Manchester United v The Germans

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Manchester United take on German outfit Schalke 04 tonight in the Champions League semi-finals.

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It was against German opposition that a defining moment in United's history was witnessed, the Champions League final against Bayern Munich in 1999. Since then, Alex Ferguson's side have come up against a German side on six occasions, with mixed results.

We take a look back to see if it provides any clues to the outcome of this year's semi-final.