Manchester United vs Sevilla : Stats and Facts


Ahead of Sevilla and Manchester United’s Champions League last-16 clash, we take a look at some interesting stats and facts about both teams.

This will be the first competitive meeting between Sevilla and Manchester United.

Manchester United have not scored more than one goal in any of their past 14 Champions League encounters with Spanish opposition (seven goals total).

Sevilla have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League for the fourth time in five appearances but have never progressed further than the last 16, while Manchester United are in the knockout stages of the competition for the first time since 2013-14.

Sevilla have never kept a clean sheet in the Champions League knockout stages (six games) but have also won two of their three home games (lost one).

Sevilla have won 72% of their home games in the Champions League (13 out of 18), the third highest tally after Real Madrid (76%) and Barcelona (73%) among teams to have played at least 15 home games in the competition.

Sevilla have won only two of their six games so far this season in the Champions League, the lowest tally among the 16 teams left in the competition.

Manchester United won five of their six group games this season, their highest tally in the Champions League since 2007-08.

Sevilla conceded 12 goals in this season’s six group games, the highest tally amongst the 16 clubs left in the competition.

Manchester United have won only one of their last six Champions League knockout games (3-0 v Olympiakos in March 2014), drawing two and losing three.

Wissam Ben Yedder has scored 50% of Sevilla’s goals in this season’s Champions League (six out of 12). Of all players of the progressed teams, only Cristiano Ronaldo has netted a greater proportion of his side’s goals in the group stages (53%).

Jose Mourinho will attempt to become the first manager to win the Champions League with three different clubs (after Porto in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010)

 

 


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