IFFHS CONTINENTAL NEWS - UEFA
Picture : Marcus Rashford has scored 22 goals for Manchester United in all competitions this season, equaling his best tally in a single campaign (22 goals in 2019-20).
Statistics on Champions’League/Europa League games of 15-16 February
*Chelsea (0-1 vs Borussia Dortmund) have scored just 4 goals in 9 matches in all competitions of 2023.
They have only won 1 of those 9 games (1-0 against Crystal Palace) and just 3 of their last 16 official matches.
*Benfica (2-0 vs Club Brugge) won away from home in the playoff of the Champions League by 2+ goals difference for the first time in 17 years (2-0 vs Liverpool at Anfield on 8 March 2006).
*One of Benfica goals were scored from penalty (Joao Mario). It ended the streak of 20 consecutive UCL playoff games for Benfica without penalties in favor. The record of competition in this category belongs to Ajax (26 games in a row without earning penalties, since 1995).
*The game Barcelona vs Manchester United (2-2) became the most attended in the history of Europa League (90.225 spectators).
Prior to that, the most attended games were Tottenham vs Gent in 2017 (80.465) and Barcelona vs Eintracht in 2022 (79.468).
*Barcelona have conceded multiple goals in 4 successive European matches for the 4th time overall and for the first time since 1997/98.
*Barcelona have only won 2 of their last 12 European competition games at the Camp Nou (1-0 against Dinamo Kyiv and 5-1 against Viktoria Plzen), tying 5 and losing 5 with aggregate goal difference 15-23.