Australia has been certainly one of our most frequent locations for summer time excursions, with United travelling Down Beneath as lately as this July, once we performed video games in Melbourne and Perth. Our first journey to the nation got here in 1967, once we performed matches in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Adelaide and Perth. The nation additionally hosted our first video games after the well-known Treble season when, in Sir Alex Ferguson’s absence, a squad led by assistant supervisor Steve McClaren – presently again on the membership as a part of Erik ten Hag’s workers – performed twice on the iconic Melbourne Cricket Floor. Just a few months later, in January 2000, we additionally met Australian opponents in a aggressive recreation for the primary and solely time in our historical past, beating South Melbourne 2-0 within the inaugural FIFA World Membership Championship in Brazil.
We’ve but to come across a Tunisian workforce, however we’ve confronted sides from Denmark and France on many events in UEFA competitions. The Treble season noticed us drawn in the identical group as Schmeichel’s outdated membership, Brondby, who we beat 6-2 away and 5-1 at house. And in subsequent years we’ve performed Copenhagen, Aalborg and Midtjylland too – the latter have been the opposition when Marcus Rashford dramatically introduced himself at senior degree, with two Europa League targets on his United debut in 2016.
The Reds have performed towards 10 totally different French golf equipment, in the meantime, courting again to a European Cup match towards Strasbourg in 1965. There have been a number of memorable matches in France, from our 2-0 win in Montpellier en path to success within the 1991 European Cup Winners’ Cup, to Marcus Rashford’s dramatic late winner within the Parc des Princes in 2019, once we overturned Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-0 first-leg benefit to achieve the Champions League quarter-finals. Who else have we performed? Saint Etienne, Monaco, Marseille, Bordeaux, Lille, Nantes and Lyon.