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Nic Ladds 7th Dec 2009 - 15:46

Champions League Opta facts - Wednesday 9 December

Statistics and facts to help your football betting are available every week at William Hill courtesy of Opta Sportsdata, Europe's leading provider of sports performance statistics.

Wednesday 9 December

  • Lyon v Debrecen
  • Debrecen are eliminated and could end the group with zero points - this has only happened to eight teams in the groups in Champions League history before this season.
  • Debrecen have the most porous defence in the Champions League having conceded 15 goals - the record for a Group Stage is 19.
  • Lyon have won only three of their last 12 Champions League home games but they have never failed to score in their last nine outings in the competition at Stade Gerland.
  • Debrecen have drawn none of their last 15 games in all competitions.
  • Debrecen's games have seen the most goals in the Champions League this season (20).
  • Lisandro Lopez has netted seven goals in his last six competitive appearances.

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  • Liverpool v Fiorentina
  • Liverpool have not scored more than one goal in any of their five Champions League matches this season.
  • Fiorentina have won their last four Champions League matches, currently the longest run alongside Bordeaux.
  • Liverpool have always beaten Italian opposition at Anfield in the Champions League (three wins, against Roma, Juventus and Inter Milan).
  • Liverpool have scored in each of their last 12 Champions League matches played at Anfield.
  • Rafael Benitez's side are unbeaten in their last six games in all competitions but have drawn four of those.

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  • Dynamo Kiev v Barcelona
  • Dynamo Kiev will qualify for the next stage, if they beat Barcelona and Inter v Rubin Kazan ends as a draw.
  • Barcelona only need to avoid defeat by greater than a two-goal margin in order to qualify and if they win they will win the group.
  • Barcelona have allowed their opponents fewer shots on target (9) than any other team.
  • Barcelona and Dynamo Kiev have met five times in the Champions League with the Ukrainians coming out on top three times and Barcelona twice.
  • Kiev have always scored in each of their last nine Champions League home games.

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  • Inter Milan v Rubin Kazan
  • A win for either side would see them qualify for the Last 16.
  • If Kiev draw, a defeat for Inter would still see them play in the Europa League, but defeat for Rubin Kazan would see them eliminated from Europe completely.
  • All six of the goals Inter have conceded have been scored in the first half.
  • Inter Milan have failed to win their last four home Champions League games, drawing the last three.
  • Rubin are unbeaten in their last four Champions League games, with their last two outings ending goalless.

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  • VfB Stuttgart v Unirea Urziceni
  • Unirea have benefited from a league-high three own goals in the Champions League this season.
  • No Romanian side has ever beaten German opposition in the Champions League (five defeats, two draws).
  • Stuttgart are one of the five teams to have scored in all of their matches this season in this competition.
  • Vfb Stuttgart have not kept a clean sheet in their last six home Champions League games.
  • Five of Unirea's seven goals have been scored in the fifteen minutes either side of half-time.

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  • Sevilla v Rangers
  • Sevilla have converted 23% of their shots into goals, the best rate in the Champions League.
  • Sevilla have scored five headed goals in the Champions League, more than any other team.
  • The Spanish side have never lost a home match in the Champions League.
  • No Scottish team has ever won in Spain in the Champions League (four defeats, two draws).
  • Rangers have won none of their last nine Champions League fixtures.
  • Sevilla are unbeaten at the Sanchez-Pizjuan in the Champions League, winning five and drawing one.
  • Only Debrecen (15) and FC Zurich (13) have conceded more goals than Rangers (12) in this season's Champions League group stage.

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  • Standard Liege v AZ Alkmaar
  • Standard have allowed their opponents 41 shots on target against them so far, more than any other team in the tournament.
  • AZ have failed to score more than one goal in their Champions League matches.
  • Dutch sides have only claimed one win in five Champions League encounters against Belgian opposition (three defeats, one draw).
  • Standard have the lowest passing accuracy rate this season in the Champions League (70%).
  • No side has dropped more points than Liège from winning positions in the Champions League this season: six.
  • AZ are one of three teams yet to score in the first-half in the Champions League this season.

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  • Olympiakos v Arsenal
  • The seven goals Arsenal have scored in their last three Champions league matches have all been netted by midfield players.
  • The Gunners have mustered 44 shots on target, more than any other team in the competition.
  • Arsenal's Champions League record in Greece is mixed, with one win, one draw and one defeat (all against Panathinaikos).
  • Olympiakos have won just one and lost seven of their nine Champions League games with English sides.
  • 63% of Arsenal shots have been on target, a league-high.
  • Arsène Wenger has picked up only one win from four trips to Greece in European competition (3-1 against Panathinaikos, December 1998).
  • Olympiakos are unbeaten at home in all competitions this season.

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