10 Interesting Stats from Champions League Matchday 5

1 – After conceding 2 goals at home to Viktoria Plzeň on Wednesday, Joe Hart has kept just 1 clean sheet in his last 10 Champions League games.

3 – English sides have won all 3 matches in Germany in this season’s Champions League. Chelsea were 3-0 winners at Schalke, Arsenal 1-0 winners at Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United 5-0 winners at Bayer Leverkusen. Manchester City travel to Bayern Munich in a fortnight’s time.

5 – Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal became the fifth player to score a hat-trick in this season’s competition, after Cristiano Ronaldo (versus Galatasaray), Lionel Messi (versus Ajax), Zlatan Ibrahimović (versus Anderlcht) and Álvaro Negredo (versus CSKA Moscow).

8 – Olympique Marseille have extended their club record run of losses to 8 in the Champions League after losing 2-0 at Arsenal on Tuesday. The French side head into their final group game this season looking to avoid becoming the 15th team to lose all 6 of the first group stage matches (after MFK Košice, Fenerbahçe, Spartak Moscow, Anderlecht, Austria Vienna, Levski Sofia, Dynamo Kiev, Maccabi Haifa, Debrecen, Žilina, Partizan Belgrade, Villarreal, Oțelul Galați and Dinamo Zagreb).

10 – Bayern Munich set a Champions League record in beating CSKA Moscow 3-1 in Russia. The defending champions have now won 10 consecutive matches in the tournament, breaking Barcelona’s previous record of 9 set in 2002-03.

15 – English sides have picked up 15 points from a possible 21 against German sides in this season’s Champions League. Chelsea took 6 off of Schalke 04, Manchester United the same from Bayer Leverkusen, Arsenal took 3 points from a possible 6 from Borussia Dortmund whilst Manchester City have 0 points from one meeting with Bayern Munich.

18 – English sides have scored 18 goals in 7 matches against German opposition in this season’s Champions League.

30 – Real Madrid have scored in a record 30 consecutive Champions League matches, dating back to when they lost 2-0 at home to Barcelona in the first leg of their semi-final clash at the Bernabéu on 27 April 2011.

100 – Zlatan Ibrahimović made has 100th Champions League appearance on Wednesday as he scored the opener for Paris Saint-Germain in a group-winning 2-1 victory over Olympiacos.

100% – Only Bayern Munich have a 100% win rate after 5 games.

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