De Gea; Rafael, Jones, Ferdinand, Evra; Valencia, Carrick, Giggs, Welbeck; Rooney, van Persie. Subs: Lindegaard, Fellaini, Fletcher, Januzaj, Kagawa, Young, Hernandez.
October 23rd 2002 Olympiakos 2-3 United UEFA report Olympiakos in danger The English side maintained their advantage at the top of Group F and lead second-placed Bayer 04 Leverkusen, who defeated Maccabi Haifa 2-1 in the other match of the section, by six points. Olympiakos – who have still not beaten English opposition for 30 [...]
October 1st 2002 United 4-0 Olympiakos Manchester United (4-4-1-1): Barthez; G Neville, Ferdinand, Blanc (O’Shea 67), Silvestre; Beckham, Butt, Veron, Giggs (Fortune, 67); Scholes (Forlan 77); Solskjaer. Olympiakos (4-5-1): Eleftheropoulos; Amanatidis (Patsatzoglou 72), Antzas, Anatolakis, Venetidis; Giannakopoulos (Edu Dracena h-t), Karembeu, Ze Elias, Djordjevic; Zetterberg, Oforiquaye (Alexandris 59). The Guardian The disparagement that has accompanied [...]
October 23rd 2001 United 3-0 Olympiakos Manchester United (4-4-1-1) : Barthez; G Neville, Blanc, Brown, Irwin; Beckham, Butt (Solskjaer, 71), Veron, Giggs; Scholes; Van Nistelrooy. Olympiakos Piraeus (4-4-2) : Eleftheropoulos; Mavrogenidis (Poursanidis, h-t), Amanatidis, Anatolakis, Kontis; Giannakopoulos (Roberts, 83), Karembeu, Patsatzoglou, Djordjevic; Ofori Quaye; Alexandris (Alvez, 61) The Guardian Manchester United walked a tightrope to [...]
October 10th 2001 Olympiakos 0-2 Manchester United Olympiakos (4-2-3-1): Eleftheropoulos; Patsatzoglou, Bermudez, Anatolakis, Venetidis; Karembeu, Kostoulas; Giannakopoulos, Zetterberg, Djordevic (Alexandris, 81min); Giovanni. Manchester United (4-2-3-1): Barthez; G Neville, Johnsen, Blanc, Irwin (Silvestre, 89); Keane, Veron (Cole, 80); Beckham, Scholes, Giggs; Van Nistelrooy (Solskjaer, 85). The Guardian Was Sir Alex Ferguson really thinking of leaving out [...]
1. When David Moyes was appointed the manager of Manchester United, our biggest concern was his lack of experience in Europe. Whilst the new manager hasn’t done as well as we would have liked in the league, our results in Europe have been spot on. Bayer Leverkusen are currently on the same points as European [...]
A few eyebrows were raised when it was spotted that Adnan Januzaj, who had a good debut appearance for the club at the weekend, was left out of our Champions League squad. However, David Moyes has revealed that the reasons for this is because the club will be able to register the 18 year-old as [...]
Shakhtar Donetsk Last season they finished top of the Ukrainian Premier League, 13 points clear of Metalist Kharkiv. Their Armenian striker, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, was the league’s top scorer with 25 goals. He has since been sold to Borussia Dortmund for £21.5m. Their manager is Mircea Lucescu, who has previously managed Galatasaray, Inter Milan and Besiktas. [...]