• This is the third time that Arsenal and Bayern Munich are meeting in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Bavarian club have progressed both times (2004/05 and 2012/13).
  • Arsenal have lost their last three home games against German clubs in the Champions League (v Schalke and Bayern Munich last season, v Borussia Dortmund this season).
  • Bayern Munich have won their last two away games against English teams in the Champions League, both with a 3-1 scoreline (against Arsenal and Manchester City).
  • Arsenal are the only team, alongside Real Madrid, to have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League in every season since the new format in 2003/04.
  • Arsenal have lost only three of their 18 Champions League knockout games at home (10 wins, 5 draws): against Chelsea in 2003/04 (quarter-finals), Manchester Utd in 2008/09 (semi-finals) and Bayern Munich in 2012/13 (last 16).
  • Bayern Munich have reached the final of the Champions League in three of the last four campaigns. They are the defending champions after last season’s win against Borussia Dortmund.
  • Arsenal are the last team to keep a clean sheet against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, when the Gunners won 2-0 at the Allianz Arena on 13 March 2013.
  • Bayern Munich have won their last five Champions League games in the knockout stages (13 goals for, 1 against).
  • The Bavarians have also won their last seven Champions League games played outside the Allianz Arena.
  • Arsenal have scored eight goals in the Champions League this season, all from open play and inside the box.
  • Bayern Munich have had the most shots on target in the Champions League this season: 54 (that’s 35 more than Arsenal with 19).
  • Arsenal’s last four Champions League home goals have been scored by Olivier Giroud (2) and Jack Wilshere (2).
  • Arjen Robben has scored six goals and delivered four assists in his last seven Champions League games.