33 - None of Man City's 33 Champions League games have ended 0-0. Excitement. 3 hours ago

100 - Patrice Evra has become the second French player to make 100 Champions League appearances (Thierry Henry, 112). Centurion. 5 hours ago

7000 - Angel Di Maria's goal was the 7000th scored in the Champions League. Milestone. 6 hours ago

6 - Man United have won six of their last seven home games in the Champions League. Theatrical. 7 hours ago

8 - Man City's eight Champions League goals this season have all been scored by different players (including two own goals). Selection. 7 hours ago

5 - Man Utd's biggest MD5 win in a Champions League group came under David Moyes at Leverkusen in 2013 (5-0). Legacy. 14 hours ago

6 - Manchester United have won six of their last seven home games in the Champions League (D1). Theatre. 14 hours ago

3 - Arsenal have lost all three previous Champions League games in Olympiakos, all on Matchday 6. Hoodoo. 24 Nov

6 - Willian has scored 6 times from 12 free-kick attempts this season in all comps; 4 of 5 in the Champions League. Specialist. 24 Nov

3 - Alexis Sanchez has been involved in three goals in the same Champions League game for the first time. Busy. 24 Nov

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