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.