GIGGS: BARCA WON’T
BENFICA v MAN UTD Tonight, 7.45pm – ITV1
RYAN GIGGS insists Manchester United can beat their Barcelona hoodoo as they prepare to have another crack at the Champions League. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men have lost two of the
last three European finals to the Catalan giants.
Pep Guardiola’s men have got even stronger this summer after signing Cesc Fabregas and Alexis Sanchez. But, as United prepare to kick off their own campaign at Benfica, Giggs (left) maintains the Nou Camp outfit don’t scare Fergie’s boys.
“It’s difficult to bridge the gap because they are such a good team, but it’s not impossible,” he said. “Teams have beaten them. We beat them three years ago.
“In terms of personnel it’s not too different from then.
“What they have is the experience and confidence of winning things. We have to overcome that.
“If we come up against them again, we’ll be