UCL fast facts: Bayern Munich v Real Madrid


The UEFA Champions League semi-final between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid was dominated by the Spanish side and provided some interesting snippets.

Despite the score, it still managed to provide some interesting snippets.

Here they are:

:: Real Madrid reached the final of a European Cup competition for the 17th time (CL/CC 13 - CWC 2- UC 2), equalling the record by Barcelona.

:: Madrid reached the final of the CL/CC for the 13th time, a record. It last played and won in the final in 2002. It has also won the trophy a record nine times.

:: This is the fourth time Madrid reached the final of the CL, equalling Barcelona, Manchester United and Juventus. Only Milan (6) and Bayern (5) have more. Madrid has won the trophy a record three times, equal most with Milan and Barcelona.

:: This is a record eighth time that Madrid eliminated the holder of the CL/CC the following season. The last three times it has achieved this, it went on to win the trophy: 1997/1998, 1999/2000, 2001/2002.

:: Madrid scored 36 goals for the first time in a CL season

:: This was Bayern's biggest home defeat in all European competitions.

:: Cristiano Ronaldo's 16 goals this CL season are a new single season record in the CL/CC and two more goal than Messi (2011/2012 Barcelona), Van Nistelrooy (2002/2003 Man United) and Altafini (1962/1963 Milan).

:: The 16 goals in a season in European competitions is only two less than Radamel Falcao's record of 18 in the 2010/2011 UEFA Cup for most in a season in all European competitions.

:: Ronaldo scored a record 33rd goal in the CL KO phase, two more than Messi.

:: Ronaldo scored his 51st goal for Real Madrid in all European competitions. Only Raul (66) has more for Madridl.

:: Ronaldo now has eight goals in the semi-finals of the CL, most of all players.

:: Carlo Ancelotti reached the CL/CC final for the fourth time, equalling Miguel Muñoz (1960-1962-1964-1966), Marcello Lippi (1996-1997-1998-2003) and Alex Ferguson (1999-2008-2009-2011).

:: Carlo Ancelotti become the eighth manager to reach the final of the CL/CC with two or more different clubs after Ernst Happel (Feyenoord, Club Brugge, HSV), JoseMourinho (FC Porto, Inter), Jupp Heynckes (Real, Bayern), Louis van Gaal (Ajax, Bayern), Otmar Hitzfeld (Borussia Dortmund, Bayern), Udo Lattek (Bayern, Borussia Mönchengladbach) and Vujadin Boskov (Real Madrid, Sampdoria).

:: Sergio Ramos scored twice in a single CL match for the first time.

:: Iker Casillas played his 143rd match in European competitions, most for a goalkeeper. He is the only remaining player from Madrid's previous CL final in 2002 (won vs Bayer Leverkusen). He also won the 2000 final with the club.

:: This was Pep Guardiola's biggest defeat in his managerial career (342 matches, of which 300 at top level).

Compiled by Infostrada Sports

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