• Anderlecht have won just one of their last 16 Champions League matches (seven draws, eight losses).
  • At home, the Belgian side have lost eleven of their last 14 CL games, winning only one (two draws).
  • Benfica are winless in their last eight CL away games (3 draws, 5 losses).
  • Benfica have scored only one goal in their last five Champions League away games.
  • Anderlecht's Youri Tielemans is the third youngest player to ever play in the Champions League. At 16 years, 4 months and 26 days he made his debut against Olympiakos. Only Celestine Babayaro (also for Anderlecht, in 1994) and Alen Halilovic were younger on their CL debut.
  • Anderlecht won their last European title against Benfica, beating the Portuguese side in the UEFA Cup final in 1982-83 (1-0 H, 1-1 A).
  • Anderlecht have won just one of their last 16 Champions League matches (seven draws, eight losses).
  • At home, the Belgian side have lost eleven of their last 14 CL games, winning only one (two draws).
  • Benfica are winless in their last eight CL away games (3 draws, 5 losses).
  • Benfica have scored only one goal in their last five Champions League away games.
  • Anderlecht's Youri Tielemans is the third youngest player to ever play in the Champions League. At 16 years, 4 months and 26 days he made his debut against Olympiakos. Only Celestine Babayaro (also for Anderlecht, in 1994) and Alen Halilovic were younger on their CL debut.
  • Anderlecht won their last European title against Benfica, beating the Portuguese side in the UEFA Cup final in 1982-83 (1-0 H, 1-1 A).