• Basel have lost only once in their seven meetings with English opposition (W2, D4), winning the last two.
  • On home soil, Basel are yet to win or keep a clean sheet in the Champions league 2013/14 (D1, L1).
  • Chelsea have kept three successive clean sheets in the Champions League for the first time since October 2009.
  • Only Bayern Munich have kept as many clean sheets as Chelsea in this season's tournament (three).
  • Basel have only kept a clean sheet once in their last 13 Champions League games (v Bayern Munich in December 2010).
  • Marco Streller has been directly involved in seven of Basel's last ten goals in the Champions League (three goals, four assists).
  • Chelsea have only failed to score once in their last 24 Champions League games (v Juventus in November 2012).
  • No team has hit the woodwork more often than Chelsea this season (four times).
  • Ten goals have been scored in the three European encounters between Basel and Chelsea.