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Match facts: PSG v Dinamo Zagreb

Published: Saturday 3 November 2012, 2.45CET
Match facts: PSG v Dinamo Zagreb
Zlatan Ibrahimović (right) heads clear of Dinamo's Josip Šimunić on matchday three ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Saturday 3 November 2012, 2.45CET

Match facts: PSG v Dinamo Zagreb


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• PSG's victory in Zagreb on matchday three was their first away win in the UEFA Champions League in 11 attempts, since a 1-0 victory at IFK Göteborg in November 1997.

• Zlatan Ibrahimović's goal on matchday one made him the first player to score for six different clubs in the UEFA Champions League. The Sweden captain had previously found the net for AFC Ajax, Juventus, FC Internazionale Milano, FC Barcelona and AC Milan.

• PSG have conceded 47 UEFA Champions League goals, group stage to final.

• Ibrahimović was sent off 20 minutes from time on Saturday as PSG lost 2-1 to AS Saint-Étienne – their first home league defeat since Carlo Ancelotti's appointment at the end of 2011. Blaise Matuidi and Clément Chantôme both went off with injuries.

• Guillaume Hoarau scored PSG's consolation, his first goal in 12 games stretching back to 25 March.

• PSG had gone 473 minutes without conceding a goal in all competitions before Mamadou Sakho's own goal against St-Etienne.

• PSG advanced to the French League Cup quarter-finals on 31 October with a 2-0 home win against Olympique de Marseille, winners of the last three editions. PSG will visit St-Etienne in the last eight on 27 November.

• Ibrahimović is in the running for the FIFA Ballon d'Or award, the winner of which will be announced on 7 January.

• Work starts this month on refurbishing the Parc des Princes ahead of UEFA EURO 2016.

• Nenê was ruled out for three to six weeks after breaking his cheekbone on 20 October.

• Ibrahimović scored after 27 seconds in the 2-1 win at LOSC Lille on 2 September, PSG's quickest-ever league goal.

Dinamo Zagreb

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• Ivan Kelava and Domagoj Vida have played all 810 minutes of Dinamo's UEFA Champions League campaign, qualifying included.

• Dinamo's 2-0 loss to FC Porto on matchday one was their first defeat in 34 games since Ante Čačić took the reins on 23 December 2011, winning 24.

• The matchday three reverse against PSG took Dinamo's losing streak in the UEFA Champions League proper to nine matches. RSC Anderlecht have suffered the most successive defeats in the competition's history with 12. Dinamo are now level with second-placed SK Rapid Wien.

• Vida struck twice in Friday's 3-1 win against NK Istra, doubling his league goals tally this season. After 11 appearances he has already equalled his best return for a campaign, set with NK Osijek in 2009/10. Sammir was also on target with his 11th goal in 12 league outings, already his best tally in what is his seventh season at Dinamo.

• Leading 2-0 at home with seven minutes remaining, holders Dinamo were knocked out of the Croatian Cup in the second round by NK Zadar on 30 October. A double from Stipe Perica, 17, took the tie to extra time, where Josip Ivančić scored the winner. Dinamo had not exited the tournament before the quarter-finals since 2005.

• Mateo Kovačić has been included in an experimental 22-man Croatia squad for a three-day training camp that concludes with a friendly against a Croatian First League XI in Rijeka on 14 November.

• Brazilian-born midfielder Sammir made his debut for Croatia in their 2-1 FIFA World Cup qualifying victory against the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 12 October.

• Alen Halilović became the youngest scorer in Prva Liga history, aged 16 years and 111 days, when he capped a late cameo with the final goal in his side's 4-1 win at NK Slaven Koprivnica on 7 October. Eight days earlier the midfielder had broken the equivalent appearance record with a substitute outing against HNK Hajduk Split.

Last updated: 03/11/12 20.10CET

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