• This will be the first competitive meeting between these two sides.
  • The two Champions League encounters between Bayer and French clubs in Leverkusen have produced 10 goals. Bayer are winless in both games (1 draw, 1 defeat).
  • Paris SG are unbeaten in their last four games against German clubs (2 wins, 2 draws), in all competitions.
  • Bayer Leverkusen have never progressed further than the last 16 of the Champions League since they were finalists in 2002.
  • This is the first time that PSG have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League in two consecutive campaigns. They were knocked out in the quarter finals by Barcelona last season.
  • Bayer Leverkusen have lost their last five games in the Champions League knockout stages (5 goals for, 18 against).
  • Leverkusen have only scored one goal in their last three Champions League games.
  • Paris SG’s last three Champions League knockout games have all ended in draws (last season’s return leg of the last 16 v Valencia and both legs of the quarter finals v Barcelona).
  • Paris SG have scored in each of their last 14 Champions League games. The last time they failed to find the net was in Porto on 3 October 2012.
  • Only two teams have completed over 90% of their passes in the Champions League this season: Paris SG (90.7%) and Barcelona (90.4%).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have scored 56% of their goals from set-pieces (5 out of 9), the highest ratio among the 16 remaining teams in the competition.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored five goals in 30 Champions League knockout games. He’s netted eight goals this season, already his most prolific campaign in the competition.
  • Edinson Cavani has scored in all three of PSG’s away games in the Champions League this season (against Olympiakos, Anderlecht and Benfica).