• This will be the first competitive meeting between the two sides.
  • Napoli are taking part in their second Champions League campaign after 2011/12 when they reached the last 16 before being knocked out by Chelsea.
  • Napoli have never failed to score in the Champions League (8 games).
  • Napoli are unbeaten at home in the Champions League (3 wins, 1 draw).
  • Napoli are winless in their last seven encounters with German opposition in European competition (2 draws, 5 defeats).
  • Borussia Dortmund are making their ninth appearance in the Champions League, only Bayern Munich have more among German clubs (17).
  • Borussia Dortmund won their one and only Champions League in 1997.
  • Dortmund have won only one of their last 10 Champions League games played outside the Westfalen stadion (4 draws, 5 defeats), that was against Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena last season.
  • Rafael Benitez has won 53% of Champions League games as manager (44 out of 83).
  • Only Cristiano Ronaldo (12) scored more goals than Robert Lewandowski (10) in the Champions League last season.
  • Napoli striker José Callejón has scored seven goals in nine Champions League games.