• Schalke have never lost a European game against a Romanian side (4 wins, 1 draw).
  • Steaua have scored only two goals in their last seven appearances in the Champions League (both against Basel).
  • Steaua haven't won any of their last 21 Champions League games (6 draws, 15 defeats). If they don't beat Schalke, they will match Spartak Moscow's record run without a victory (22 winless games in a row).
  • Schalke have never won a Champions League game after trailing at half-time (3 draws, 11 defeats).
  • The Romanians have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 12 Champions League home games.
  • Steaua have won only four of their 40 Champions League games (10%).
  • Steaua are winless in their three games against Schalke in European competition (D1, L2).
  • Steaua have only won once in their 17 encounters against German opposition (D6, L10).
  • Julian Draxler was directly involved in Schalke's last three goals in the CL (2 goals, 1 assists).