• Greece have lost five of their six World Cup games, winning the other one against Nigeria (2-1) on 17 June 2010.
  • With 83.3% of defeats at the World Cup, Greece have the second worst ratio in the history of the tournament among teams having played at least six games behind El Salvador (100%).
  • Since 1966, Colombia have averaged the highest possession (58%), the most ball touches per game (794) and the best pass success rate (85% - min. 10 games) at the World Cup.
  • Greece have failed to score in five of their six games at the World Cup, scoring only against Nigeria (2-1) in 2010 with goals by Dimitris Salpingidis and Vasilis Torosidis.
  • Portuguese coach Fernando Santos has only lost three of his 26 competitive games as Greece supremo (W17 D6).
  • Colombia had more shots on target than any other team in South American World Cup qualification (99).
  • Greece kept more clean sheets than any other European team in World Cup qualifying (eight).
  • Colombia's 2-0 friendly victory over Greece ahead of the 1994 World Cup is the only previous meeting between the two nations.