Which kit will United wear against Barcelona?

Tuesday 14 February 2023 10:56

Which kit will Manchester United wear against Barcelona on Thursday?

Many fans have been asking that question ahead of the Europa League play-off first leg at the Nou Camp, where up to 99,000 fans are expected to attend. 

The hosts will naturally wear their iconic blue-and-red home shirt: one of the most recognisable strips in football.

Barcelona’s traditional colours rule out United’s red home kit and we can therefore confirm that Erik ten Hag’s player will wear the white adidas away strip.

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United have worn white in seven previous matches against Barcelona, dating all the way back to the 1984 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup first-leg defeat at the Nou Camp.

Alex Ferguson’s men wore white in the 1991 Cup Winners’ Cup final in Rotterdam, before running out in black for the chastening European Cup defeat in 1994.
United wore white during both of our classic 3-3 draws at Old Trafford and the Nou Camp in the 1998 Champions League group stage. The same colour was preferred for the 2008 semi-final first leg, as well as the 2009 and 2011 finals.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men wore the pink away kit against the Catalan giants in 2019, hoping to replicate the miraculous performance we had seen in the previous round against PSG.
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90 in 20: Barcelona 1 United 2

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Our clash with Barcelona will be shown live on BT Sport and kick-off at the Nou Camp is scheduled for 17:45 GMT on Thursday.

MUTV will also provide exclusive build-up and post-match reaction, along with further must-see content being available on ManUtd.com and in the United App.

Our live pre-match coverage will start at 16:40 GMT, and will be followed by full radio commentary during the 90 minutes.
90 in 20: Barcelona 3 United 3 Video

90 in 20: Barcelona 3 United 3

90 in 20 | On 25 November 1998, Barcelona and United played out an iconic 3-3 draw at the Nou Camp...


Two-minute highlights of the game will be available from midnight on Friday, with extended versions being published on Saturday.

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