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Bayer Leverkusen v Paris Saint-Germain: Facts and Stats

Updated 17 Feb 2014 01:16:57

Bayer Leverkusen v Paris Saint-Germain: Facts and Stats

Factfile on Bayer Leverkusen and Paris Saint-Germain ahead of their Champions League last 16, first leg tie on Tuesday:

Form: Leverkusen may be second in the Bundesliga, but they are 16 points behind leaders Bayern Munich and were beaten 2-1 at home by Schalke 04 at the weekend. That defeat came on the back of a shock 1-0 loss after extra-time at home to second-tier Kaiserslautern in the quarter-finals of the German Cup. Sami Hyypia's side also progressed from their group despite conceding nine goals in two defeats to Manchester United. PSG, meanwhile, are top of Ligue 1 having lost just once all season and, after cruising through their group, they are hopeful of improving on last year's run to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Coaches:

Bayer Leverkusen - Sami Hyypia (FIN) 40 yrs

Paris Saint-Germain - Laurent Blanc (FRA) 48 yrs

Leading scorers in all competitions

Bayer Leverkusen - Stefan Kiessling (14 goals)

Paris Saint-Germain - Zlatan Ibrahimovic (32 goals)

Domestic league performance

Bayer Leverkusen - Second in Bundesliga, 16 points behind leaders Bayern Munich

Paris Saint-Germain - Top of Ligue 1, five points clear of Monaco

Group stage performances:

Bayer Leverkusen - second in Group A behind Manchester United

Paris Saint-Germain - winners of Group C ahead of Olympiakos

European Cup/Champions League best performances:

Bayer Leverkusen - runners-up 2001/02

Paris Saint-Germain - semi-finals 1994/95

Other honours:

Bayer Leverkusen - 1 x German Cup winners, 1 x UEFA Cup winners

Paris Saint-Germain - 3 x French champions, 8 x French Cup winners, 3 x League Cup winners, 1 x Cup Winners' Cup winners

Previous meetings: None


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