A gorgeous goal from Brahim Díaz was the difference in Germany. We provide all the RB Leipzig vs Real Madrid stats following an end-to-end Champions League last-16 first-leg encounter.

Real Madrid beat RB Leipzig 1-0 at the Red Bull Arena to take a first-leg lead back to the Santiago Bernabeu in their Champions League last-16 tie.

Brahim Díaz’s fine solo goal was the difference, with Leipzig enduring a frustrating night in front of goal.

RB Leipzig 0-1 Real Madrid Stats: Post-Match Opta Facts

● Real Madrid have won each of their last seven UEFA Champions League games, their best winning streak since they strung together 10 victories between April 2014 and February 2015.

● RB Leipzig are now without a clean sheet in each of their last 14 UEFA Champions League home games, since a 2-0 win over Istanbul Basaksehir in October 2020 in the group stages.

● Real Madrid enjoyed their fifth victory in their last six away knockout games against German opposition in the UEFA Champions League (L1), after managing just one win in their previous 17 in the Champions League/European Cup (D4 L12).

● Despite losing, RB Leipzig directed nine shots on target in the game, their most ever in a UEFA Champions League knockout game, while it’s the most Real Madrid have faced in the competition since the 2022 final against Liverpool (also 9).

● RB Leipzig attacker Benjamin Sesko directed four shots on target in the game, with only two players managing more in a UEFA Champions League game this season (Julián Alvarez for Manchester City v Crvena Zvezda and Erling Haaland for the Citizens against Young Boys, both five).

● Brahim Díaz has registered three goal involvements (2 goals, 1 assist) in his last four UEFA Champions League appearances, one more than he managed in his previous 14 (2).

● Dani Carvajal’s assist for Brahim Díaz was the second time two Spaniards have combined for a goal in the UEFA Champions League this season for Real Madrid (also Fran García’s assist for Joselu v Union Berlin), as many times as in the previous four seasons in the competition combined.

● Real Madrid’s Vinícius Júnior (23y & 216d) made his 50th UEFA Champions League appearance, becoming the fifth-youngest player to reach this milestone in the competition’s history after Iker Casillas (22y & 155d), Cesc Fàbregas (22y & 331d), Kylian Mbappé (22y & 339d) and Lionel Messi (23y & 166d).

RB Leipzig 0-1 Real Madrid Timeline

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RB Leipzig vs Real Madrid Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all of the RB Leipzig vs Real Madrid stats from Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg.

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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