• This is the 14th encounter between AC Milan and Barcelona in the Champions League, which equals the record number of encounters between two teams (14 between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid).
  • AC Milan have won only one of their last nine Champions League games against Barcelona (3 draws, 5 defeats).
  • Barcelona have failed to score in their last two away games against AC Milan in the Champions League.
  • Barcelona have only lost one of their last 20 away Champions League games in the group stages (v Celtic, November 2012), winning 13 and drawing six games.
  • AC Milan have won only nine of their last 33 Champions League games.
  • AC Milan have only conceded two goals in their last seven home games in the Champions League, keeping five clean sheets.
  • Barcelona are the only team, along with Schalke, yet to concede a goal in this season’s Champions League.
  • AC Milan’s three Champions League goals this season have all been scored from the 82nd minute onwards.
  • Lionel Messi has scored 25 goals in his last 22 Champions League games.