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Match facts: CFR Cluj v Man. United

Published: Saturday 29 September 2012, 2.45CET
Match facts: CFR Cluj v Man. United
Rafael Bastos struck both goals as CFR defeated Braga on matchday one ©Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Saturday 29 September 2012, 2.45CET

Match facts: CFR Cluj v Man. United

CFR Cluj

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Vasile Maftei is available again having served a one-game suspension on matchday one.

• Rafael Bastos' two goals on matchday one make him the competition's joint top scorer along with Oscar (Chelsea FC), Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona), Henrik Mkhitaryan (FC Shakhtar Donetsk) and Isco (Málaga CF). 

• CFR's victory in Braga marked only the third time a Romanian side had won away from home in the UEFA Champions League group stage. Only FC Steaua Bucureşti (4-1 at FC Dynamo Kyiv in 2006) and CFR (2-1 at AS Roma in 2008) had previously done so.

• CFR have scored 47 goals in UEFA competition.

Summer transfers
In
Mário Felgueiras (SC Braga)
Ivo Pinto (UD Leiria, loan)
László Sepsi (FCM Târgu Mureş)
Diogo Valente (A. Académica de Coimbra)
Matías Aguirregaray (CA Peñarol)
Saša Bjelanović (Hellas Verona FC)
Luís Alberto (SC Braga)
Solomon Enow (Parma FC, loan)*
Adam Vass (Brescia Calcio)*
Ciprian Deac (FC Schalke 04)*
Jorge Martínez (Juventus, loan)*
Matteo Lignani (AS Livorno Calcio)*
Adofo Godfred (Parma FC)*

*not in UEFA Champions League squad

Out
Renan (UC Sampdoria)
Beto (SC Braga)
Sixto Peralta (CD Universidad Católica)
Paul Stefan Batin (FC Braşov)
Roberto De Zerbi (released)
Edimar (Rio Ave FC, loan)
Lionn (Rio Ave FC, loan)

Miscellaneous
• Matías Aguirregaray was shown a straight red card just after the hour in Saturday's 5-1 win against an ACF Gloria 1922 Bistriţa side themselves down to ten men since the first half.

• Ioan Andone's side won 2-0 against third-tier ACS Berceni in the Romanian Cup round of 32 on 26 September.

• CFR lost to Romanian Cup holders FC Dinamo Bucureşti in the Super Cup on 14 July, succumbing 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw.

• Deac (knee ligaments), Vass (broken foot), Bakary Sare (broken leg) and Ronny (ligaments) have all been left out of CFR's UEFA Champions League squad after picking up major injuries in the opening month of the season.

Manchester United

UEFA Champions League statistics
• United have won 99 games in the UEFA Champions League, group stage to final.

• This is United's 17th successive UEFA Champions League group stage campaign.

• Ryan Giggs has scored in a record 16 different UEFA Champions League seasons. He is also the competition's oldest scorer, at 37 years and 289 days.

• United committed 21 fouls on matchday one, more than any other side.

Summer transfers
In
Robin van Persie (Arsenal FC)
Shinji Kagawa (Borussia Dortmund)
Nick Powell (Crewe Alexandra FC)
Alexander Büttner (Vitesse)
Ángelo Henríquez (Club Universidad de Chile)*

*not in UEFA Champions League squad

Out
Dimitar Berbatov (Fulham FC)
Ji-Sung Park (Queens Park Rangers FC)
Michael Owen (Stoke City FC)
Paul Pogba (Juventus)
Tomasz Kuszczak (Brighton & Hove Albion FC)
Fábio (Queens Park Rangers FC, loan)
Ben Amos (Hull City AFC, loan)

Miscellaneous
• United lost 3-2 to Tottenham Hotspur FC on Saturday; their first home league defeat of 2012.

• Wayne Rooney (thigh) returned from a month out as United beat Newcastle United FC 2-1 in the League Cup third round on 26 September. They will travel to Chelsea FC in the fourth round in the week commencing 29 October.

• Nemanja Vidić will be unavailable until the end of November because of a knee injury.

• Chris Smalling was ruled out for ten weeks after having an operation on a metatarsal injury on 21 July.

• David de Gea is likely to be on duty as Spain take on Denmark in the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-offs. The first leg is in Burgos on 11 October.

• Debutant Robbie Brady, not in United's UEFA Champions League squad, set up two goals and scored one himself as the Republic of Ireland defeated Oman 4-1 in a friendly at Fulham FC's Craven Cottage on 11 September.

• Joshua King made his debut for Norway as a second-half substitute during their 2-0 FIFA World Cup qualifying loss to Iceland last month.

• Anders Lindegaard signed a new four-year contract on 3 August.

Last updated: 29/09/12 23.26CET

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