• Marseille have lost each of their last seven Champions League games, their worst run ever in the competition.
  • The French side have conceded at least two goals in each of their last seven Champions League games, losing all of these games.
  • Olivier Giroud was involved in Arsenal's last three goals in the Champions League (2 goals, 1 assist).
  • Arsenal have lost three of their last five Champions League home games (W2).
  • Marseille have won on only one of their seven trips to England in the Champions League (v Liverpool in October 2007).
  • Last season's encounter between these teams at the Emirates ended in a goalless draw.
  • Aaron Ramsey has scored two of Arsenal's three goals against Marseille in the CL.
  • Marseille have conceded 10 goals in their first four group games in the Champions League for the first time in their history.
  • Arsenal last month became the first side ever to keep a clean sheet against Napoli in the Champions League.