Latest Statistics On UEFA Europa and Champions League

Sweet stat as gathered by various record keeping "bodies"

  • 6 - Liverpool are unbeaten in their previous six games against Porto in European competition (W3 D3), with the Reds scoring 12 goals and conceding just twice. Fancied.

1 - Manchester United have won just one of their eight European Cup/Champions League meetings with Barcelona (D4 L3), losing both of their last two encounters in the 2009 and 2011 finals. Daunting.

  • 2 - Arsenal won their only previous home game against Napoli in European competition (2-0 in the 2013-14 Champions League), with Mesut Özil directly involved in both goals for the Gunners (one goal and one assist). Catalyst.

6 - Chelsea are unbeaten in their previous six games against Czech opponents in European competition (W3 D3), keeping a clean sheet in four of the last five. Favourite.

  • 2 - Barcelona have never progressed vs Man Utd in a KO Round in European competitions: 1984 Cup's Winners Cup quarter finals & 2008 Champions League's semifinals. Danger

2004 - Valencia beat Villarreal in his only meeting in UEFA CUP/#UEL ever (semifinals) in the season when they secured their only title in this competition. Amunt

  • 500 - Joaquín Caparrós will manage his 500th #LaLiga game vs Espanyol this weekend, a milestone only recorded by Luis Aragonés, Javier Irureta, Miguel Muñoz, Víctor Fernández & Javier Clemente. Relief

0 - Only Porto and NK Maribor have faced Jürgen Klopp in the Champions League and never scored a single goal against his teams. Draw. #UCLdraw

  • 4 - Manchester City have lost each of their four games against English opponents in European competition - twice against Chelsea in 1971 and twice against Liverpool in 2018. Warning.

22 - Lionel Messi has scored 22 Champions League goals against English clubs; more than any other player in the competition. Devilish.

  • 1+1 - Virgil van Dijk is the first Dutchman to score a goal and provide an assist in a Champions League knockout match since Arjen Robben in 2014 against Manchester United. Momentous.

5 - Five midfielders with the most passes forward on the opposition half this Champions League campaign:
158 - Toni Kroos,
134 - Frenkie de Jong,
126 - Axel Witsel,
117 - Marco Verratti,
116 - Ivan Rakitic.

  • 9 - Ajax have failed to win any of their last nine meetings with Juventus in European competitions (D4 L5), with their last win coming in 1974 (2-1 win in the UEFA Cup). Challenge.

7 - Cristiano Ronaldo has scored seven goals in Champions League against Ajax: he has more only against Bayern Munich (nine) and Juventus (10). Target. #UCLdraw

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