• Anderlecht and Olympiakos have met once in the past. It was back in the 1974/75 European Cup. Anderlecht won 5-1 at home before losing 3-0 in Greece.
  • No Greek side has ever won at Anderlecht (2 draws, 4 defeats).
  • Olympiakos have lost their 2 away games against Belgian opposition, conceding 7 goals.
  • No Belgian side has ever made it past the group stages of the Champions League.
  • Anderlecht have won only two of their last 26 Champions League games (6 draws, 18 defeats).
  • Anderlecht have scored more than one goal only once in their last 18 Champions League home games, that was against AEK Athens (2-2 in December 2006).
  • Olympiakos have won only four of their 45 Champions League games away from home (8 draws, 33 defeats).
  • None of Olympiakos' last 16 Champions League games has ended in a draw (7 wins, 9 defeats).
  • Olympiakos have not kept a clean sheet in their last 8 Champions League games.
  • Anderlecht picked up the joint-most yellow cards on the opening matchday (5, with Shakhtar).