- Porto and Monaco’s two previous encounters both ended 3-0 to the Portuguese side, in the 2004 Champions League final and last September.
- This is Porto’s 22nd appearance in the Champions League group stages, equaling the record held by Barcelona and Real Madrid. They haven’t progressed further than the quarter-finals since they lifted the trophy in 2004.
- A win would guarantee Porto a spot in the round of 16 of the Champions League, whilst they could still go through as long as RB Leipzig don’t better the Portuguese side’s result.
- Porto’s two home games in this season’s Champions League both ended 3-1 (once for Porto, once against).
- Porto have scored more goals from set-piece than any other team in this season’s competition (7 out of 10).
- Monaco have won none of their last seven Champions League games (D2 L5); they had won five of their previous seven in the competition (L2).
- Monaco’s two Champions League away games this season have ended 1-1.
- Monaco have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 13 Champions League games, the last one coming against CSKA Moscow in November 2016 (3-0).
- Before this season, Monaco had reached the knockout stages in six of their previous seven Champions League participations. They are guaranteed of finishing bottom this season, as they did in 2000/01.
- Monaco are the only team alongside Qarabag yet to score in the second-half of this season’s Champions League, all four of their goals coming between the 30th and 45th minute.
- Vincent Aboubakar has scored exactly three goals in each of his four Champions League campaigns, including a brace against Monaco last September. This season, he also has one assist to his name.
- Falcao has scored in each of last two Champions League games; he’s never found the net in three matches in a row. His last match at the Dragão in the competition dates back to February 2010 (2-1 v Arsenal).