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Quarter-final second-leg facts and stats

Published: Thursday 10 April 2014, 14.28CET
UEFA.com has the key stats from this week's games, which resulted in a debut semi-finalist and unwanted history repeating itself for Paris Saint-Germain.
Quarter-final second-leg facts and stats
Atlético are into the UEFA Champions League semi-finals for the first time ©AFP/Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Thursday 10 April 2014, 14.28CET

Quarter-final second-leg facts and stats

UEFA.com has the key stats from this week's games, which resulted in a debut semi-finalist and unwanted history repeating itself for Paris Saint-Germain.

• Manchester United FC's 3-1 reverse at FC Bayern München was the English team's 200th UEFA Champions League match, group stage to final. They became the first club to reach that competition milestone. Real Madrid CF will join them on the figure should they make the final.

• Chelsea FC's defeat of Paris Saint-Germain was the second time in successive seasons the French side have been eliminated in the quarter-finals on the away goals rule, following their loss to FC Barcelona in 2012/13. Only one other team, Manchester United, have previously been knocked out more than once by that method in the UEFA Champions League's last eight – in 1997/98 by AS Monaco FC and 2009/10 by Bayern.

• Chelsea became the first club in six years to win a UEFA Champions League quarter-final after losing the first leg. They themselves last achieved the feat with a 3-2 aggregate victory over Fenerbahçe SK in 2007/08.

• It is the second time Chelsea have recovered a 3-1 first-leg deficit, after their 4-1 extra-time triumph against SSC Napoli in the 2011/12 round of 16. Just one other side in UEFA Champions League history have overturned arrears of 3-1 from the first leg, and on that occasion Chelsea were the victims as Barcelona thrashed them 5-1 after extra time in the second leg of the 1999/2000 quarter-finals.

• Club Atlético de Madrid became the third Spanish team to oust Barcelona from the competition, an achievement previously managed by Valencia CF in 1999/2000 and Real Madrid in 2001/02. Both those ties were semi-finals. The Catalans' sole victory in an all-Spanish tie came in the 2010/11 semis when they overcame Madrid.

• Atlético are through to the last four of the UEFA Champions League for the first time, becoming the 27th club to get this far. Of the other 11 that have made it just once to the semi-finals, only Bayer 04 Leverkusen, in 2002, proceeded to the final.

• Real Madrid will contest their ninth UEFA Champions League semi-final – one short of Barcelona's record. It is the first time since 2007 that Barça are not among the last four, their defeat by Atlético bringing their record-breaking run of six straight semi-final qualifications to an end. Madrid are now on four consecutive semi-final participations, with Bayern on three.

• With the elimination of Barcelona and Manchester United, Raúl González's all-time UEFA Champions League appearance record of 142 matches is safe for another season, with closest pursuers Xavi Hernández and Ryan Giggs remaining one game behind. The 40-year-old Giggs was not selected for the fixture in Munich, which could prove his last opportunity to equal Raúl's record total.

• Spain boasts two UEFA Champions League semi-finalists for the fourth season running – and the eighth time in all. It is the first time one nation has enjoyed multiple representation in the semis for more than three successive campaigns.

• The progress of Real Madrid and Atlético means Spain has increased its record number of semi-final participations to 24. Next best in the all-time list is England, with 20, while Bayern’s qualification takes Germany to third-equal billing alongside Italy with 13 participations apiece.

• This is the third time two teams from the same city have reached the semi-finals. The preceding two occasions were 2003, when AC Milan and FC Internazionale Milano were involved, and 2009, when Arsenal and Chelsea made it.

Last updated: 10/04/14 19.05CET

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