IFFHS CONTINENTAL NEWS - UEFA
Picture : Vinícius Júnior is the youngest visiting player (22 years 224 days) to score a brace against Liverpool at Anfield in a European game since Johan Cruyff who did it in December 1966 for Ajax at 19 years 233 days.
Statistics on Champions’ League round of 16 (February 21)
*Real Madrid have won a game away from home (5-2 vs Liverpool), after being 2 goals behind, in the history of European competitions.
*Liverpool have conceded more than 3 goals in a home European match for the first time ever.
*Only one visiting team has scored 5+ goals (in any competition) at Anfield in the last 70 years: Arsenal (6-3 win in the League Cup, 2007). Last more ancient case: 1-5 home loss from Preston North End in 1953 (in the league).
*Liverpool became the first team in Champions League history to lose a game by 3+ goal margin after taking 2-0 lead.
*Real Madrid became the first team since 2003-04 to score 5+ goals in a Champions League match despite having fewer than 10 shots (9).
*Darwin Núñez has scored Liverpool's quickest ever home Champions League goal (3 minutes 10 seconds after kick-off).
*Mohamed Salah has scored his 42nd goal for Liverpool in European tournaments; he broke the club record of Steven Gerrard (41).
*Mohamed Salah has scored his 44th goal in the Champions League, equaling the competition's record of Didier Drogba for African players.
*Karim Benzema has scored his first goals in this UCL campaign, so it is his 18th season with goals in Champions League: he equaled Lionel Messi’s record.