37 - Cristiano Ronaldo has scored more away goals than any other player in the #UCL history (Messi 34). Conqueror. 17 minutes ago

12 - Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored in his last 12 CL appearances away from the Bernabeu (11 away games + the 2013/14 final). Rampant. 26 minutes ago

71 - Cristiano Ronaldo is now level with Raul on 71 Champions League goals, three behind top scorer Lionel Messi (74). Race. 31 minutes ago

72 - @Yayasanogoal22 has scored after 72 seconds, the fastest goal by a French player in the CL since the new format in 2003/04. Flash. 55 minutes ago

1 - Liverpool have now kept just one clean sheet in their last 10 Champions League matches. Leaky. 1 hours ago

1 - Yaya Sanogo has scored his first competitive goal for Arsenal, in his 19th game for the club. Respite. 1 hours ago

5 - Dortmund have scored at least twice in five consecutive games in the Champions League for the first time ever. Pomp. 1 hours ago

3 - Liverpool have failed to score in their last three Champions League games, their longest run in the competition since 2006. Bleak. 1 hours ago

4 - Arsenal's last four home defeats in Europe have all come against German sides (Bayern Munich twice, Dortmund, Schalke). Warning. 2 hours ago

1 - English clubs have lost only one of their last 24 meetings with Bulgarian teams but it was Liverpool (0-1 vs CSKA Sofia in 2005). Omen. 7 hours ago

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