• Porto must win if they want to qualify to the knockout stage of this Champions League, while Atletico have already secured a place in the last-16 and will top Group G, regardless the result of this game.
  • Atletico have won five of their last six European fixtures, drawing the last against Zenit.
  • Portuguese sides have managed to win at the Calderon only once in seven previous meetings in European competitions (D2 L4).
  • Porto have won just one of their last five away games in the Champions League (D2 L2), and three of the last 11 (D2 L6).
  • Porto have lost their last two away games against Spanish opponents, prior to that they had been unbeaten in Spain for five games in European competition (W3 D2).
  • Porto have had 43 shots go off target so far, more than any other side in this Champions League, while only 27 of their attempts tested the opposition’s ‘keeper.
  • Diego Costa has scored three goals in his only two appearances in the Champions League.
  • Alex Sandro (Porto) has completed 24 dribbles so far; more than any other player in the Champions League this season.