• AC Milan won their last game 3-0 at Celtic – last time the Rossoneri won back-to-back games in Champions League was between September and October 2011.
  • AC Milan would secure a place in the last 16 if they don’t lose against Ajax – it would be the 11th consecutive time the Rossoneri reach the knockout stage of this competition.
  • Ajax need to win in order to reach the last 16; the Dutch side haven’t progressed to the knockout stage since 2005-06.
  • AC Milan have conceded only one goal over their last three home games in the Champions League (excl. qualifiers).
  • These two sides have met 11 times so far in the European Cup/Champions League, including the 1995 final won 1-0 by the Dutch – the record is perfectly even with four wins apiece and three draws.
  • The four meetings in Milan (Champions League) have seen two wins apiece, with Ajax having the better in their last visit to the San Siro back in December 2010.
  • Ajax are the only side to have conceded three penalties in this Champions League.
  • Against Celtic, Kakà scored 2212 days after his last goal with the Rossoneri in the Champions League (November 2007 vs Shakhtar Donetsk).