40 - Tonight's tally of 40 goals is a record for an eight game night of Champions League football. Flood. 7 hours ago

7-0 - Shakhtar equalled the best ever away winning margin in the UCL against BATE tonight (Marseille v Zilina Nov 2010). Magnificent. 7 hours ago

44 - Only one day (Oct 1st 1997) has seen more Champions League goals scored than there have been bagged today. Deluge. 7 hours ago

44 - Only one day (Oct 1st 1997) has seen more Champions League goals scored than there have been bagged today (37). Bumper. 8 hours ago

5 - Luiz Adriano is the second player to score five goals in a Champions League game, after Lionel Messi. Rampant. 8 hours ago

813 - Prior to Gervinho's goal, Bayern had not conceded goals for 813 minutes in all competitions. Consolation. #ASRFCB 8 hours ago

4 - The last four penalties @PetrCech has faced in the Champions League have not been scored (excluding shootouts). Wall. 8 hours ago

Lots of Opta data to compare the two. RT @GoalUK: It's Messi vs Ronaldo for the Champions League record bit.ly/1Fvf9y6 Rivalry. 14 hours ago

7 - @KJ_Huntelaar scored 7 goals in his last 7 appearances at a @s04 CL home match. Domestic. 8 hours ago

5-0 - On the two occasions that Bayern Munich have been 5-0 up at HT in a CL match, Rudi Garcia has been the opposing manager. Nightmares. 8 hours ago

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