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Rich 23rd Oct 2012 - 14:59

Opta Facts Champions League 23-24 October 2012

Shakhtar v Chelsea

o Shakhtar have played English opposition eight times in European competition, winning three and drawing one of their four home matches and losing three and drawing one away.
o Chelsea are the fourth different English team to be drawn against Shakhtar and the previous teams are all from London (Fulham, Tottenham and Arsenal twice).
o Shakhtar have won 12 and lost just two of their last 18 home games in Europe (excluding qualifiers), but victory over Nordsjælland on Match Day 1 ended a run of four home games without a victory.
o Shakhtar have won just two of their last 10 Champions League matches (W2 D3 L5), but are unbeaten in the last three.
o Chelsea have won five and lost none of their last eight Champions League games.
o Juan Mata and Oscar have scored with both of their two shots on target each in this season's Champions League.
o Chelsea have only won two of their last eight Champions League away games (W2 D3 L3) but those victories have come in their last three away trips.

Nordsjælland v Juventus

o Juventus have only met Danish opposition on one previous occasion, beating Hvidovre IF Kobenhavn 7-4 over two legs.
o The Italian champions have won none of their last five European matches away from home and drawn the last four in a row.
o The Italian champions have drawn their last eight matches in a row in European competition.
o Juventus have only scored nine goals in their last 12 Champions League matches.
o The Italian champions have won just two of the last 12 Champions League games (W2 D7 L3).
o Nordsjælland have conceded six goals so far, a joint-high in the Champions League this season along with Spartak Moscow and Zenit St Petersburg.
o Danish and Italian sides have played 24 games in European competition, with the Scandinavians winning just once (W1 D6 L17).

BATE Borisov v Valencia

o BATE Borisov have played six matches in Europe against Spanish opposition, losing them all.
o BATE have failed to score in their last five European games against Spanish opponents.
o Valencia have won just one of their last 10 matches in European competition away from the Mestalla.
o The Belarussian champions have blocked 17 opposition shots so far, more than any other team in the tournament.
o Only Cluj (51) and Man City (57) have allowed their opponents more shots against them than BATE Borisov (46).
o Goalkeeper Andrey Gorbunov has caught (14) and punched (9) more high balls into his penalty area than any other glovesman in the Champions League.
o BATE had won none of their six previous home games in the Champions League (D2 L4), before beating Bayern in their last outing.
o The Belarussians also double their total goal tally on home soil having scored just three goals in the previous six matches prior to their treble versus Bayern.

Lille v Bayern Munich

o Lille have played three games in Europe against German sides drawing two games against Dortmund, losing once against Aachen.
o There have been just three goals scored in Lille's three matches against German opponents, one scored and two conceded.
o Lille have won none of their last five home games in Europe (D3 L2).
o Bayern have won their last four matches in European competition against French sides without conceding a goal.
o Bayern have lost just four of their last 17 Champions League Group Stage matches away from home (W9 D4 L4).
o Bayern have won just one of their last six away games in the Champions League (W1 D1 L4).
o Mario Gomez who has scored 20 goals in his last 18 Champions League appearances.
o Lille have won just one of their last 10 Champions League matches (W1 D3 L6).

Barcelona v Celtic

o Barcelona have won 14 and lost none of their last 17 Champions League games at the Nou Camp.
o Barcelona have won four and lost none of their last seven European games against Scottish opponents.
o Barca have won four and lost just one of the eight European matches they have played against Celtic.
o Celtic have failed to score in four of their last five European games against Spanish opponents, including the last three in Spain.
o The Scottish champions have failed to score in nine of their last 13 European matches in Spain, netting just once in each of the other three games.
o Lionel Messi has scored (53) or assisted (17) 70 goals in 70 Champions League appearances.
o Barcelona have lost just one of their last 20 Champions League games (W15 D4 L1).
o Scott Brown has committed more fouls than any other player in the Champions League (8).
o Barcelona have the best passing accuracy in the opposition half (92%) while Celtic have the lowest completion rate (65%).
o 53% of Celtic's attempts at goal have come from set plays, the highest proportion in the Champions League.

Spartak Moscow v Benfica

o The last time Spartak played a Portuguese side they conceded five goals in both the home and away legs, Quarter-final Europa League April 2011.
o Benfica have won just one of their five European away games in Russia (W1 D2 L2), losing the last two.
o Spartak have won just one of the last 15 Champions League home games (W1 D5 L9).
o Spartak have earned red cards in three of their last four games in the competition.
o Benfica have committed more fouls than any other team in the competition (43).
o Benfica have won just one of their last six Champions League matches (W1 D1 L4), which includes a win and a defeat to Zenit St Petersburg.
o Only Malaga and Real Madrid (4 each) have allowed their opponents fewer shots on target against them than Benfica (5) in this season's Champions League.

Galatasaray v CFR Cluj

o Galatasaray have won four and lost none of their five European matches at home to Romanian opposition.
o Victory over Braga on Match Day One ended a run of eight consecutive defeats in European competition on the road for Cluj.
o Galatasaray have won just one of their last nine Champions League games (W1 D2 L6) and lost six of the last seven.
o Galatasaray have hit the woodwork more times than any other team so far (four).
o Cluj have suffered fewer fouls than any other side in this season's Champions League (just 15).
o This is their third Champions League campaign and Cluj have won their opening game on all three occasions, but won no other matches, drawing one and losing four of the remaining five games in their previous two appearances in the Group Stages.
o Mário Felgueiras made more saves than any other goalkeeper on Match Day One (10).

Manchester United v Braga

o Manchester United are unbeaten in their last eight Champions League games against Portuguese opposition (W5 D3 L0), but have drawn three of the last four, including the last two at Old Trafford.
o Braga have won four and lost none of their last five matches against English sides in Europe, keeping four clean sheets and conceding just one goal.
o Braga ended a run of six visits to England without a win (D2 L4) when they beat Birmingham City in last season's Europa League Group Stage.
o Braga have lost just one of their last eight European matches away from home (W3 D4 L1).
o United's woodwork has been struck three times this season, more than any other side in the Champions League.
o Robin van Persie has scored five goals in his last five Champions League appearances.
o There has been a goal scored inside the first 15 minutes in each of the last five Champions League games involving Man Utd.
o United have scored in their last 18 European matches in a row.

Porto v Dynamo Kyiv

o Porto have won six and lost just one of their eight European games against Ukrainian opposition, including three wins and a defeat to Dynamo Kyiv.
o Porto's only defeat versus Ukrainian opposition came in a home Champions League match against Dynamo Kyiv on Match Day Three in the 2008-09 season.
o Dynamo Kyiv have won none of their last six away games in European competition, failing to score in three of those games and netting just once each in the other three.
o Dynamo have won just one of their last 15 Champions League away matches (W1 D4 L10). The one victory in that run came away at Porto in October 2008.
o Dynamo have scored just six goals in their last 15 Champions League away games and failed to score in 10 of the games in that run.
o Dynamo have lost seven and won three of their 10 Champions League games against Portuguese opponents and drawn their two matches (against Braga) in the Europa League.
o Porto have kept clean sheets in their last four Champions League matches.
o Joao Moutinho has created the joint-most scoring chances in this season's Champions League (10) along with Mesut Özil.

Dinamo Zagreb v Paris St-Germain

o Dinamo have won just one and lost nine of their last 11 European home matches (excluding qualifiers).
o Dinamo have won none and lost six of their last eight European games against French opposition, including defeats in their last three on home soil.
o PSG have never played a team from Croatia in European competition.
o Dinamo Zagreb have lost 10 and won none of their last 11 matches in the Champions League.
o Dinamo Zagreb have failed to score in six of their last eight Champions League games.
o Zagreb have actually failed to score in 10 of their last 13 matches in European competition.
o Paris have won just one of their last 15 Champions League away games (W1 D5 L9).
o Zagreb have posted the best shooting accuracy percentage with 67% of their attempts finding the target, but they have fired in just six shots, fewer than any other team.
o Zagreb have conceded the fewest fouls in the tournament to date (14).
o Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored five goals in his last six Champions League Group Stage games.

Arsenal v Schalke 04

o Arsenal met Schalke in the 2001-02 Group Stage, winning 3-2 at home and losing 1-3 in Gelsenkirchen.
o Schalke have won just one of their last eight European games against English teams (W1 D1 L6), but that was their 3-1 win over Arsenal at home in September 2001.
o Schalke have failed to score in four of their last five European games against English opponents, including their last three home matches.
o All three of Aaron Ramsey's Champions League goals have been netted in the 90th minute or later.
o Lukas Podolski has scored four goals in his last three Champions League matches.
o Since losing to Inter in 2003, Arsenal have only lost two out of 43 Champions League home games and those were against other English teams.
o Schalke have won 14 and lost just four of their last 25 European matches.
o The German side have won nine and lost none of their last 13 Group matches in Europe (CL & EL).
o Arsenal have the best conversion rate in the Champions League so far, scoring with 36% of their shots.
o All three shots on target Schalke have faced so far have found the net.

Montpellier v Olympiacos

o Montpellier have won none of their last five matches at home in European competition (W0 D2 L3).
o Victory over Marseille in last season's Champions League Group Stage on Match Day Five ended a run of seven straight defeats against French opposition in Europe for Olympiacos.
o Olympiacos has scored exactly one goal in 10 of their last 12 European games against French opponents and failed to score in the other two.
o Olympiacos have only won three of their 57 away Champions League/European Cup matches, losing 44.
o Montpellier have won just one of their last 10 matches in European competition (W1 D4 L5).
o Montpellier have earned the most cards in the Champions League so far (seven yellow and one red).
o Olympiakos have scored exactly one goal in each of their last six matches in European competition.

Malaga v AC Milan

o Malaga have only conceded one goal in their six home matches in Europe.
o AC Milan have won just one of their last 11 Champions League matches against Spanish opposition (W1 D5 L5).
o Malaga have only ever lost one match in European competition, winning eight out of the 12 they have played.
o Malaga have only conceded four goals in their 12 matches in Europe.
o Malaga have allowed just four shots on target against them, the joint-fewest with Real Madrid.
o There have been six penalties scored in Milan's last nine Champions League matches, five for the opposition.
o Only Joao Moutinho and Mesut Özil (10 each), have created more scoring chances than Joaquin in this season's Champions League (9).

Zenit St Petersburg v Anderlecht

o Zenit have won four and lost one of their six European matches against Belgian opponents, including two victories over Anderlecht in the 2010-11 Europa League Group Stage.
o Anderlecht have won just two of their last 28 Champions League away games (W2 D7 L19), but have drawn three and lost only one of the last five.
o Anderlecht have won four and lost five of their 10 European games against Russian opposition in Europe, but won just one and lost three of five away trips.
o Anderlecht have won just one of the last 21 Champions League matches (W1 D5 L15).
o Zenit have won 10 and lost one of the last 14 home games in European competition.
o Anderlecht have fired in just three shots on target so far, the fewest of any team in the competition.
o The Belgian side have the worst shooting accuracy in the competition, hitting the target with just 21% of their attempts.
o Roman Shirokov has scored six goals in his last nine Champions League appearances.

Ajax v Manchester City

o Ajax's victory over Manchester United in the Last 32 of last season's Europa League ended a run of eight games in Europe against English opposition without a win (D3 L5).
o Ajax have lost three and won none of their last four home games against English opponents in Europe.
o Manchester City have lost four and won one of their five away games in the European Cup/Champions League.
o City have only played three games against Dutch opposition in Europe, all versus Twente, winning both home games 3-2 and drawing 1-1 away in their only trip to the Netherlands.
o Manchester City have allowed their opponents more shots on target againt them than any other team in the Champions League (22).
o All three of the goals Manchester City have scored so far in the Champions League have been netted by substitutes.
o Ajax have failed to score in eight of their last 12 matches in European competition.

Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid

o Dortmund have won none of their last four home games against Spanish opposition (D2 L2) with two draws against Real Madrid in that run.
o The German side have won none of the last seven games against Spanish opposition including two defeats and two draws with Real Madrid in the Champions League.
o Real Madrid have only ever won one of 23 European games away from home in Germany. They have lost 16 times in Germany, including their last four visits in a row.
o Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 14 goals in his last 11 Champions League appearances.
o Real Madrid have kept just one clean sheet in their last eight Champions League games.
o Karim Benzema has scored 15 goals in his last 18 Champions League games.
o Real Madrid have won 20 and lost just two of their last 27 Champions League games.
o The Spanish Champions have fired in 24 shots on target so far, more than any other team in the competition.
o Real Madrid have allowed their opponents just four shots on target against them, the joint-fewest, but conceded three goals.
o Kaka has three goals and six assists in his last nine appearances for Real Madrid and two goals and five assists in his last five starts.

 

 

 
 
 

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