3 - The three teams to beat Liverpool in a competitive penalty shootout are Wimbledon, Northampton Town and Besiktas. Array. 10 hours ago

35 - Since joining Southampton in 2009/10, Rickie Lambert has scored all 35 penalties in club football. Expert. 10 hours ago

9 - Liverpool have won nine of their last 10 penalty shootouts. Precision. 10 hours ago

7 - @dembabafoot has been involved in seven of the 12 goals Besiktas scored in the Europa League this season. Master. 10 hours ago

1992/93 - The last season to see no English club reach a European quarter-final. Possibility? @rob_goodman @itvfootball @BBCFtbl 10 hours ago

5 - Fiorentina have kept five clean sheets in five home meetings with English sides, winning four (all 2-0) and drawing one. Machine. 11 hours ago

1 - Inter have beaten Celtic for the first time in European history, having drawn three and lost one of four games before today. Buoyed. 11 hours ago

5 - Mohamed Salah's five goals in major European competitions have all come against English sides (3 v Chelsea, 2 v Spurs). Scourge. 11 hours ago

2 - Fiorentina have scored two goals from four shots on target over both legs against Tottenham; Spurs have scored one from eight. Margins. 11 hours ago

4 - Liverpool have won their last four matches against Turkish opposition, scoring 12 and conceding just one in those games. Delight. 13 hours ago

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