United won that match 2-0 against Ajax, a comfortable victory.
Spanish federation rules at that time stated that players must serve a suspension in the competition in which the offence was committed, although since March 2015 bans picked up in the Super Cup have been served in subsequent La Liga games.
'They have great players and they started very well.
Perez's comments regarding Ronaldo could be viewed as a sly dig at Barca, with Real having shown that they are capable of fending off interest in afar regardless of how much noise is made. If he is playing tomorrow, it is because he is in the coach's plans and in the club's plans and because he also has that ambition to continue in Real Madrid.
The former Manchester United star then declared at his tax trail that he wanted to return to England at some stage, fanning the transfer flames once more. What formation will the Europa League winners play?
"There were big celebrations in the dressing room, we don't get exhausted of winning", said the Frenchman after his side became the first team to retain the trophy since AC Milan in 1990.
It has similarly been suggested around Old Trafford that if they can not get Bale or Internazionale's Ivan Perisic, they will turn to trying to sign a player to work in the left wing-back role to facilitate this switch.
The Welsh global endured a frustrating campaign last season as injury restricted him to just 26 starts and he was left on the bench for the Champions League final win over Juventus.
"I left and it was hard for the others to say many good things about me". It meant a great deal for the club commercially with qualification secured for this season's Champions League. I've never spoken too much or cried or asked for anything I didn't think I deserved. I left with peace of mind, I left without want to take out the dirty linen.
"So for us to come here and do the positive things we did, I think we have to keep that positive feeling into the new season, and into the Champions League in September".
That could end up the true significance of this trip, and this match.