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March 2014: United 3-0 Olympiakos

Season: 2013-14
Competition phase: Round of 16

Following a bitterly disappointing 2-0 defeat in the away leg three weeks earlier, United had a lot to do to progress to the quarter finals of the compeititon in 2013-14 — and it was one player’s heroics which saw them through.

Robin van Persie scored a delightful hat-trick against Olympiakos at Old Trafford to put United into the next round, where unfortunately they lost 4-2 to Bayern Munich on aggregate.