• Real Madrid have lost by a 3-2 scoreline on both occasions when they have played away against Galatasaray in the Champions League.
  • Real Madrid have never won in Turkey in European competition (1 draw, 2 defeats).
  • Galatasaray’s last CL game was a home win against Real Madrid (3-2 in April).
  • Galatasaray are taking part in their 12th Champions League campaign, the most among Turkish sides.
  • Galatasaray have only lost one of their last eight Champions League games (5 wins, 2 draws).
  • Real Madrid are playing in the Champions League for the 17th consecutive season, only Manchester Utd can boast a longer current run. They have always made it out of the Champions League group stages.
  • Real Madrid last reached the final of the Champions League 11 years ago when they beat Bayer Leverkusen (2-1 in 2002).
  • Real Madrid have won the European Cup/Champions League on nine occasions, a record.
  • Real Madrid have been knocked out at the semi-final stage in each of the last three Champions League campaigns.
  • Real Madrid have scored in each of their last 25 Champions League games, the longest current run. The last time they failed to find the net was against Barcelona in April 2011.
  • Real Madrid have won more games than any other club in the history of the Champions League (105, since 1992/93).
  • Real Madrid have conceded seven goals in their last two Champions League away games (3 v Galatasaray and 4 v Borussia Dortmund).
  • Didier Drogba has netted 40 goals in the Champions League, only Lionel Messi (59) and Cristiano Ronaldo (50) have been more prolific among players in this season’s competition.
  • Real Madrid is Carlo Ancelotti’s sixth club in the Champions League (after Parma, Juventus, AC Milan, Chelsea & Paris SG), more than any other manager.