Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has been ruled out for 4-6 weeks with sprained knee and will miss both legs of their Champions League tie with Bayern Munich plus most of United’s vital run-in as they attempt to qualify for European competition next season.
UEFA Champions League
Manchester United have drawn reigning holders Bayern Munich in next month’s quarter finals of the Champions League. Read on for details of the rest of the draw and dates.
MAN UNITED 3, OLYMPIACOS 0 (United won 3-2 on aggregate) Robin van Persie’s brilliant hat trick helped Manchester United stage a great recovery and claim a place in the quarter finals of the Champions League. The Dutchman almost single handedly destroyed Olympiacos on a night when they overturned a two-goal deficit from the first leg in […]
MANCHESTER UNITED 1, SHAKHTAR DONETSK 0 Phil Jones scored the goal that secured Manchester United the top spot in Champions League Group A from a Robin Van Persie corner in the 67th minute of a poor European night. The result means United top the group and avoid a draw against a fellow group winner although […]
Joe Hart will be under intense scrutiny again after his latest high profile howler allowed Bayern Munich to open the scoring early on in their Champions League game as Manchester City went on to lose 3-1 at home to the Champions League holders.