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Jon Riley 1st Apr 2013 - 14:00

Champions League Opta Facts - QF First Legs

 

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Paris SG v Barcelona

  • The only previous Champions League encounter between PSG and Barcelona was in the quarter-finals in March 1995. The French club won 3-2 on aggregate.
  • The last two Champions League /European Cup finals played at Wembley have both been won by Barcelona (1992 and 2011).
  • PSG are unbeaten at home in their last 23 games in European competition, qualifiers included (15 wins, 8 draws). Their last defeat dates back to 23 November 2006 in the group phase of the UEFA Cup, against Hapoel Tel-Aviv (2-4).
  • PSG have won 15 of their 21 home games in the Champions League (two draws, four defeats).
  • PSG are unbeaten in their last six Champions League games (five wins, one draw).
  • Barcelona have always scored against French opposition in the Champions League (10 games).
  • Barcelona have only won three of their last 14 away games in the knockout stages of the Champions League.
  • PSG have conceded only five goals in eight Champions League games this season, only Juventus have a better defensive record in the competition this season (four goals). They have never conceded more than one goal in the competition this season.
  • All 17 of PSG's goals in the Champions League this season have been scored from inside the box, more than any other side.
  • All 15 of Barcelona's goals in the Champions League this season have been scored from open play.
  • Barcelona have averaged 74.4% possession in the Champions League, more than any other side. They have completed 6,073 passes, that's 2,858 more than PSG (3,215).
  • Ezequiel Lavezzi has scored five goals in his last four Champions League games. He's PSG's top scorer in the competition this season.
  • Lionel Messi has scored 58 goals in 76 Champions League games. Only Raul has netted more (71 goals, in 142 games). He's been directly involved in five of Barça's six away goals in the Champions League this season (three goals, two assists).
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored only four goals in 28 Champions League games in the knockout phase.

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Bayern Munich v Juventus

  • Bayern Munich and Juventus have met six times in the past, always in the Champions League. The Bavarians have won two whilst Juventus have won three with only one game ending in a draw.
  • Bayern Munich have won 16 of their last 19 Champions League games played at the Allianz Arena.
  • Bayern Munich have the joint-best attacking record in the Champions League this season (18 goals in eight games), alongside Real Madrid.
  • Only Arsenal have stopped Bayern Munich from scoring in the Champions League this season.
  • Bayern Munich have conceded the fewest shots on target in the Champions League this season (22).
  • Juventus and Borussia Dortmund are the only teams unbeaten in the Champions League this season.
  • Juventus have won their last five Champions League games, which equals their best run in either the European Cup or Champions League.
  • Juventus have the best defensive record in the Champions League this season, having conceded only four goals in eight games.
  • Juventus haven't conceded a goal in their last five games in the Champions League, the longest run in the competition this season. Arsenal hold the record with 10 consecutive clean sheets in 2005/06.
  • Juventus have lost seven of their last eight away games in the knockout stages of the Champions League.
  • Juventus have only failed to score once in fifteen Champions League games against German opposition (v Bayern Munich in September 2009).
  • Bayern Munich have had 10 different goalscorers in the Champions League this season, more than any other side.
  • No player has featured in more Champions League games since 2010/11 than Manuel Neuer: 32 (20 with Bayern Munich, 12 with Schalke).
  • Claudio Marchisio has been directly involved in four of Juventus' seven goals away from home in the Champions League this season, scoring once and delivering three assists.

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Malaga v Borussia Dortmund

  • Malaga have never lost at home in European competition (qualifiers excluded): six wins, three draws.
  • Borussia Dortmund have only won one of their eight away games in Spain in European competition, back in October 1996 (1-0 v Atletico Madrid). They then went on to win the Champions League.
  • Malaga have only won one of their last five Champions League games (2-0 v Porto).
  • Malaga are the only team yet to concede a first-half goal in the Champions League this season.
  • Borussia Dortmund are one of two teams unbeaten in the Champions League this season with Juventus.
  • Borussia Dortmund have never failed to score in the Champions League this season.
  • Borussia Dortmund's four away games in the Champions League this season have produced 15 goals (nine for, six against).
  • Borussia Dortmund have picked up the joint-fewest bookings in this season's competition: only six in eight games. They haven't picked up a single one in the last three games.
  • Borussia Dortmund have averaged 43.3% possession in the Champions League this season, the lowest ratio among the eight teams left in the competition.
  • Jürgen Klopp has used the fewest players in the Champions League this season among the eight teams left in the competition (20).
  • Isco has completed the most dribbles among the players from the eight teams left in the Champions League this season (22).
  • Isco's three goals in the Champions League this season have all been scored at the Rosaleda.
  • All three of Marco Reus' Champions League goals this season have come away from home for Borussia Dortmund.
  • Mario Götze has been involved in six of Dortmund's last 10 Champions League goals, scoring twice and delivering four assists.
  • Mats Hummels and Neven Subotic, Dortmund's centre-backs, have made the most clearances this season in the Champions League (76 and 71 respectively).

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Real Madrid v Galatasaray

  • The only previous encounter between Real Madrid and Galatasaray in the Champions League took place in April 2001 at the quarter-final stage - both teams won their home game but it was Real Madrid who went through 5-3 on aggregate.
  • Galatasaray hadn't reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League since 2000/01 when they were eventually knocked out by Real Madrid.
  • Galatasaray have never won in Spain in the Champions League (two draws, six defeats, five goals for, 17 against).
  • Real Madrid have the joint-best attacking record in the Champions League this season (18 goals in eight games), alongside Bayern Munich.
  • Real Madrid have only failed to score once in their last 33 Champions League games, against Barcelona in Santiago Bernabeu in April 2011.
  • Real Madrid have had the most shots in this season's Champions League (176, that's 60 more than Galatasaray).
  • Real Madrid have failed to keep a clean sheet in the Champions League this season (11 goals conceded). The Merengues have the worst defensive record among the eight teams left in the competition this season.
  • Galatasaray are unbeaten in their last six Champions League games (four wins, two draws).
  • Galatasaray have won their last three away games in the Champions League (against Cluj, Braga and Schalke), their best ever run in the competition.
  • Galatasaray have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 12 away games in the Champions League.
  • Galatasaray have the weakest attacking record among the eight teams left in the Champions League this season with 11 goals in eight games.
  • Galatasaray have struck the woodwork seven times, more than any other side in the Champions League this season. The ex-Real Madrid midfielder Hamit Altintop has been the most unfortunate (three shots against the woodwork).
  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Burak Yilmaz are this season's top scorers in the Champions League with eight goals apiece.
  • Yilmaz has netted 73% of Galatasaray's goals in the competition this season (eight out of 11).
  • Ronaldo has had 58 shots in the Champions League this season, that's 20 more than any other player (Messi 38).


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