Champions League - Match facts: Celtic v Juventus

Facts and figures ahead of the Champions League last 16, first leg match between Celtic and Juventus at Celtic Park.


Celtic and Juventus have met four times in the past, each of their encounters ending in a home win.

Their last encounter dates back to October 2001, in the Champions League group stages. The Bhoys won 4-3 at Celtic Park.

The last two competitive encounters between Celtic and Juventus have produced 12 goals.

This is the first time Celtic have reached the last 16 of the Champions League since 2007/08. They’ve never progressed further.

Juventus hadn’t reached the knockout stages of the Champions League since 2008/09.

No Italian club has won at Celtic Park in the Champions League (two defeats, two draws).

Celtic have suffered only two defeats in 23 home games in the Champions League, both against Barcelona.

Juventus are one of four teams unbeaten in the Champions League this season with Borussia Dortmund, Malaga and Schalke.

Celtic have scored the joint-most headed goals in the Champions League this season, alongside Galatasaray (4). Three of them have been netted by Georgios Samaras.

Only PSG conceded fewer goals (3) than Juventus (4) in the Champions League group stages this season. They’ve kept a clean sheet in their last three games.

Juventus have the most prolific substitutes in the Champions League this season with four goals from players who have come off the bench.

Juventus had the joint-most shots in the group stages this season, alongside Real Madrid (126, including blocked shots).

Andrea Pirlo completed the most crosses during the group stages (23).

Fraser Forster was the busiest goalkeeper in the group stages among the teams who reached the last 16 with 25 saves.

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