Kan Ronaldo skyte Real til finalen?
Ronaldo er årets toppscorer i Champions League, med 11 scoringer, og han virker fortsatt å være i storform i La Liga. Mot Borussia Dortmund må Real regne med tøff motstand - og kanskje vil de være avhengige av Ronaldos magi for å komme seg til finalen..
Semifinale 2 i Champions League 12/13
Som i tirsdagens semifinale møtes her lag fra Tyskland og Spania. Men er det snakk om lagene som ligger på andreplass, bak lagene i den andre semifinalen. Disse to lagene møttes også i gruppespillet og da var Dortmund best i Tyskland og klarte uavgjort i Madrid. Det betyr at dette kan bli to svært jevne kamper....
Opta Facts Champions League 2012/13
Borussia Dortmund – Real Madrid
Borussia Dortmund have only won one of their six competitive encounters with Real Madrid (three draws, two defeats).
However, Dortmund are unbeaten in their last three encounters with Real Madrid (one win, two draws). They have met twice in the Champions League this season with Dortmund winning 2-1 at home before drawing at the Bernabeu (2-2).
Borussia Dortmund last reached the semi-finals of the Champions League back in 1997/98. They were eventually knocked out by Real Madrid (2-0 on aggregate).
This is the third consecutive season that Real Madrid have reached the semi-finals of the Champions League. The last time they reached the final though was back in 2002.
Borussia Dortmund are the only team unbeaten in the Champions League this season (six wins, four draws).
Dortmund have won all five of their home games in the Champions League this season (10 goals for, three against).
Real Madrid have only won one of their 24 away games in Germany in European competition. It was in the Champions League against Bayer Leverkusen back in September 2000.
Real Madrid have lost all of their last five away games in Germany in European competition.
Real Madrid have scored in each of their last 17 Champions League games away from home. The last time they failed to find the net on the road was in February 2010 against Lyon.
Real Madrid have failed to keep a clean sheet away from home in the Champions League this season (five games).
Real Madrid’s games have produced 37 goals (23 for, 14 against), the most in the Champions League this season.
Real Madrid have had more shots (including blocked) than any other team in the Champions League this season: 200, an average of 20 per game. They have the best attacking record with 23 goals.
Jose Mourinho has reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the seventh time in the last 10 seasons.
Mesut Ozil was directly involved in all three of Real Madrid’s goals in their group stage encounters earlier this season (one goal, two assists).
Cristiano Ronaldo is the top scorer in this season’s Champions League with 11 goals. It beats his previous best tally in the competition (10 goals in 2011/12).
Ronaldo has scored in each of his last five Champions League games – if he scores in this game, he will equal Marouane Chamakh and Burak Yilmaz’s record of scoring in six straight CL games.
Robert Lewandowski has been directly involved in 42% of Dortmund’s goals in the Champions League this season, eight out of 19 (six goals, two assists).