3 - Arsenal have lost all three previous Champions League games in Olympiakos, all on Matchday 6. Hoodoo. 2 hours ago

6 - Willian has scored 6 times from 12 free-kick attempts this season in all comps; 4 of 5 in the Champions League. Specialist. 3 hours ago

3 - Alexis Sanchez has been involved in three goals in the same Champions League game for the first time. Busy. 3 hours ago

11 - Tal Ben Haim is the 11th player to see red against Chelsea in the Champions League. Mist. 4 hours ago

6 - Alexis Sanchez has played a part in six of Arsenal's 8 Champions League goals so far this season. Critical. 4 hours ago

11 - Mesut Özil has been involved in 11 goals in his last nine games for Arsenal. Strings. 4 hours ago

27 - There were 27 passes ahead of Lionel Messi's goal vs AS Roma, a season-high in the Champions League. Smooth. https://t.co/gi2PFIaVJ0 4 hours ago

11 - Lionel Messi has scored in each of the last 11 Champions League campaigns (since 2005/06). Familiar. 5 hours ago

1 - Gary Cahill has scored exactly once in each of the last four Champions League seasons. Opener. 5 hours ago

6 - Luis Suárez has scored in his last six appearances for @FCBarcelona (9 goals, all competitions). Hunter. 5 hours ago

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