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Match facts: Tottenham v Real Madrid

Published: Sunday 10 April 2011, 4.29CET
Match facts: Tottenham v Real Madrid
Tottenham defenders Benoît Assou-Ekotto and Michael Dawson track Ángel Di María during the first leg ©Getty Images features

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Published: Sunday 10 April 2011, 4.29CET

Match facts: Tottenham v Real Madrid


UEFA milestones
• Spurs have scored 46 European Champion Clubs' Cup goals. They have struck 296 in UEFA competition, conceding 149.

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Spurs have had fewer shots on goal (41), corners (37) and offside calls against them (15) than any other quarter-finalist.

• Peter Crouch has committed 26 fouls, more than any player still involved.

• Tottenham first team coach Joe Jordan served a one-match ban in the first leg; Crouch is suspended for one game following his red card in Madrid.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 9 April: Tottenham Hotspur FC 3-2 Stoke City FC (Crouch 11 34, Modrić 18; Etherington 27, Jones 41)
Gomes; Ćorluka, Dawson, Kaboul, Assou-Ekotto (Gallas 90); Van der Vaart, Huddlestone, Modrić, Bale; Pavlyuchenko, Crouch

• Luka Modrić's first goal since November helped Tottenham end a sequence of six games without a win – the north London club's worst run since October 2007.

• Peter Crouch's opener was Tottenham's first goal since Roman Pavlyuchenko's effort in the 3-3 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC on 6 March.

• In between, Harry Redknapp's side went four games without a goal, their longest drought since March 2002.

• Tottenham have scored just 19 goals in 17 games in 2011.

• The Stoke victory was the 12th time Tottenham have scored three goals this season, winning nine, drawing two and losing one – away to FC Internazionale Milano – in the process.

• Spurs are 17 matches unbeaten at White Hart Lane, winning 11 and drawing six since a 4-1 League Cup defeat by Arsenal FC on 21 September.

• Tottenham have lost just four of their last 27 games, winning 13.

• Prior to defeating Newcastle United FC 2-0 on 28 December, Tottenham had kept one clean sheet in 23 matches – against Werder Bremen on Matchday 5. They have kept nine in their last 18 games.

• Ten of the 36 league goals Tottenham have conceded have come in the last 15 minutes.

Injury news
• Younes Kaboul (out since 28 December, knee) and Tom Huddlestone (9 November, ankle) returned to the starting XI against Stoke.

• Vedran Ćorluka shook off an ankle problem he suffered in Madrid to line up at right-back.

• Aaron Lennon, a late withdrawal with illness in Madrid, was not in Saturday's squad.

• Wilson Palacios (out since 22 February, knee) and Steven Pienaar (26 March, groin) have both been sidelined. Niko Kranjčar has been carrying a foot injury.

• Alan Hutton is expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury in training on 31 March.

• Jonathan Woodgate made his first competitive appearance since November 2009 at AC Milan on 15 February after a long-standing groin problem but has not played since having strained a left adductor muscle.

• A recurrent groin strain has restricted Ledley King to one appearance since 29 September though he was an unused substitute for the second leg against Milan. The Tottenham captain had an operation in Germany on 8 February.

• Rafael van der Vaart and Gareth Bale have been nominated for the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award, with Bale also in contention for the Young Player prize.

• South Africa centre-back Bongani Khumalo completed his move to Tottenham in January but has not been registered for the UEFA Champions League.

Real Madrid

UEFA milestones
• Madrid have scored 899 goals in UEFA competition.

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Madrid and FC Barcelona are the competition's highest scorers with 23 goals.

• Madrid have had more shots on target (78) and won more corners (62) than any other team in the last eight.

• Mesut Özil has claimed six assists; more than any other player.

• Cristiano Ronaldo has had 21 shots on goal, the joint highest total along with Lionel Messi, and 26 shots wide, more than any other player.

• Pepe serves a one-match ban following his first-leg yellow card; Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos, Ricardo Carvalho, Ángel Di María and Raúl Albiol are within a booking of suspension.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 9 April: Athletic Club 0-3 Real Madrid CF (Kaká 13pen 54pen, Ronaldo 70)
Casillas; Ramos, Albiol, Garay (Carvalho 77), Pepe, Arbeloa; Di María (Alonso 67), Diarra, Granero, Kaká; Higuaín (Ronaldo 62)

• José Mourinho made seven changes to the team that started at home to Tottenham, with only Iker Casillas, Ramos, Pepe and Di María retaining their places.

• Casillas moved above José Antonio Camacho to seventh on Madrid's all time Liga appearance list. It was the goalkeeper's 415th game, still some way short of Raúl González's record of 550.

• With Ronaldo starting on the bench, Kaká assumed penalty-taking duties and doubled his goal tally for the season.

• Madrid have conceded two goals in their last six games, keeping four clean sheets in the process.

• Madrid's next two fixtures are against Barcelona, at home in the Liga on Saturday before travelling to Valencia on 20 April for the final of the Copa del Rey, a competition they last won in 1992/93. Mourinho's side lost 5-0 at the Camp Nou in November.

• Mourinho's 150-match unbeaten run at home in the league ended on 2 April when Real Sporting de Gijón won 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabéu. It was his first home league loss since 23 February 2002 when SC Beira-Mar overcame his FC Porto side 3-2. After leaving Porto in 2004 he extended the run with Chelsea FC (2004 to 2007) and FC Internazionale Milano (2008 to 2010) before moving to Madrid.

• This is the first time since 1999/2000 that Madrid have reached this stage of the season still challenging on all three fronts: Liga, UEFA Champions League and Copa del Rey.

• Karim Benzema has scored in each of his last five games for Madrid, eight goals in all.

• Ronaldo has amassed 42 goals in 48 appearances for club and country this season.

• On 22 December Madrid beat Levante UD 8-0 in the Copa del Rey, Benzema and Ronaldo scoring hat-tricks. It was the Merengues' biggest victory since Emilio Butragueño and Hugo Sánchez scored four apiece in a 9-1 win against FC Wacker Innsbruck in the European Champion Clubs' Cup second round on 24 October 1990.

Injury news
• Sami Khedira missed the Athletic Club game due to flu while Pedro León was ruled out with the recurrence of a right knee injury he suffered ahead of last week's Tottenham match.

• On Saturday Gonzalo Higuaín made his first start since suffering a slipped disc on 20 November after two substitute appearances.

• Benzema has not played since tearing a hamstring in France's 0-0 friendly draw with Croatia on 29 March.

• Fernando Gago, who missed the first half of the season with a knee problem, tore an adductor on 4 March.

• In November Rubén de la Red, 25, retired due to a heart problem. He is now a coach at the club.

Last updated: 18/04/11 16.05CET

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