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Picture : Jamal Musiala before Achraf Hakimi, Bayern won also the second match against Paris SG !
Statistics on Champions’ League round of 16 (March 8)
*PSG, eliminated now by Bayern, have only progressed past the round of 16 of the Champions League in 2 of the last 7 seasons.
*PSG failed to score in a UCL two-legged knockout tie (0-1, 0-2) for the first time in 28 years, since April 1995 when they lost to Milan in the semifinals (0-1 in Paris and 0-2 at San Siro).
*Paris Saint-Germain conceded goals in all 8 of their Champions League matches this season; this is their first ever UCL campaign without clean sheets.
*PSG is the second club on number of games (137) among all UCL participants who never won the competition. Only Arsenal is ahead with 177 games.
*Five of Bayern's last 6 goals against PSG in the Champions League have been scored by ex-PSG players (3 for Choupo-Moting, 2 for Coman).
*For the first time in his career, Lionel Messi has failed to reach the quarter-finals of Champions League in three consecutive seasons.
In the 2020-21 season, Messi as part of Barcelona lost to PSG in the 1/8 finals; then he twice lost at this stage with PSG.
*Messi has failed to score a Champions League knockout goal for the 4th time in his career: in his two first campaigns (2005-06, 2006-07) and in two last (2021-22, 2022/23).
*The 0-0 vs Milan has ended Tottenham's series of 147 consecutive home games in all competitions without a goalless draw, since a Premier League match vs Swansea in September 2017.
*For the first time in 18 years, an Italian team (Milan) has eliminated an English rival in a UCL double leg round without conceding a single goal in the tie (1-0, 0-0). Milan themselves was the last to do it, in March 2005, also in the round of 16, against Manchester United.
*An Italian team has eliminated an English rival in a UCL double leg round for the first time in 5 years, since Juventus victory in the tie vs Tottenham in 2018.