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Match facts: Real Madrid v Dortmund

Published: Saturday 3 November 2012, 2.45CET
Match facts: Real Madrid v Dortmund
Dortmund's Neven Subotić and Karim Benzema of Madrid vie for possession on matchday three ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Saturday 3 November 2012, 2.45CET

Match facts: Real Madrid v Dortmund

Real Madrid

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Madrid have conceded 199 goals in the UEFA Champions League, 497 in all UEFA matches.

• Iker Casillas could make his 126th UEFA Champions League appearance, group stage to final, taking him third on his own in the all-time appearance list. Raúl González (142) leads the way with Ryan Giggs (130) second.

• Madrid have won their last seven UEFA Champions League games at the Santiago Bernabéu, stretching back to their 2-0 defeat by FC Barcelona in the 201/11 semi-finals.

• Madrid have scored more goals (8) and had more attempts on target (38) than any other team in the group stage.

• Cristiano Ronaldo has had 16 attempts on target and scored five goals, both more than any other player. The Portuguese international has found the net 14 times in his last ten UEFA Champions League appearances. Matchday three was the first time he had lost a UEFA Champions League match after scoring.

• Ángel Di María marked his 100th Madrid appearance with a goal while Michael Essien and Luka Modrić scored their first for the club on Saturday in a 4-0 win against Real Zaragoza. Essien's last goal, for Chelsea FC in a 1-0 derby victory over Fulham FC, came on 10 November 2010.

• The win was José Mourinho's 100th victory in charge of Madrid in his 133rd game, making the Portuguese the quickest coach to a century in the club's history.

• Mourinho's side won 4-1 at third-tier CD Alcoyano in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last-32 tie on 31 October.

• Karim Benzema, Casillas, Mesut Özil, Sergio Ramos, Ronaldo, and Xabi Alonso are in the running for the FIFA Ballon d'Or award, the winner of which will be announced on 7 January in Zurich. Mourinho is nominated for the prize of FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men's Football 2012.

• Marcelo is likely to miss the rest of the group stage after breaking a metatarsal in training with Brazil on 13 October.

• Ronaldo won his 100th cap in Portugal's 1-1 draw at home to Northern Ireland on 16 October.

• Liga champions with a record 100 points and 121 goals last term, Madrid endured their worst start to a campaign for 11 years when they lost two and drew one of their first four games. They did beat FC Barcelona on away goals in the Spanish Super Cup, losing 3-2 away and winning 2-1 at home.


UEFA Champions League statistics
• Dortmund have not won in six away games in UEFA competition, losing three and drawing three since a 4-3 victory at FC Karpaty Lviv on 16 September 2010 in the 2010/11 UEFA Europa League group stage.

• Marcel Schmelzer's goal against Real Madrid on matchday three was his first in UEFA club competition.

• Robert Lewandowski had nine shots wide in the first three matches; more than any other player.

• Dortmund failed to score for the first time in 27 games on Saturday as they were held to a 0-0 against VfB Stuttgart.

• Dortmund won 4-1 at second-tier VfR Aalen in the German Cup second round on 30 October. Julian Schieber scored his first goal for the club.

• Like Mourinho, Jürgen Klopp is in the running for the FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men's Football 2012.

• Sebastian Kehl suffered a facial injury against Stuttgart and went off in the first half. The Dortmund captain went to a hospital on Sunday and had a special protective mask fitted during a procedure that lasted six hours.

• Jakub Błaszczykowski has not played since tearing ankle ligaments in the 1-1 draw with Hannover 96 on 7 October. Patrick Owomoyela will be out until the new year after undergoing surgery on his left calf on 27 October.

• On 22 October, Łukasz Piszczek signed a contract extension which ties him to the club until summer 2017.

• Dortmund's 31-match unbeaten run in the Bundesliga, dating back a year and four days, ended when they lost 3-2 at Hamburger SV on 22 September. Three days later Klopp's side drew 3-3 with Eintracht Frankfurt. It was the first time since February 2010 Dortmund have conceded three in back-to-back games.

Last updated: 05/11/12 0.17CET

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