Arsenal vs Bayern Munich
This is the third time that Arsenal and Bayern Munich are meeting in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Bavarian club have progressed both times (2004/05 and 2012/13).
Arsenal have lost their last three home games against German clubs in the Champions League (v Schalke and Bayern Munich last season, v Borussia Dortmund this season).
Bayern Munich have won their last two away games against English teams in the Champions League, both with a 3-1 scoreline (against Arsenal and Manchester City).
Arsenal are the only team, alongside Real Madrid, to have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League in every season since the new format in 2003/04.
Arsenal have lost only three of their 18 Champions League knockout games at home (10 wins, 5 draws): against Chelsea in 2003/04 (quarter-finals), Manchester Utd in 2008/09 (semi-finals) and Bayern Munich in 2012/13 (last 16).
Bayern Munich have reached the final of the Champions League in three of the last four campaigns. They are the defending champions after last season’s win against Borussia Dortmund.
Arsenal are the last team to keep a clean sheet against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, when the Gunners won 2-0 at the Allianz Arena on 13 March 2013.
Bayern Munich have won their last five Champions League games in the knockout stages (13 goals for, 1 against).
The Bavarians have also won their last seven Champions League games played outside the Allianz Arena.
Arsenal have scored eight goals in the Champions League this season, all from open play and inside the box.
Bayern Munich have had the most shots on target in the Champions League this season: 54 (that’s 35 more than Arsenal with 19).
Arsenal’s last four Champions League home goals have been scored by Olivier Giroud (2) and Jack Wilshere (2).
Arjen Robben has scored six goals and delivered four assists in his last seven Champions League games.