Matt's By The Numbers Report: Real Madrid

by Matthew Taylor

Hey Reds! The greatest club competition returns, and it returns to the greatest stadium in the world! There's just nothing like big European nights at Anfield! After two huge wins in a row, Liverpool welcomes Real Madrid for the first leg of the Champions League round of 16. With two of the most iconic European clubs clashing, this is truly a fixture you do not want to miss! Let's take a look at some of the key numbers heading into this huge game.

2 - The Reds have 2 clean sheets in their last 2 games! 🛑

2 - Cody Gakpo now has 2 goals in 2 games for LFC! 🔥

2-1 - Liverpool beat Inter Milan 2-1 on aggregate in last season's round of sixteen UCL clash! 👀

3 - Darwin Nunez has scored in his last 3 consecutive Champions League games! 🇺🇾

3 - Liverpool is looking for their 3rd consecutive win! 🤞

4 - Diogo Jota is the joint top-assister in the Champions League with 4! 🇵🇹

5 - Liverpool is on a 5 game-winning streak in the Champions League! 🌟

7 - Mo Salah is the joint top-goalscorer in the Champions League with 7! 👑

15 - The second leg will be played on March 15th at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. 👀

17 - The Reds have scored 17 times in this year's competition, which is the fourth highest! ⚽️

350 - Bobby Firmino appeared in his 350th game for Liverpool! 🤩

1981 - Liverpool beat Real Madrid in 1981 to clinch their third European Cup! 🏆

2009 - Liverpool beat Real Madrid four-zero at Anfield in the Champions League in 2009! Who remembers those Stevie G and Torres performances?! 😍

C'mon you Reds! 🔴

By The Numbers
Cody Gakpo, Alisson Becker, and Mohamed Salah in training ahead of the Real Madrid match.​​

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