• This will be the first competitive meeting between these two sides.
  • AC Milan have been knocked out in each of their last four Champions League knockout ties against Spanish teams.
  • AC Milan have only won one of their last 13 Champions League games against Spanish teams (6 draws, 6 defeats), a 2-0 victory against Barcelona in February 2013.
  • Atletico Madrid have won their last three competitive encounters with Italian teams, in all competitions (8 goals for, 1 against).
  • AC Milan have been knocked out in the last 16 in four of their last five Champions League campaigns.
  • AC Milan have won only two of their last 12 Champions League knockout games (3 draws, 7 defeats).
  • AC Milan have averaged 38.6% of possession in the Champions League this season, the lowest ratio among the 16 remaining teams in the competition.
  • This is only the third time that Atletico Madrid have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League after 1996/97 (quarter finalists) and 2008/09 (last 16).
  • Atletico Madrid have only conceded three goals in the Champions League this season, the best defensive tally alongside Chelsea and Manchester Utd.
  • Atletico Madrid are one of only three teams still unbeaten in the Champions League this season, alongside Manchester Utd and Real Madrid.
  • Atletico Madrid have completed 77.1% of their passes in the Champions League this season, the lowest ratio among the last 16 teams remaining in the competition.
  • None of AC Milan’s last eight Champions League games at San Siro has produced more than two goals. Five of those have ended in draws.
  • Mario Balotelli has netted seven goals in 27 Champions League games, five of them coming from set-piece (3 penalties, 1 direct free-kick, 1 indirect free-kick).
  • Diego Costa has scored 4 goals in his last 3 Champions League games.
  • Raúl García has scored/assisted six of Atletico’s last 10 Champions League goals.