• Barcelona have not lost a match in the Champions League quarter finals since April 2003, winning eight and drawing six of their games at this stage since.
  • Barcelona have won just two of their previous six Champions League matches against fellow Spanish sides (W2 D2 L2).
  • Atletico Madrid have won seven, drawn one and lost none of their eight matches in the Champions League so far this season – no side has won more CL games this season.
  • Atletico have conceded only four goals in their eight Champions League games this season; no side in the competition have conceded fewer.
  • Atletico Madrid have won their last three European matches against fellow Spanish sides; all in the 2011-12 Europa League and including their 3-0 victory over Athletic de Bilbao in the final.
  • This is the furthest that Atletico have progressed in the Champions League, while Barcelona will be appearing in the quarter finals of the Champions League for the 12th time.
  • Diego Costa has scored seven goals in five Champions League appearances this season and is already Atletico’s top scorer in CL history.
  • Lionel Messi has scored 67 goals in 84 Champions League appearances (excl. quals) – the only player to have scored more CL goals in Raul (71 in 142 apps).
  • Messi has scored in five successive Champions League appearances (eight goals) for the first time in his career (excl. qualifiers).
  • Barcelona have seen their opponent reduced to 10 men in four of their last seven Champions League matches.
  • Overall in CL history, Barcelona have seen 27 red cards given to opponents; nine more than any other side in the competition.
  • Atletico Madrid have played the most games in Champions League history (excl. qualifiers) without having been given a red card (30).