• Anderlecht and PSG’s only previous meeting in the competition was in the 1992/93 UEFA Cup. Both of their games were drawn but PSG went through on away goals.
  • PSG are unbeaten in their last 10 Champions League games (7 wins, 3 draws), the longest current run. They have never failed to score during that sequence.
  • PSG have won 52% of their Champions League games (24 out of 46), the best ratio by a French team in the competition.
  • This is the second time that PSG have won their first two CL games of the season, the last being in 1994/95 when they were eventually knocked out in the semi-finals against AC Milan.
  • Five of PSG’s seven Champions League goals this season have been scored from corners, including four headed goals.
  • Only Real Madrid (10) have scored more goals than PSG (7) in the Champions League this season.
  • No Belgian side has ever made it past the group stages of the Champions League.
  • Anderlecht have won only two of their last 27 Champions League games (6 draws, 19 defeats).
  • Anderlecht have scored more than one goal only once in their last 19 Champions League home games, that was against AEK Athens (2-2 in December 2006).
  • Anderlecht are one of four teams yet to score in the Champions League this season, along with Austria Vienna, Celtic and Steaua Bucharest.
  • Thiago Motta is involved in four of PSG’s seven Champions League goals this season (2 goals, 2 assists). He’s made the most touches (267) and completed the most passes (225) in this season’s competition.
  • Marquinhos has scored in each of his two Champions League games for PSG. He is the club’s youngest goalscorer in the competition (19 years and 4 months).
  • Laurent Blanc has won 66.7% of games in the Champions League as manager (12 out of 18). Only Jupp Heynckes (67.6%) has a better ratio among managers with at least 15 games under their belt.