Weekly Statistics of the Champions League - FACTS

7 March 2024 12:29
Weekly Statistics of the Champions League - FACTS

The return matches of the Champions League R16 have started this week.

Idman.biz informs that IFFHS has prepared Statistics on Champions’ League R16 games.

Manchester City continues their Champions League winning streak, which now stands at 10 games (2 in the previous campaign and all 8 in this one).
It is the joint third-longest streak in UCL history (tied with Real Madrid and Milan).

Bayern has the record for the most consecutive wins, with 15, although Barcelona once had 11 in a row.

Manchester City is also the second team in Champions League history to have played 30 consecutive home games without defeat, following Barcelona, who were undefeated in 38 consecutive home games from September 2013 to November 2020.
Man City won 28 of these 30 matches (including the previous 12) and tied just 2.

Real Madrid, though struggling in the 2nd leg vs RB Leipzig (1-1 at home), have still overcome a German opposition once again.
Los Blancos” won all last 8 UCL playoff duels against German teams, since the semifinal lost against Dortmund in 2013.
During this series, Real Madrid eliminated Bayern 3 times, Schalke twice, Wolfsburg, Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig once each.

Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid) and Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) both have reached the UCL quarterfinals in 14th time in his coaching career, setting thus the new record of the competition.
They left behind Alex Ferguson (13).

Bayern (3-0 vs Lazio) are the team with most appearances (12) in the quarterfinals in the last 13 editions of the Champions League.
The next are Real Madrid (11) and Barcelona (9, can be 10 if they win their duel vs Napoli).

Thomas Müller (Bayern) increased his UCL tally to 54 goals. He is record holder among those players who scored all their European goals exclusively in European Cup/Champions League (without adding anything in other UEFA club competitions).
The next are Alfredo Di Stéfano (49), Kylian Mbappé (46), Neymar (43) and Ferenc Puskás (36).

Harry Kane (Bayern) became the 24th player to reach 50-goal mark in the history of major European club competitions. He is at 51 now. This amount is made up of 27 goals in UCL, 18 in Europa League and 6 in Conference League.

Paris Saint-Germain fielded against Real Sociedad (2-1 win) a starting lineup that became the club’s youngest ever in a Champions League match (average age of 23 years 361 days).

Kylian Mbappé, author of both PSG goals in the game, has scored 11 out of last 15 team’s goals in knock-out rounds of Champions League.

Mbappé has scored all his last 23 goals in the Champions League by the same part of the body: right foot.
This is longest individual series of goals scored by any part of body in the history of competition.
The next are Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah: each of them scored his 19 consecutive UL goals by left foot.
Before Mbappé, the longest right-footed goals’ streak belonged to Luiz Adriano (14).