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PSG v United: 10 essential pre-match stats

Manchester United face a tough task against Paris Saint-Germain tonight (Wednesday), but the Reds can draw inspiration from other teams who, in recent years, have qualified for the Champions League quarter-finals after losing the first leg of their last-16 tie.

Here are all of the essential stats you need to know ahead of the big game at Parc des Princes...
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In the past five years PSG have twice surrendered a clear first-leg advantage. In 2014, they blew a two-goal lead against Chelsea; in 2017, they were eliminated by Barcelona.

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Since the Champions League formed in 1992, there have been 11 occasions when sides have progressed after overturning at least a two-goal deficit from the first leg.

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In 2014, we lost 2-0 at Olympiacos in a Champions League last-16 first-leg tie, only to beat the Greek side 3-0 in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford and qualify for the quarter-finals.

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We have met French opponents at this stage of the competition on three previous occasions, winning all of them on aggregate (Lille 2-0 in 2007, Lyon 2-1 in 2008 and Marseille 2-1 in 2011).

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Wednesday’s game will be our 30th meeting against a side from Ligue 1. We have won 15 of the 29 previous matches, drawing 11 times and losing on just three occasions.

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We are unbeaten in France since a 2005 defeat to Lille and have kept a clean sheet in three of our last four games in the country (1-0 v St Etienne in 2017, 0-0 v Marseille in 2011 & 1-0 v Lille in 2007).

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As a United player, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faced five Ligue 1 sides in the Champions League and scored against four of them: Monaco (1998), Bordeaux (2000), Lille (2001) and Nantes (2002).

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Since the Champions League was restructured into group stages followed by two-legged ties in 1994/95, this is the 18th time in 25 seasons that we’ve reached the first knockout round.

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We have played 17 previous ties in the first knockout round of the Champions League since 1994/95 and have qualified on nine occasions, bowing out on the other eight.

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This is our 136th away match in the European Cup/Champions League, the first of which was a 2-0 win against Anderlecht in 1956. Our overall record is W54 D39 L42 - that’s a win rate of 40 per cent!

All stats were correct up to kick-off on 6 March 2019. For innovative live stats during the game, download our Official App from Apple's App Store or Google Play.

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