Here @PricePerceivers provide the relevant stats, facts and angles ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League fixtures.
Bayern Munich v Arsenal:
Bayern come into this game winning 10 of their last 11 in all. Bayern are unbeaten at home this season and have scored in every single home game, winning 4 of their last 5 at the Allianz to nil. Bayern came 2nd in their group, winning 4 and losing 2 of their 6 games. Bayern won all 3 of their group home games, 2 of those wins were to nil while 2 of those were by a margin of 2 or more goals. Robert Lewandoski scored 5 goals in the group stage and netted in all 3 home group matches. 4 of Bayern’s 6 group games saw Over 2.5 goals, including 2 of their 3 home games. Bayern had 6 or more corners in each of their 3 group games and average 7.8 team corners per Bundesliga home game. Arsenal scored 18 goals in the group phase, only Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund scored more. Arsenal have been knocked out in this stage in each of the last 6 seasons. 4 of Arsenal’s 6 group games saw Over 2.5 goals, including 2 of their 3 away games. Both teams scored in 4 of Arsenal’s 6 group games, including all 3 of their away games. Domestically, Arsenal have kept 2 clean sheets in their last 6 league games
Real Madrid v Napoli:
Real Madrid come into this game top of La Liga and having won 3 of their last 4 matches. Real qualified for this stage finishing 2nd and unbeaten in their group, winning 3 and drawing 3 of their 6 matches. At home Madrid have lost just 1 game this season and have won 5 of their last 6. Madrid won 2 of their 3 home Champions League group stage games while both teams scored in all 6 of their group games. As well as seeing both teams score, all 6 of those games also went on to have Over 2.5 goals. Madrid had 5 or more corners in all 6 of their group games and they average 6.7 team corners per La Liga home game. Napoli are on a run of 18 games unbeaten and have won 7 of their last 8 competitive matches, winning 5 of their last 6 away games. Napoli topped their group to reach this stage, winning 3, drawing 2 and losing 1. Napoli were unbeaten away from home in the group stage, winning 2 of their 3 games with both teams scoring in all 3 of those away games. Napoli have fired blank just once in their last 23 matches in all competitions and have scored 2 or more goals in 11 of their last 13 matches. Dries Mertens scored 4 goals in the group stage.