• No Portuguese side has ever beaten PSG at the Parc des Princes in European competition (2 draws, 4 defeats).
  • Benfica are unbeaten in their last three competitive encounters with PSG (2 wins, 1 draw).
  • Benfica are actually unbeaten in their last five encounters with French clubs (4 wins, 1 draw).
  • Both teams have always scored in each of their four competitive encounters.
  • Benfica have not managed to score more than two goals in a match their last 19 Champions League games.
  • PSG are unbeaten in their last nine Champions League games (6 wins, 3 draws), the longest current run. They have never failed to score during that sequence.
  • PSG are unbeaten at home in their last 24 games in European competition, qualifiers included (15 wins, 9 draws). Their last defeat dates back to 23 November 2006 in the group phase of the UEFA Cup, against Hapoel Tel-Aviv (2-4).
  • PSG's last defeat in the Champions League was against a Portuguese side: in October 2012 against Porto.
  • PSG have won 51% of their Champions League games (23 out of 45), the best ratio by a French team in the competition.
  • Benfica have won none of their last 6 away games in the Champions League (3 draws, 3 defeats).
  • Ezequiel Lavezzi has scored 5 goals and delivered 2 assists in his last 7 Champions League games.
  • Thiago Motta was involved in 3 of PSG's 4 goals against Olympiakos (2 goals, 1 assist).
  • Laurent Blanc has won 64.7% of games in the Champions League as manager (11 out of 17). Only Jupp Heynckes (67.6%) has a better ratio among managers with at least 10 games under their belt.