Champions League defense Holder Bayern Munich will play Atletico Madrid on Wednesday as Robert Lewandowski will play against Luis Suarez.
The 2019 winners, Liverpool, travel to Ajax, where Real Madrid host Shakhtar Donetsk, two of the most successful clubs in the competition, are expected to avoid some worries of defeat.
Borussia Monchengladbach and Manchester City host Porto have Antonio Conte’s inter – tackle team proud of their unfortunate record when it comes to English soil games.
Here are some important data from the second day of match day one.
Ajax v Liverpool: Can firmino stop rot?
This is Liverpool ‘s first meeting with Ajax since the 1966-67 European Cup, with the Dutch team winning 7-3 in the last 16.
Last season, Liverpool’s campaign ended at the same stage, with Atletico losing to Madrid. If they lose in Amsterdam, this is the first time since then Brendan Rogers The task they experienced from October to November 2014 Three Consecutive Champions League defeats.
may be Roberto Firmino The man to help them. He has been directly involved 26 Objectives (15 Scored, 11 With the help of) in 33 Champions League matches; Since making his debut in 2017-18, he is the only player in existence 10 Or more goals and assistance at that time Kylian Mbabane (13 Goals, 13 Helps).
Bayern Munich v Atletico Madrid: Lewandowski has history in sights
Bayern were the first team in history to win every trophy last season 11-Game winning run is already the longest ever in the competition.
Should do Robert Lewandowski Score, he will become the first player to do so 10 Consecutive Champions League group games. He now shares the record Nine With Cristiano Ronaldo, Who did so from 2012 to 2014.
Atletico won Twice In the previous one 10 Group games away from home, though Luis Suarez They can give them the energy they need – he scored Five Last goals Five The match starts, as he has handled in the past 31 Starting with integration.
Real Madrid v Shakhtar Donetsk: Sedan has set a 100 percent record
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real Madrid The Champions League is in the group stage 28 He never failed to reach the next round. Leeds United, who have done so twice, are the only team to have participated in multiple group stages and are 100 per cent proud of the record.
Madrid lost their last two matches last season – both legs of the last-16 draw with Manchester City – and lost to Shakhtar Donetsk. ThreeDefeat in the Champions League or European Cup September 1986.
With the captain Sergio Ramos Injured, Synedine Sidney Concerns about his defense. At least the forward line is in talented hands: Kareem Benzema Restricted Four And goals Two Helps throughout Six Shakhtar failed to keep a clean sheet of consecutive home games in the competition 22 Champions League consecutive matches.
Manchester City v Porto: More English misery?
Porto Played 20 The away games against English teams in Europe failed to win. In fact, they lost 17 He has not scored in the last seven matches. They are participating in this race, albeit a fair race Two Defeat 16 Champions League group stage matches.
City have an unbeaten record in the group stage 11 Defeat games 2-1 to Lyon in September 2018. They have too Raheem Sterling In sharp form: Forward scored 20 Goals in the match since making his debut for City in September 2015 Harry Kane Can match between English players at the time.
Inter v Borussia Mെnchengladbach:
9 – Romelu Lukaku scored nine goals in 11 appearances in the European Champions League final. Since the start of last season, Robert Lewandowski (15) and Erling Holland (10) have scored more nets throughout the Champions League and Europa League.
8 – Strike partner La Toro Martinez has won five of six Champions League starts and eight of 14 in Europe for Nerasuri.
Salzburg v Locomotive Moscow:
10 – Locomotive Moscow have lost 10 Champions League games since September 2018, more than any other club at the time.
16 – Salzburg scored 16 group stage goals last season but finished third in their group. Chelsea were the only team to score so many goals and knockouts in 2012-13.
Middle Zealand v Atlanta:
16 – Atlanta has scored at least once in 16 of the previous 17 European games, including nine in three matches in last season’s knockouts. Josep Illy has scored nine goals in 13 European appearances for the club.
18 – Midfielders scored 18 goals in eight matches in the 2015-16 Europa League, their previous participation in Europe. No team has given up more that season.
Olympiakos v. Marseille:
3 – This will be Andre Villas-Boas’ first Champions League game since March 2016. He lost three of his most recent matches in the competition.
41 – Steve Mandanda has played 41 games in a match, the most by any Marseille player in history. Goalkeepers make up 37% of the total Marseille players currently playing in this tournament.