Everything you need to know about FC Porto v Manchester United

Everything you need to know about FC Porto v Manchester United

Post by no_entry_spamme » Tue, 24 Feb 2004 23:27:42

Tomorrow...be patient dude!

Everything you need to know about FC Porto v Manchester United

Post by no_entry_spamme » Wed, 25 Feb 2004 21:15:05


> Tomorrow...be patient dude!

Here you go...

FC Porto (Portugal) v Manchester United (England)

Wednesday, Feb 25, KO 1945 GMT, Estadio do Dragao (new stadium)

Champions League 2nd round, 1st leg

Head-to-head record:

Played: 4

Manchester United: 2
Porto: 1

Draws: 1

Previous meetings:

Cup Winners Cup 2nd round 1977-78:

Porto 4 Manchester United 0

Manchester United 5 Porto 2

Champions League quarter-final 1996-97:

Manchester United 4 Porto 0

Porto 0 Manchester United 0


Last six European home matches: WLWLWW

Last home defeat: 1-3 v Real Madrid CL 1/10/03

Leading CL scorer in current squad: Deco 5

Leading European scorer for Porto in squad: Derlei 13

All-time leading scorer: Mario Jardel 19

Coach: Jose Mourinho

Record v English clubs: P12 W2 D4 L6 F12 A19

Home to English clubs: P6 W2 D4 L0 F8 A1

CL/European Cup appearances: 19

Quarter-finals: 6

Semi-finals: 2

Finals: 1

Champions: 1

Champions League 2003-04:

Group phase:

A v Partizan Belgrade (Serbia&Montenegro) 1-1 Costinha

H v Real Madrid (Spain) 1-3 Costinha

A v Olympique Marseille (France) 3-2 Maniche, Derlei, Alenichev

H v Olympique Marseille (France) 1-0 Alenichev

H v Partizan Belgrade 2-1 McCarthy 2

A v Real Madrid 1-1 Derlei

P6 W3 D2 L1 F9 A8

Curious fact: The last three matches in Porto involving English clubs
ended in 0-0 draws, including United's visit in the 1996-97

Manchester United:

Last six European away matches: WLLLWW

Last away win: 1-0 v Panathinaikos CL 26/11/03

Leading CL scorer in current squad: Ruud van Nistelrooy 34 (including
8 for PSV Eindhoven)

Leading European scorer for United in squad: Van Nistelrooy 28

All-time leading scorer: Denis Law/Van Nistelrooy 28

Coach: Alex Ferguson

Record v Portuguese clubs: P11 W8 D1 L2 F31 A16

Away to Portuguese clubs: P5 W2 D1 L2 F8 A10

CL/European Cup appearances: 15

Quarter-finals: 12

Semi-finals: 8

Finals: 2

Champions: 2

Champions League:

Group phase:

H v Panathinaikos (Greece) 5-0 Silvestre, Fortune, Solskjaer, Butt,

A v VfB Stuttgart (Germany) 1-2 Van Nistelrooy pen

A v Rangers (Scotland) 1-0 Neville P

H v Rangers 3-0 Forlan, Van Nistelrooy 2

A v Panathinaikos 1-0 Forlan

H v VfB Stuttgart 2-0 Van Nistelrooy, Giggs

P6 W5 D0 L1 F13 A2

Curious fact: United have reason to be wary of their visit to
Portugal. They lost 4-0 to Porto in the 1977-78 season and suffered
their worst European defeat - 5-0 to Sporting Lisbon - in 1963-64.