The Champions League returns this week and along with it come the stats, and a lot of them.
This time we’re diving into Inter’s visit to Signal Iduna Park as they take on a Dortmund side out for revenge after what happened at San Siro two weeks ago.
Goals from Lautaro Martinez and Antonio Candreva succumbed BVB to a dismal 2-0 defeat, with the result leaving both sides on four points at the halfway mark in Group F.
With a trip to Camp Nou on the horizon and the
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Incredibly, the meeting between these two on matchday three was their first in the Champions League.
In fact, t
The Nerazzurri have proven to be a bit of bogey side for BVB. In major European competition, Inter are one of only four sides that Dortmund have faced more than once at home without winning (two games), along with Juventus (four), Liverpool and Barcelona (twice each).
Despite all the talent in their ranks – Jadon Sancho, Marco Reus and Paco Alcacer to name a few of their top marksmen – Dortmund
Inter have lost
Not a Ground For Goals
The quality in the final third hasn’t matched the atmosphere of Signal Iduna Park in this competition as of late.
In Dortmund’s last three Champions League home games, only one goal has been scored. That strike came from the right boot of Harry Kane
Lautaro Martínez is looking to become the first player to score in three consecutive Champions League appearances for Inter since Samuel Eto’o scored in four in a row in 2010; the only other Argentinian to do so for the club was Hernán Crespo in 2002.
Similarly, Dortmund’s Reus
What’s Going on, Antonio?
Antonio Conte has lost five of his last seven away Champions League games across spells with Juventus
Potential Good Omen?
In Inter’s 2-0 win over Dortmund last time out, Samir Handanovic kept his first clean sheet in the Champions League