• 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 14 Champions League games against Spanish teams (6 draws, 7 defeats), a 2-0 victory against Barcelona in February 2013.
  • Atletico Madrid have won their last four competitive encounters with Italian teams in all competitions (9 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 13 Champions League knockout games (D3 L8). They’ve failed to win any of their last seven away games in the knockout stages (D2 L5).
  • 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 won all three of their Champions League home games this season, scoring nine goals and conceding only one.
  • Atletico Madrid have only conceded three goals in the Champions League this season, the best defensive tally of the competition.
  • Atletico Madrid are one of only two teams still unbeaten in the Champions League this season, alongside Real Madrid.
  • Mario Balotelli has never scored or assisted a goal in the knockout stages of the Champions League (six appearances).
  • Diego Costa has scored five goals in four Champions League games. He’s the first player to score in each of his first four games in the competition since Alessandro Del Piero who found the net in his first five outings in 1995/96.