8 - @Podolski10 has scored eight goals in his last 10 Champions League appearances, including six in nine for Arsenal. Aha. 29 minutes ago

20 - England currently find themselves 20th in the latest FIFA rankings. The last time they were lower was in May 1996 (24). Wannabes. 45 minutes ago

10 - Ronaldo has now scored in 10 successive matches; he has never recorded a run of 11. Bravo 13 hours ago

85 - Iker Casillas has won more games than any other player in the Champions League history (Xavi Hernandez, 84). Clásico. 13 hours ago

2 - Arsenal's two goals vs Anderlecht were the final two shots of the game. Brinksmanship. 14 hours ago

5 - Five of Arsenal's last six Champions League away wins have been by a single goal. Squeak. 14 hours ago

3 - Tonight is the first time in their history that Liverpool have lost a European home game by a three goal margin. Humbled. 14 hours ago

1 - Arsenal have now kept only clean sheet in their last 10 games in all competitions. Repetitive. 15 hours ago

19 - Mario Mandzukic has now scored 19 goals in 23 Champions League appearances. Menace. 15 hours ago

0 - There were no shots on target from either team in the first half of Anderlecht vs Arsenal. Underwhelming. 15 hours ago

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