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).