• Manchester Utd and Wolfsburg’s only previous European encounter was in the 2009/10 Champions League group stages. The Red Devils won both games (2-1 at Old Trafford, 3-1 in Germany).
  • Bayern Munich were the last German team to beat Manchester Utd at Old Trafford in the Champions League. It was in April 2001 (1-0). Since then, German opposition have drawn three and lost six of their subsequent nine trips to Manchester Utd’s ground.
  • No German team has kept a clean sheet in their last 16 Champions League games against Manchester Utd. The last side to do so were Bayern Munich in March 2002 (0-0 at Old Trafford).
  • Manchester Utd have only lost four of their last 65 Champions League games at Old Trafford (W46 D15).
  • The Red Devils have won 10 of their last 14 Champions League games against German opposition (D1 L3).
  • Manchester Utd have never lost their first two games of a Champions League campaign.
  • Wolfsburg have lost all three of their trips to England in European competition, conceding eight goals in the process.
  • Wolfsburg have only failed to score once in seven Champions League group games.
  • Wolfsburg’s record in the Champions League group stages is perfectly balanced: three wins, three defeats and one draw.
  • Anthony Martial has yet to score in the Champions League (505 minutes).
  • Julian Draxler had three shots on the opening matchday against CSKA Moscow, all three were on target including the only goal of the game.