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PSG vs Bayer Leverkusen
Paris SG are unbeaten in their last 27 home games in European competition (including qualifiers - W17 D10), their best ever run at the Parc des Princes. Their last defeat dates back to 23 November 2006 against Hapoel Tel-Aviv in the UEFA Cup (2-4).
Paris SG are unbeaten in their last five Champions League knockout games (W2 D3).
Paris SG are also unbeaten in their last five games against German clubs (3 wins, 2 draws), in all competitions.
Bayer Leverkusen have never progressed further than the last 16 of the Champions League since they were finalists in 2002.
This is the first time that PSG have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League in two consecutive campaigns. They were knocked out in the quarter finals by Barcelona last season.
Bayer Leverkusen have lost their last six games in the Champions League knockout stages (5 goals for, 22 against).
Paris SG have scored in each of their last 15 Champions League games. The last time they failed to find the net was in Porto on 3 October 2012.
Leverkusen have only scored one goal in their last four Champions League games. They have never scored more than three goals away from home in the competition (in 35 outings).
Only three teams have completed over 90% of their passes in the Champions League this season: Paris SG (90.9%), Barcelona (90.7%) and Bayern Munich (90.4%).
Bayer Leverkusen have scored 56% of their goals from set-pieces (5 out of 9), the highest ratio among the 16 remaining teams in the competition.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored seven goals in 31 Champions League knockout games. He’s netted 10 goals this season, already his most prolific campaign in the competition and the joint-most by a player for a French club in a European Cup campaign after Just Fontaine (10 goals with Reims in 1958/59).