Date: 19th October 2017 at 4:40pm
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Maximum points from the three Champions League Group matches Manchester United have played augers well when it comes to reaching the knockout stages.

After the 1-0 win, in Lisbon, against Benfica, we took the opportunity to dig up some facts and figures for you.

? The last time Manchester United won their opening 3 games of a Champions League campaign was way back in 2012 / 2013 when Sir Alex Ferguson was still be boss.

? Wins away to Moscow and now away to Benfica, make it the first time Manchester United have won back-to-back away games since 2012 / 2013 also.

? Benfica in 10 competitive meetings with Manchester have never kept a clean-sheet.

? The defeat Benfica suffered against Manchester United was the first time the Portuguese club have lost their first 3 games in a Champions League Group campaign.

? Benfica managed 11 shots in this fixture but not one was on target.

? Romelu Lukaku had the fewest touches of any Manchester United player, just 37, the Belgian also had just 1 shot for the second game on the bounce.