In few hours, Manchester United are playing away against Valencia at Mestella. Sir Alex traveling squad will be looking to record their first away victory after three draws against Fulham, Everton and Bolton. A first win in the Champions League will boost the team motivation before a tricky away test against Steve Bruce side next week.
Before the game kickoff, TrulyReds.com would like to share with you some information and videos about previous games between United and Valencia;
United had 6 meetings against Valencia (excluding friendlies). On 15 September 1982, the two teams played at Old Trafford the 1st leg of UEFA Cup 1st Round. The game ended goalless. The 2nd leg was on 29 September 1982 at Mestella (It was called Luis Casanova that time). Valencia won 2-1 and Bryan Robson scored for United.
United best results against the Spanish side came on 8 December 1999 in the UEFA Champions League. At Old Trafford, the treble holder crashed Valencia with three goals scored by Roy Keane, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Paul Scholes .
The other three games ended with draws, two of them were goalless. Andy Cole scored the only goal during the last meeting between the two clubs in the Champions league nine years ago.
Now, it is video time with highlights from last season friendly and 1999 Champions league game: