Picture : Karim Benzema and Fiorentino Perez present the 1000th Real Madrid Goal in the Champions Cup/Champions League !
IFFHS statistics on Champions’ League group stage round 4 (November 3)
*Karim Benzema who made a brace vs Shakhtar (2-1) is the oldest Real Madrid player (33 years 319 days) to score 2+ goals in a European Cup/Champions League game since Ferenc Puskás (4 goals vs Feyenoord in September 1965 at the age of 38 years 173 days).
*Karim Benzema has scored Real Madrid's 1,000th goal in the Champions Cup/Champions League (including qualifiers). Real Madrid is the first club to reach this mark.
*The most goals of those 1000 were scored by Cristiano Ronaldo (105), Raúl (66), Benzema (62), Di Stéfano (49), Puskás (35), Gento (31), Amancio (21), Santillana (21).
*Shakhtar Donetsk's last 6 goals in the Champions League have all been scored against the same opponent: Real Madrid.
*After a win vs Atletico Mardir (2-0), Liverpool equalled the club record of 25 successive matches (18 wins, 7 draws) unbeaten in all competitions, set from March to September 1982 (20 wins, 5 draws).
*It was Jürgen Klopp's 200th win in his 334th game as head coach of Liverpool in all competitions. He is the 5th coach in the club’s history to reach the landmark, following Bill Shankly (407), Tom Watson (329), Bob Paisley (307) and Kenny Dalglish (222).
*Sebastien Haller (Ajax) who scored vs Borussia Dortmund (3-1), becamey the 5th player in Champions League history to score in each of his first 4 appearances in the competition, after Zé Carlos (1992-93), Alessandro Del Piero (1995), Diego Costa (2013-14) and Erling Haaland (2019).
*Sebastien Haller is one of 3 players of the current edition of Champions League to score in each of 4 starting rounds (7 goals total). Other two are Robert Lewandowski (8 goals) and Cristiano Ronaldo (5).