4 of their final 23 European matches, home and divided (W14 D5).

• United have mislaid usually one of their final 10 European divided games (W6 D3), surrender usually 4 goals during that duration and never some-more than one in any match.

• The English bar are dominant in their final 4 divided games opposite Italian clubs (W2 D2), a many new a 3-2 win during AC Milan in a 2009/10 UEFA Champions League turn of 16 initial leg (7-2 aggregate). The matchday 3 retreat opposite Juve finished United’s eight-match dominant run (W6 D2) opposite Serie A sides, home and away, given a 3-0 detriment during Milan in a 2006/07 semi-final second leg. 

The best matchday 3 saves

The best matchday 3 saves

Links and trivia
• Cristiano Ronaldo was a Manchester United actor between 2003 and 2009, scoring in a club’s feat in a 2008 UEFA Champions League final – nonetheless he also had a chastisement saved in a shoot-out. He won 3 Premier League titles, a FA Cup and dual English League Cups, scoring 118 goals in 292 appearances for United.

• Paul Pogba left United for Juventus in 2012, returning to Manchester in 2016. He scored 28 goals in 124 Serie A games for Juve, winning a Scudetto in any of his 4 seasons and appearing in a 2015 UEFA Champions League final.

• José Mourinho was manager of Internazionale Milano between 2008 and 2010, winning dual Serie A titles and a UEFA Champions League in 2009/10 to finish a treble. His record opposite Juve as Inter manager was W3 D1 L1.

• Mourinho was manager of Ronaldo and Sami Khedira during Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013, and Juan Cuadrado during Chelsea in 2015.

• Have also played in Italy:
Matteo Darmian (Milan 2006–09, Padova 2009/10, Palermo 2010/11, Torino 2011–15)
Alexis Sánchez (Udinese 2008–11)
Sergio Romero (Sampdoria 2011–13 2014/15)

• Have also played in England:
Wojciech Szczęsny (Arsenal 2009–15, Brentford 2009/10 loan)
Emre Can (Liverpool 2014–18)
Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea 2015)

• Have played together:
Medhi Benatia Alexis Sánchez (Udinese 2010/11)
Wojciech Szczęsny Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal 2014/15)
João Cancelo Victor Lindelöf (Benfica 2012–14)
Juan Cuadrado Nemanja Matić (Chelsea 2015)
Douglas Costa Fred (Shakhtar 2013–15)

• International team-mates:
Blaise Matuidi Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial (France)
Paulo Dybala Marcos Rojo, Sergio Romero (Argentina)
Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli, Federico Bernardeschi, Mattia De Sciglio, Mattia Perin, Daniele Rugani Matteo Darmian (Italy)
Alex Sandro, Douglas Costa Fred, Andreas Pereira (Brazil)

• Pogba scored in France’s FIFA World Cup final feat opposite Croatia in July, Mario Mandžukić scoring both a idea and an possess idea for Croatia. Blaise Matuidi was also in a France line-up.

• Mandžukić scored a extra-time leader in Croatia’s semi-final opposite an England side featuring Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young and Marcus Rashford.

• Ronaldo scored a hat-trick past David de Gea as Spain and Portugal drew 3-3 in a World Cup organisation stage.

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