Bayern Munich welcome Real Madrid for the crucial second leg of the Champions League semi-final to the Allianz Arena. Real Madrid hold a 1-0 lead from the win back at Santiago Bernabeu and know that the tie could be sealed with an away goal or two. To watch the Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid Live Streaming, click here.
Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are meeting for the 16th time in the Champions League. Both sides have won 14 European Cup/Champions League titles between each other (9 and 5 respectively). Here are the stats you need to know about Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. (Champions League semi-final facts: Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid)
BAYERN MUNICH STATS
1- Bayern Munich have beaten Real Madrid eight times (out of 15 games), more than any other side in the Champions League.
2- Bayern Munich have reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the fourth time in the last five seasons. They are the defending champions after last season’s win against Borussia Dortmund.
3- Bayern Munich’s 1-0 defeat in the first leg of this tie was their first defeat in 10 Champions League knockout matches; this after winning seven and drawing two of the previous nine.
4- All seven of Bayern Munich’s goals in this season’s knockout stages of the Champions League have been scored from the 54th minute onwards.
5- Arjen Robben has scored seven goals and delivered five assists in his last 12 Champions League games.
6- Pep Guardiola has reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the fifth time in as many seasons as a manager (4 with Barcelona, 1 with Bayern Munich).
7- Bayern Munich have scored in 24 of their last 25 Champions League matches at home.
8- This will be the 15th occasion that Bayern have hosted a Spanish side in the Champions League. They have only prevented their Spanish opponents from scoring in two of those games, but they have scored themselves in each match.
9- Bayern Munich have averaged the highest possession figure in the Champions League this season (69.6%). Bayern managed to record 71.7% possession in the first leg; the most by a losing side in a single 2013-14 Champions League game.
REAL MADRID STATS
1- Real Madrid have reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the fourth consecutive season. However, they haven’t reached the final since 2002.
2- Real Madrid have won 10 of their last 12 Champions League games (D1 L1). Their only defeat this season came in their last away game at Dortmund (0-2).
3- Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 35 goals in his last 28 Champions League games. He has netted 14 this season, the joint-highest tally in a European Cup campaign alongside José Altafini (14 goals with AC Milan in 1962/63) & Lionel Messi (14 with Barcelona in 2011/12).
4- Carlo Ancelotti has reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the fifth time as manager, and for the first time since 2007 (four with AC Milan, one with Real Madrid).
5- Ancelotti has never lost against Bayern Munich as manager in the Champions League (W5 D2).
6- Karim Benzema has been involved in 10 goals in nine Champions League appearances for Real Madrid this season (five goals, five assists).
7- Real Madrid have never lost a Champions League game that Karim Benzema has scored in (W15 D3).
PAST THREE MEETINGS
Real Madrid 1 (Benzema) Bayern Munich 0, Champions League, semi-finals, April 2014
Real Madrid 2 (Ronaldo 2) Bayern Munich 1 (Robben), Champions League, semi-finals, April 2012 (Bayern win 3-1 on penalties)
Bayern Munich 2 (Ribery, Gomez) Real Madrid 1 (Ozil), Champions League, semi-finals, April 2012