FACTMAN: The best head-to-head facts for Matchday Six of the Champions League.


Milan v RB Salzburg

● Milan are unbeaten in all three of their meetings with RB Salzburg in European competition (W2 D1), with all three of those games coming in the UEFA Champions League. They did draw in this season’s reverse fixture (1-1), however, after winning the first two.

● This will be RB Salzburg’s second away trip to face Milan in the UEFA Champions League. The previous one was a 0-3 defeat in September 1994, with Marco Simone netting a second half brace for the home side.

● Milan have only lost one of their 12 matches against Austrian sides in all European competitions (W8 D3), going unbeaten in each of their last eight such fixtures (W6 D2). On home soil, Milan have yet to lose against Austrian opposition in Europe (W4 D1), scoring 19 goals in five matches (3.8 per game).

Milan v RB Salzburg markets


 Real Madrid v Celtic

● Real Madrid and Celtic have met three times in the European Cup/UEFA Champions League. Los Blancos lost the first one on 5th March 1980 (0-2), but beat them 14 days later (3-0) to progress to the semi-final of the competition in 1979-80. The most recent meeting was a 3-0 win for Real Madrid at Celtic Park in September.

● This will be just the fourth time a Scottish side has faced Real Madrid away from home in the European Cup/UEFA Champions League, with each of the previous three ending in defeats – 0-6 for Rangers in 1963, 1-5 for Kilmarnock in 1965 and 0-3 for Celtic in 1980.

● Celtic’s last five games against Spanish sides in the UEFA Champions League have all ended in defeat, with the Scottish side conceding 19 goals and only scoring once in reply. Indeed, they have never won away to a Spanish opponent in the European Cup/UEFA Champions League (D1 L8 from nine games).

Real Madrid v Celtic markets


Man City v Sevilla

● Manchester City have won all three of their UEFA Champions League matches against Sevilla, scoring nine goals and conceding just twice.

● Sevilla are winless in all three UEFA Champions League meetings with Man City (L3), only facing Borussia Dortmund more often without winning in the competition (four games).

● Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has only lost two of his 13 games against Sevilla as a manager (W9 D2), with his teams averaging 2.5 goals per game against them (33 in total). His only home defeat against them came in January 2010, with his Barcelona side losing in the Copa del Rey against Manolo Jiménez’s Sevilla (1-2).

Man City v Sevilla markets


Chelsea v Dinamo Zagreb

● Chelsea’s only previous meeting with a Croatian side was against Dinamo Zagreb earlier in this season’s UEFA Champions League group stage, with the Blues losing 0-1 away from home.

● This will be just the fourth time a Croatian side has played away from home against an English opponent in the UEFA Champions League. Each of the previous three were by Dinamo Zagreb (D1 L2): 0-0 v Manchester United in September 1999, 0-3 v Arsenal in November 2015 and 0-2 v Manchester City in October 2019.

● Chelsea’s 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb on MD1 of this season’s UEFA Champions League was their last game under Thomas Tuchel. Only one team has ever beaten Chelsea home and away in a Champions League group stage campaign, with Basel doing so in 2013-14.

Chelsea v Dinamo Zagreb markets



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