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Champions League play-off number crunching

The UEFA Champions League play-off draw has been made. UEFA.com looks at which clubs, nations and players have thrived since the round was introduced.

Basel hope to match Arsenal's record tally of play-off wins
Basel hope to match Arsenal's record tally of play-off wins ©Getty Images

Key facts
Twice teams have gone from the play-offs to the semis: Bayern in 2012 and Lyon in 2010
APOEL in 2012 are the only side to reach the quarter-finals from the champions route
Celtic in 2013 are the most recent of four teams to make the last 16 from the champions route
Astana hope to be the first Kazakh club to win in the play-offs
27 different countries have had play-off winners – five for England, Germany and Spain

The ties
Astana v APOEL, Skënderbeu v Dinamo Zagreb, Celtic v Malmö, Basel v Maccabi Tel-Aviv, BATE v Partizan, Lazio v Bayer Leverkusen, Manchester United v Club Brugge, Sporting CP v CSKA Moskva, Rapid v Shakhtar, Valencia v Monaco.

Best performing play-off winners each season
2014/15: Arsenal/Bayer Leverkusen, round of 16
2013/14: AC Milan/Arsenal/Schalke 04/Zenit, round of 16
2012/13: Málaga, quarter-finals
2011/12: Bayern München, semi-finals
2010/11: Tottenham Hotspur, quarter-finals
2009/10: Olympique Lyonnais, semi-finals

Best performing champions route teams each season
2014/15: All 5 teams finished fourth in group
2013/14: FC Basel, group stage third place/UEFA Europa League quarter-finals
2012/13: Celtic, round of 16
2011/12: APOEL, quarter-finals
2010/11: FC København, round of 16
2009/10: Olympiacos, round of 16

Play-offs: best and worst seasons
2011/12: Five of ten sides got past group stage, four as group winners
2009/10, 2013/14: Four league route teams made it to the round of 16
2010/11, 2012/13: Only two clubs (one from each route) advanced out of their groups
2014/15: All five champions route winners finished fourth in their groups

Arsenal secured a fourth play-off win last season
Arsenal secured a fourth play-off win last season©Getty Images

Most play-off wins by club (max 6)
Arsenal 4
APOEL, FC Basel, BATE Borisov 3

Most goals
Arsenal 14

Penalty shoot-outs
2014/15: Ludogorets Razgrad 6-5 Steaua Bucureşti (after two 1-0 home wins)
2012/13: Udinese 4-5 Braga (after two 1-1 draws)
2011/12: Genk 4-1 Maccabi Haifa (after two 2-1 home wins)
2010/11: Anderlecht 2-3 Partizan (after two 2-2 draws)

FCK fell to Leverkusen 12 months ago
FCK fell to Leverkusen 12 months ago©Getty Images

Most play-off participations by club
Celtic*, FC København 5
APOEL*, Arsenal, Basel*, Dinamo Zagreb* 4

League stats:
Most different national representatives
Spain 7*
Germany*, Italy* 6
Portugal* 5

Most participations by nation
Denmark, Portugal*, France*, Germany*, Italy*, Spain*, Switzerland* 7
Austria*, Belgium*, England*, Russia* 6

Málaga beat Panathinaikos and made the 2011/12 last eight
Málaga beat Panathinaikos and made the 2011/12 last eight©AFP/Getty Images

Most play-off wins by nation
England, Germany, Spain 5
France, Portugal 4
Belarus, Cyprus, Russia, Switzerland 3
Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Israel, Italy, Romania, Scotland 2
Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Netherlands, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine 1

Entries in play-offs without victory
Turkey 3
Poland 2
Kazakhstan, Latvia 1

Player stats:
Most appearances

Mathias Jørgensen (FC København/PSV Einhdoven) 8

Most goals
Lisandro (Lyon) 4

*Includes 2015/16