• This is the fourth season in succession that these city rivals face off in the Champions League knockout phase; Atlético are yet to claim victory over Los Blancos during this recent run (D2 L2).
  • This is a re-run of the 2013/14 and 2015/16 finals; Real Madrid claiming a 4-1 win and a penalty shootout victory respectively to lift the trophy on both occasions.
  • Real and Atlético have met in a European Cup/Champions League semi-final before, Los Blancos progressing through to the final after three legs against their city rivals during the 1958/59 campaign; they went on to lift the trophy.
  • Atlético Madrid have reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the third time in four seasons. They had never reached that stage previously (since 1992/93).
  • Real Madrid have reached the Champions League semis for the 7th consecutive season, a record in the history of the tournament.
  • Atlético Madrid have lost only one of their 10 Champions League games this season (W7 D2).
  • Since 2010/11, Real Madrid have won 35 of their 41 Champions League games at Santiago Bernabeu (D4 L2). Their two defeats during that time came against Barcelona in April 2011 (0-2) and Schalke in March 2015 (3-4).
  • Real Madrid have also never failed to score in their last 35 Champions League home games, longest ever run in the competition. Barcelona were the last team to leave the Bernabeu with a clean sheet (2-0 in April 2011).
  • Real Madrid, alongside Juventus, are the only unbeaten team in this season’s Champions League (W7 D3). They have also only lost one of their last 12 knockout games (W8 D3), it was against Wolfsburg in April 2016 (0-2).
  • Real Madrid have scored at least two goals in each of their 10 Champions League games this season. However, they have also failed to keep a single clean sheet in those 10 games.
  • Atlético Madrid are the lowest scoring team in this season’s Champions League amongst the four semi-finalists (13 goals in 10 games).
  • Real Madrid have won all four of their knockout games in this season’s Champions League despite conceding the opening goal in each of them.
  • Real Madrid’s last 11 Champions League goals have all been scored from the 47th minute onwards.
  • Atlético Madrid have kept 27 clean sheets in 46 Champions League games under Diego Simeone since 2013/14 (59%), five more than any other team over that period (Real Madrid 22).
  • In the last round, Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to reach the 100-goal mark in the Champions League. He’s scored 0.75 goals per game in the knockout stages (49 in 65 games), a better rate than in the group stages (0.71).
  • Antoine Griezmann has scored or assisted 50% of Atlético Madrid’s goals in the Champions League since last season (12 goals and 3 assists).