PIRAEUS - Factfile on Olympiakos and Manchester United ahead of the Champions League last 16, first leg tie between the clubs on Tuesday:
Form: Given their very high standards, Manchester United are enduring a torrid season under Alex Ferguson's replacement David Moyes. Cut adrift of the top four in the Premier League, a return to next season's Champions League seems highly unlikely unless they can win the trophy for the fourth time in Lisbon in May.
At least, after winning their group ahead of a limited Bayer Leverkusen side, they appear to have been handed a reasonably kind draw in the last 16. Olympiakos are unbeaten in their domestic league and seem certain to win yet another Greek title, but this is a big step up for a side that has lost top scorer Kostantinos Mitroglou, who was sold to Fulham in January.
Olympiakos - Michel (ESP) -- 50 yrs
Manchester United - David Moyes (SCO) -- 50 yrs
Leading scorers in all competitions
Olympiakos - Konstantinos Mitroglou (17 goals), Javier Saviola (13 goals)
Manchester United - Robin van Persie (13 goals)
Domestic league performance:
Olympiakos - Top of the Greek Super League, 20 points clear of PAOK having dropped just four points all season
Manchester United - Seventh in the Premier League, 11 points adrift of the top four
European Cup/Champions League best performances:
Olympiakos - quarter-finals 1998/99
Manchester United - winners 1968, 1999, 2008
Olympiakos - 40 x Greek champions, 26 x Greek Cup winners
Manchester United - 20 x English champions, 11 x FA Cup winners, 4 x League Cup winners, 1 x Cup Winners' Cup winners, 1 x European Super Cup winners, 1 x Intercontinental Cup winners, 1 x Club World Cup winners
Olympiakos 0-2 Manchester United - 2001/02 first group stage
Manchester United 3-0 Olympiakos - 2001/02 first group stage
Manchester United 4-0 Olympiakos - 2002/03 first group stage
Olympiakos 2-3 Manchester United - 2002/03 first group stage
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