The Catalonian giants are seen as the favourite to progress to the semi-finals, but under new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the Red Devils have flourished under a new style of play, which has seen their defensive organisation and searing pace on the break come to the fore.
United have allowed the fewest goal-ending high turnovers in the UCL this season, and they rank first for direct speed (1.66m/sec) as they look to capitalise after soaking up pressure.
Their counter-attacks usually prove productive; United boast the second-highest converison rate on Europe's grand stage (60%).
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