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Monaco miracle and Spanish hegemony. Impressive facts from Wednesday UCL matches

Monaco miracle and Spanish hegemony. Impressive facts from Wednesday UCL matches

UCL Round of 16 has come to its end and we are summarizing the last day of this stage.

The round of 16 has set a new record of efficiency, and we can now declare the final numbers: 62 goals in 16 matches, 3.875  goals on average. The only goalless match was played in Madrid yesterday evening.

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Monaco 3-1 Manchester City (6-6 AGG, MON qualify on away goals)

Monaco are the first ever team in the Champions league history to qualify for the next round after conceding 5 goals in the first leg match.

It’s the first time ever when Pep Guardiola’s team didn’t manage to pass through the quarters.

It’s also the first time ever that a team didn’t qualify despite scoring 6 goals.

Leroy Sane has taken part in 5 goals during his last 5 UCL appearances: 3 goals and 2 assists.

Manchester City didn’t make any shot on target during the first half. This was the first time in this season when the English side recorded such poor statistics.

Kylian Mbappe is the youngest player to score two goals in UCL playoffs. He was 18 years and two months old at that time.

Atletico Madrid 0-0 Bayer Leverkusen (4-2 AGG)

Diego Simeone is the only coach to qualify for the every quarterfinal in last 4 years.

Only two fouls were made in the first half, one from each team.

It’s the 5th consecutive year that 3 Spanish clubs will play in the quarterfinals of UCL.