4 - Steven Gerrard is the 4th English player to hit 20+ CL goals, after Rooney (29), Scholes (24) & Lampard (23). Golden. 15 minutes ago

9 - Kostas Mitroglou has scored nine goals in his last 13 Champions League games. Nightmare 28 minutes ago

8 - Mario Balotelli has only scored eight goals in the Champions League but they have come for four different clubs. Journeyman. 25 minutes ago

26 - Real Madrid have now scored 26 goals in eight Champions League games in 2014. Juggernaut. 28 minutes ago

1 - Carlos Tevez has scored his first Champions League goal since April 2009 (a period of 1003 mins of play). Relief. 46 minutes ago

2 - Arsenal have conceded 2+ goals for the 11th time in their last 19 Champions League away games. Susceptible. 1 hours ago

1 - Liverpool and Arsenal have had a combined total of one shot on target so far. Frustrated. 1 hours ago

1:19 - Bram Nuytinck was booked after 1:19 mins, the fastest yellow card in the CL since Abou Diaby in Sep 2012 (0:21). Urgency. 1 hours ago

4 - Liverpool have now failed to score a first half goal at Anfield in four of their last five matches (all competitions). Lackadaisical. 1 hours ago

15 - Dortmund's opening goal against Arsenal came from their 15th shot of the game. Inevitable. 1 hours ago

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