• Barcelona have won just one of their last five Champions League away games (D2 L2).
  • Barcelona have lost just one of their 13 European games against Dutch sides (W6 D6).
  • Ajax have lost their last eight Champions League games against Spanish sides.
  • Ajax are one of only two teams to concede more than one penalty in the Champions League this season (along with Olympiakos – both two).
  • Lionel Messi, who is currently injured, has scored six of Barcelona's nine goals so far in this season's Champions League.
  • Xavi has now won 80 Champions League games, more than any other player in Champions league history (Raul: 79).