CHAMPIONS LEAGUE : BORUSSIA DORTMUND V SHAKHTAR DONETSK 2013

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Tuesday March 5, 2013 Kick off: 19:45 Last 16 Signal Iduna Park

MATCH FACTS
Borussia Dortmund are one of three teams unbeaten in the Champions League this season with Juventus and Schalke.
No Ukrainian team has ever beaten Borussia Dortmund in European competition (including qualifiers) (five losses, two draws).
Borussia Dortmund have won all three of their home games in the Champions League this season, conceding only one goal.
Shakhtar Donetsk have only lost once in their four trips to Germany in European competition (two wins, one draw), against Eintracht Frankfurt (0-3) in UEFA Cup in October 1980.
This is only the second time Shakhtar have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League after 2010/11 when they were eventually knocked out in the quarter-finals.
Shakhtar are unbeaten in their last five encounters with German clubs in European competition (three wins, two draws).
11 of Shakhtar’s last 12 goals in the Champions League have been scored by Brazilian players (Texeira (2), Fernandinho (1), Willian (4), Luiz Adriano (3), Douglas Costa (1)).
Shakhtar have scored in 11 of their last 12 away games in European competition (23 goals overall).
Mario Götze is involved in four of Dortmund’s last six goals in the Champions League (one goal, three assists).
Shakhtar’s Fernandinho has completed the most dribbles in the Champions League this season (27).
All three of Marco Reus’ Champions League goals this season have came away from home for Borussia Dortmund.
Of the teams left in the competition only Celtic (66.0%) have a worse passing accuracy in the opposition’s half than Borussia Dortmund (71.9%).
ODDS
Dortmund 8/12, draw 13/5, Shakhtar 5/1

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