CHAMPIONS LEAGUE : REAL MADRID V BORUSSIA DORTMUND

Tuesday, April 30, 2013


Champions League

Tuesday April 30, 2013

Kick off: 19:45

Semifinal

Bernabéu

MATCH FACTS
Only one team has managed to overturn a 4-1 deficit after the first leg of a Champions League knockout game – it was Deportivo La Coruna against AC Milan in the quarter-finals of the 2003/04 campaign. They won 4-0 at the Riazor in the second leg.
Borussia Dortmund are unbeaten in their last four encounters with Real Madrid (two wins, two draws). They have met three times in the Champions League this season with Dortmund winning 2-1 and 4-1 at home and drawing at the Bernabeu (2-2).
Real Madrid have won two and drawn one of their three home games against Dortmund in the Champions League.
Borussia Dortmund are the only team unbeaten in the Champions League this season (seven wins, four draws).
Four of Dortmund’s five away games in the Champions League this season have ended in a draw.
Real Madrid haven’t reached the Champions League final since 2002 while Dortmund’s only final appearance was back in 1997 – they were the eventual winners, beating Juventus (3-1).
Real Madrid’s games have produced 42 goals (24 for, 18 against), the most in the Champions League this season.
Real Madrid have conceded seven goals in their last two CL games (three v Galatasaray and four v Dortmund).
Real Madrid have won 14 of their 17 Champions League games at the Bernabeu under Jose Mourinho. 10 of these games have been won by at least three-clear goals.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the top scorer in this season’s Champions League with 12 goals. It beats his previous best tally in the competition (10 goals in 2011/12).
Ronaldo has scored in each of his last six Champions League games, equalling the record previously set by Marouane Chamakh and Burak Yilmaz.
Ronaldo and Dortmund’s Marcel Schmelzer are the only outfield players to have featured in every single minute of this season’s Champions League campaign.
Robert Lewandowski has been directly involved in 52% of Dortmund’s goals in the Champions League this season, 12 out of 23 (10 goals, two assists). He became the first ever player to score four goals in a European Cup/Champions League game against Real Madrid.
MATCH ODDS
Real Madrid 4/7, Dortmund 4/1, draw 10/3
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