Manchester United’s unbeaten Champions League record

Champions League holders Manchester United face Villarreal CF at Old Trafford in their first Group E match on Wednesday, 17 September and they hope to extend their record home winning streak.

Quick facts:

  • Manchester United have won 12 home matches in a row, a Champions League record.
  • On 22 November 2005, Villarreal CF were the last club to leave Old Trafford without a defeat: 0-0.
  • United are currently 15 consecutive home matches without defeat.
  • Villarreal have lost their last two Champions League away matches.

Most successive home wins

# Club Start date Match which ended streak
12 Manchester United 13 Sep 2006 Still running
10 Juventus 20 Mar 1996 Juventus – Dynamo Kyiv (04 Mar 1998) 1-1
9 Real Madrid 06 Mar 1996 Real Madrid – Dynamo Kyiv (03 Mar 1999) 1-1
9 AC Milan 10 Mar 2004 AC Milan — PSV (19 Oct 2005) 0-0
8 Bayern München 03 Nov 1999 Bayern München – Helsingborgs IF (24 Oct 2000) 0-0
8 Real Madrid 03 May 2000 Real Madrid – Bayern München (01 May 2001) 0-1
7 Ajax 07 Dec 1994 Ajax – Panathinaikos (03 Apr 1996) 0-1
7 Borussia Dortmund 04 Dec 1996 Borussia Dortmund – Real Madrid (15 Apr 1998) 0-0
7 FC Barcelona 27 Oct 1999 FC Barcelona – AC Milan (26 Sep 2000) 0-2
7 Arsenal 06 Mar 2001 Arsenal – Deportivo La Coruña (12 Mar 2002) 0-2
7 Deportivo La Coruña 25 Feb 2003 Deportivo La Coruña – FC Porto (04 May 2004) 0-1

Consecutive participations in the Champions League (including 2008/2009)

# Club Nation Seasons
13 Manchester United ENG 1996/1997 – …
12 PSV NED 1997/1998 – …
12 Real Madrid ESP 1997/1998 – …
11 Arsenal ENG 1998/1999 – …
11 Olympiacos GRE 1997/1998 — 2007/2008
10 Bayern München GER 1997/1998 — 2006/2007
9 Olympique Lyon FRA 2000/2001 – …
8 Rosenborg BK NOR 1995/1996 — 2002/2003
8 Dynamo Kyiv UKR 1997/1998 — 2004/2005
7 Internazionale ITA 2002/2003 – …
7 Galatasaray TUR 1997/1998 — 2003/2004

Note: Sequences in bold are current

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