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Real Madrid have eliminated the reigning UEFA Champions League title holders six times in knockout ties, that’s at least twice as many as any other side in history.

Real Madrid have reached their 17th semi-final in the Champions League, more than any other team in the history of the competition (FC Bayern, 13 including this season).

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MOTM: Fede Valvarde.

Kevin De Bruyne has scored or assisted 42 goals (16 goals & 26 assists) in the Champions League for Man City. Only Sergio Aguero has been involved in more (44).

Toni Kroos completed 93% of his passes (25/27) in the first half vs. Man City, misplacing just two passes, more than Haaland attempted in the first 45 minutes.

Rodrygo has been directly involved in 30 Champions League goals (20 goals & 10 assists) for Real Madrid, the same amount that Roberto Carlos managed for the club.

After their draw with Real Madrid last night, Manchester City have now equalled both their longest ever unbeaten run in all competitions (28 games) and their longest ever unbeaten home run in all competitions (42 games).

Kevin De Bruyne has been directly involved in eight goals against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League (4 goals, 4 assists), the joint-most of any player, along with Giovane Élber (also 4 goals, 4 assists).

Rodrygo has scored four goals for Real Madrid against Manchester City – his outright most against a single opponent in all competitions for Los Blancos.

Real Madrid have played eight extra-times in UCL, more than any other team ever alongside Chelsea (Atletico Madrid: 7). They have won 5 of the 7 played, precisely the last five (the last v. Man City in the semi-finals in 2022).

Real Madrid en haven’t lost any of their last 57 UEFA Champions league games in which they’ve been ahead at half time (W50 D7), with their last such defeat coming against Galatasaray back in April 2013 (1-0 up at half time, lost 2-3).

Carlo Ancelotti is the first manager to knock Pep Guardiola out of the Champions League in three different campaigns:

  • 2014 Semi-final vs. Bayern
  • 2022 Semi-final vs. Man City
  • 2024 Quarter-final vs. Man City

Rodrygo Goes has been involved in seven goals this season in the UCL, equalling his best joint-tally in a single UCL season, with 5 goals and 2 assists in each of the last three campaigns. Man City is also his favorite opponent (4 goals in 7 games).

Erling Haaland has played more games against Real Madrid without scoring or assisting than any other team in his senior career (4).

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