• This is the first competitive encounter between Dortmund and Monaco.
  • Only one French team has beaten Dortmund on their own soil in European competition (D3 L5), it was Marseille in December 2011 (3-2).
  • Meanwhile, this will be Monaco’s third competitive game against a German side this season after facing Bayer Leverkusen in the group stages, drawing 1-1 at home before losing 3-0 away.
  • Borussia Dortmund have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the third time in the last five seasons.
  • Borussia Dortmund have lost only one of their eight Champions League games this season (W5 D2), it was away against Benfica in the round of 16 first leg.
  • However, Dortmund have lost seven of their last 10 games in the Champions League knockout stages (W3).
  • Borussia Dortmund have scored more goals than any other team from the 76th minute onwards in this season’s Champions League (7). They’ve also netted 12 goals in their last two home games (8 v Legia Warsaw, 4 v Benfica).
  • Monaco have made the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the fourth time. Only Paris have done better among the French teams (five times)
  • It’s the second time in three years Monaco have reached the last eight of the competition. However, the last time they made the semis was back in 2003/04, when they were eventually beaten by Porto in the final.
  • Monaco have conceded 13 goals in the Champions League this season – including eight in their last two away games – more than any other team among the remaining quarter-finalists.
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored seven goals in seven Champions League games this season, including a hat-trick in his last outing against Benfica in the round of 16.
  • Despite making only 11 starts in the Champions League, Falcao has scored eight goals.
  • Fabinho is directly involved in three of Monaco’s last six Champions League goals (1 goal, 2 assists).