• No club has progressed in a Champions League knockout tie after losing the first leg by 4+ goals; it has happened nine times before this season, with six of those occasions seeing the defeated team play the first leg away from home.
  • Since the beginning of 2003/04, Arsenal have lost just 10 of their 62 home games in the Champions League, however six of those defeats have come in the knockout stages.
  • In fact, four of Arsenal’s last six Champions League defeats at Emirates Stadium have come in the Last 16, with two of those losses coming at the hands of Bayern Munich in 2013 and 2014.
  • This is the 12th meeting between these sides in the Champions League, Bayern have won six of the previous 11 games with Arsenal winning three (D2).
  • The German side have won just one of their last six Champions League away games, losing three and drawing twice in that run; however their three defeats all came by a single goal.
  • In the first leg, Arsenal failed to record a single shot on target in the second half, compared to Bayern’s nine, this after firing five shots on target in the first half.
  • Arsenal’s last 14 goals in the Champions League have all come from inside the box, including one penalty.
  • Only Lionel Messi (10) and Edinson Cavani (7) have scored more goals in the competition this season than Robert Lewandowski (6); the Polish striker has scored in just two of his last 12 away games in the Champions League however (four goals in total).
  • Lewandowski has been directly involved in six goals in seven Champions League games against Arsenal (3 goals, 3 assists), against no other side has he been involved in more goals (also 6 v Real Madrid).
  • Arjen Robben has now scored in back-to-back Champions League appearances against Arsenal; only against CSKA Moscow has he scored in more consecutive games (3).