• Napoli must win by a three goal margin to secure a place in the last-16, regardless the result of the other game.
  • However, Napoli must do better than Dortmund against Marseille to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League for the second time in the history of the Club.
  • If they win by a one or two goal margin and Borussia Dortmund beat Marseille, Napoli will be the first side to finish at the 3rd place in a CL group picking up 12 points.
  • Napoli have not drawn a game over their last 18 fixtures in European competition.
  • The Partenopei haven’t kept a single clean sheet over their last 12 games between Champions League and Europa League.
  • Arsenal are on course to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League for the 11th season in a row.
  • Arsene Wenger’s side were defeated 4-0 in their last trip to Italy (vs AC Milan in February 2012) – overall their record in Italy in the Champions League is W3 D3 L3.
  • The Gunners have won five of their last six Champions League fixtures between this and last season.
  • Mesut Özil has scored only once in an away game in the Champions League – at Allianz Arena, back in April 2012.
  • Gonzalo Higuaín has never scored against an English team in the Champions League.