4 - Basel have won each of their last four Champions League games against English sides. Faulty. 1 hours ago

14 - Karim Benzema has played a part in 14 goals in his last 14 CL apps for Real Madrid (eight goals, six assists). White. 1 hours ago

5 - Arsenal have collected five red cards in their last seven European matches (inc. qualifiers). Wayward. 1 hours ago

15 - Arsenal have now picked up 15 red cards in the Champions League. Only Juve (20) & Inter (17) have more. Rough. 1 hours ago

6 - Danny Welbeck is the sixth Englishmen to score a hat-trick in the Champions League (Newell, Andrew Cole, Shearer, Owen, Rooney). Honour. 1 hours ago

3 - Danny Welbeck is the third Arsenal player to score a hat-trick in the Champions League, after Henry and Bendtner. Treble. 1 hours ago

0 - Mario Balotelli did not touch the ball in Basel's penalty area in the first half. Shepherded. #LFC http://t.co/DfvpuiYsAL 2 hours ago

30 - Arsenal have won all 30 of their previous Champions League games where they've scored three or more times. Over. 2 hours ago

3 - Arsenal have scored three times in a CL game for the first time in 16 attempts (last did so vs Olympiakos in 2012). Romp. 2 hours ago

2 - Danny Welbeck has scored his second Champions League brace - his first came for Manchester United v Basel in September 2011. Salvo. 2 hours ago

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