• This will be the first competitive meeting between the two sides.
  • Bayer Leverkusen have lost their last three Champions League games against Spanish sides, conceding a total of 13 goals.
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won four of their last six Champions League home games against Spanish sides (2 defeats).
  • Real Sociedad have never won an away game against German opposition, in all competitions (1 draw, 2 defeats).
  • Real Sociedad have won none of their last 7 Champions League games (three draws, four defeats).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won their last 6 games at home in the group stages of the Champions League.
  • However, Bayer Leverkusen have lost their last 3 Champions League games, conceding 14 goals in the process.
  • Bayer Leverkusen have only failed to score twice in 32 home games in the Champions League.
  • Real Sociedad have failed to score in each of their last 3 Champions League games.
  • Real Sociedad had the most shots without scoring on the opening matchday of this season's Champions League (14).
  • Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno saved only 1 of the 5 shots on target he faced against Manchester Utd on the opening matchday, letting in the other 4.