• This will be the first competitive meeting between the two sides.
  • Czech clubs are unbeaten against Russian opposition in the Champions League (2 home wins, 2 draws away).
  • CSKA have only won 2 of their last 11 Champions League games (3 draws, 6 defeats).
  • The Moscow side have only kept one clean sheet in their last 13 home games in the Champions League.
  • Czech sides have only won 2 of their last 27 games in the Champions League (8 draws, 17 defeats).
  • Plzen have won only one of their seven games in the Champions League (2 draws, 4 defeats).
  • Plzen have failed to score in over half of their Champions League games (4 out of 7).
  • Plzen only had 1 shot on target on the first matchday, the lowest tally alongside Celtic.
  • CSKA Moscow were the only side that failed to have a shot from inside the opposition's penalty box on the opening matchday.