Manchester United Champions League Shirts

Manchester United Champions League Shirts

Manchester United Champions League Shirts

The 'Red Devils', Manchester United, were pooled in Group B of the 2015/16 Champions League with PFC CSKA Moskva, PSV Eindhoven, and VfL Wolfsburg. adidas have issued the mega club with a retro themed home shirt consisting of a black body, featuring solar red flashes and a print across the chest which takes inspiration from United's 1990/92 away shirt.

2015/16 UEFA Champions League

The 'Red Devils' have won the Champions League trophy on three different occasions, a feat which only seven other clubs have achieved. The 1998/99 season saw Manchester United make history in sensational fashion, completing the illustrious 'treble' - winning the league title, domestic cup, and European trophy. The Champions League final against Bayern Munich will go down in history as one of the most dramatic matches of all time due to the nature Manchester United won by scoring two injury time goals to break the German hearts. United have since won the trophy again in 2008 beating Premier League counterparts Chelsea on penalties in Moscow.

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Then Premier League holders Manchester United played in Group A of the 2013/14 Champions League with Bayer Leverkusen, Shakhtar Donetsk, and Real Sociedad. United showed clear dominance in the group and remained unbeaten with four wins and two draws which saw them finish 1st and progress to the round of 16. Finishing top of the group gained United the favourable tie of Olympiacos however a 0-2 defeat in the first leg sent shock-waves through the club who ensured a better performance in the second leg with added help form star man Van Persie and his emphatic hat-trick which sent the club through 3-2 on aggregate. Progressing into the Quarter-finals would see United paired with Bayern Munich who would stop the 'Red Devils' in their tracks through a 4-2 win for the Bundesliga outfit over the two legs.

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Premier League giants and three time winners of the trophy - Manchester United played in Group A in the 2012/13 Champions League group stage with Galatasaray, CFR Cluj, and Braga. Thanks to Van Persie's and Javier Hernandez's important goals during the tightly contested group stage, United were able to finish in pole position and progress into the round of 16 where they were drawn against Real Madrid of whom were too strong for the English club and United were defeated 2-3 on aggregate by a Christiano Ronaldo winner at his previous ground Old Trafford.


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