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Match facts: Chelsea v Juventus

Published: Sunday 16 September 2012, 2.45CET
Match facts: Chelsea v Juventus
Fernando Torres, Branislav Ivanović and Juan Mata celebrate ©Getty Images
Published: Sunday 16 September 2012, 2.45CET

Match facts: Chelsea v Juventus


UEFA Champions League statistics
• Chelsea have conceded 97 goals in the UEFA Champions League, group stage to final.

• The Blues won all six of their UEFA Champions League home games last season, scoring 17 goals and conceding two in the process.

• John Terry is available after serving a two-match suspension following his red card in last season's semi-final second leg at FC Barcelona.

International duty
• Fourteen Chelsea players were called up for senior duty during the international break: Terry, Frank Lampard, Gary Cahill, Daniel Sturridge, Ashley Cole, Ryan Bertrand (England), Eden Hazard (Belgium), Fernando Torres, Juan Mata (Spain), Petr Čech (Czech Republic), Branislav Ivanović (Serbia), David Luiz, Ramires and Oscar (Brazil).

• Lampard scored twice, the first a penalty, as England kicked off 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying with a 5-0 victory in Moldova on 7 September. He was on target from the spot again four days later in a 1-1 draw with Ukraine; Bertrand came on for his competitive debut for England.

• Cole missed both of England's games with an ankle knock, while a similar problem ruled Terry out of the Ukraine match.

• Captain Ivanović scored his seventh goal in 54 international appearances in Serbia's 6-1 qualifying victory over Wales on 11 September.

• Fernando Torres won his 100th cap for Spain on 7 September in a 5-0 friendly win against Saudi Arabia.

• Ramires and Oscar (penalty) were on target as Brazil triumphed 8-0 over China in a friendly on 10 September.

• Oriol Romeu helped Spain advance to the UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-offs as group winners.

• Mata and Torres came off the bench to score in Spain's UEFA EURO 2012 final victory against Italy on 1 July, the latter becoming the first player to find the net in two UEFA European Championship showpieces.

Summer transfers
Eden Hazard (LOSC Lille)
Marko Marin (SV Werder Bremen)
Oscar (SC Internacional)
César Azpilicueta (Olympique de Marseille)
Victor Moses (Wigan Athletic FC)

Didier Drogba (Shanghai Shenhua FC)
Salomon Kalou (LOSC Lille)
José Bosingwa (Queens Park Rangers FC)
Raul Meireles (Fenerbahçe SK)
Thibaut Courtois (Club Atlético de Madrid, loan)
Kevin De Bruyne (SV Werder Bremen, loan)
Romelu Lukaku (West Bromwich Albion FC, loan)
Josh McEachran (Middlesbrough FC, loan)
Yossi Benayoun (West Ham United FC, loan)
Gael Kakuta (Vitesse, loan)

• Chelsea's 4-1 defeat by Atlético on 31 August equalled the record for the heaviest UEFA Super Cup loss by reigning European champions. FC Bayern München suffered an identical reverse at RSC Anderlecht in 1976.

• Bertrand, who made his senior international debut in England's friendly against Italy last month, signed a new five-year deal on 5 September.

• FA Cup holders Chelsea lost 3-2 to Premier League champions Manchester City FC in the FA Community Shield on 12 August.


UEFA Champions League statistics
• The Juventus Stadium, opened in 2011, will host UEFA Champions League games for the first time this season. Their record in 20 home matches over the previous five European campaigns reads: W14 D4 L2.

• Juventus' next draw will be their 50th in the European Cup.

International duty
• Twelve Juventus players were on senior duty during the international break: Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Emanuele Giaccherini, Claudio Marchisio, Andrea Pirlo, Sebastian Giovinco (Italy), Kwadwo Asamoah (Ghana), Mauricio Isla, Arturo Vidal (Chile), Stephen Lichtsteiner (Switzerland) and Mirko Vučinić (Montenegro).

• All seven Juve players started Italy's 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying 2-2 draw with Bulgaria on 7 September. Giaccherini and Giovinco dropped out of the XI four days later, when Marchisio and Pirlo claimed an assist apiece in a 2-0 win against Malta.

• Pirlo won his 91st cap against Malta, joining Alessandro Del Piero in seventh on Italy's list of all-time appearances.

• Vučinić scored as Montenegro drew 2-2 with Poland in qualifying on 7 September.

• Buffon, Bonucci, Barzagli, Giorgio Chiellini, Pirlo and Marchisio played the UEFA EURO 2012 final in July, losing 4-0 to Spain.

• Isla made his first competitive appearance in seven months following a knee injury when he started Chile's 3-1 defeat by Colombia on 11 September.

Summer transfers
Lúcio (FC Internazionale Milano)
Paul Pogba (Manchester United FC)
Kwadwo Asamoah (Udinese Calcio)
Mauricio Isla (Udinese Calcio)
Rubinho (free agent)
Sebastian Giovinco (Parma FC)
Martín Cáceres (Sevilla FC)
Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal FC, loan)

Alessandro Del Piero (Sydney FC)
Cristian Pasquato (Udinese Calcio)
Eljero Elia (SV Werder Bremen)
Miloš Krasić (Fenerbahçe SK)
Michele Pazienza (Bologna FC)
Jorge Martínez (CFR 1907 Cluj, loan)
Marco Motta (Bologna FC, loan)
Felipe Melo (Galatasaray AŞ, loan)
Reto Ziegler (FC Lokomotiv Moskva, loan)
Alexander Manninger (released)
Fabio Grosso (released)

• Buffon has made 399 appearances in all competitions for Juventus since joining from Parma in 2001.

• The Bianconeri are 42 Serie A games unbeaten, since a 1-0 defeat at Parma on 15 May 2011.

• Juventus won the Italian Super Cup on 11 August, defeating Coppa Italia holders SSC Napoli 4-2 in extra time

• Del Piero departed this summer after 19 seasons at Juventus that brought 705 senior appearances and 289 goals – both club records.

Last updated: 17/09/12 12.14CET

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