Galeno’s injury-time goal provides a shock in the UEFA Champions League, as Porto take a slender lead to London for the second leg of this last-16 tie. We look back at all the key Porto vs Arsenal stats from tonight’s match in Portugal.

Porto 1-0 Arsenal Post-Match Opta Facts

  • This is just the second time on record (since 2003-04) that Arsenal have failed to record a shot on target in a UEFA Champions League game, previously doing so away to Barcelona in the last 16 in March 2011.
  • Arsenal are just the fifth side to lose five successive knockout stage games in the UEFA Champions League, after Roma in February 2018, Bayer Leverkusen in March 2014, Celtic in March 2013 and Real Madrid in February 2010.
  • FC Porto’s Galeno has been involved in more goals than any other player in this season’s UEFA Champions League (8 – 5 goals, 3 assists). Indeed, at 93:22, his strike was their latest winner on record in the competition (since 2003-04, excl. extra time).
  • Arsenal have failed to score in a UEFA Champions League game for the first time since a 2-0 defeat to Barcelona in February 2016, ending a run of 15 consecutive games with a goal (37 in total).
  • Porto have ended a run of five straight home games in the UEFA Champions League without a win against English opposition, since beating Leicester 5-0 in December 2016. Indeed, it’s their first home goal in the knockout stages of the competition since a 2-1 win over Juventus in February 2021.
  • Porto are just the seventh side in the UEFA Champions League to reach 300 goals in the competition, and are the first side from Portugal to do so.
  • Porto’s Pepe (40y 360d) became the oldest outfield player to start a UEFA Champions League knockout game, overtaking the previous record of Ryan Giggs for Manchester United against Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals in April 2014 (40y 123d).

Porto vs Arsenal Timeline

Porto 1-0 Arsenal Timeline
Porto vs Arsenal Timeline

Porto vs Arsenal Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all of the Porto vs Arsenal stats from Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League last-16 first leg at the Estádio do Dragão.

The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own post-match analysis of the game.

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