1. Arsenal have played Italian opposition five times at home since the start of the Champions League. Their record is Won 2, Drawn 1, Lost 2. The defeats came against Fiorentina at Wembley and Inter in the first group game in 2003/04.

2. Cesc Fabregas and Jose Antonio Reyes are the only Arsenal players to have featured in every Champions League game this season. Mauro Camoranesi has figured in all eight games for Juve but has yet to play a full 90 minutes

3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled offside more than any other player in the competition this season. He has seen the assistant referee's flag 23 times this term. Next in the list are team-mates David Trezeguet (14) and Alessandro del Piero (13).

4. Pavel Nedved is suspended on Tuesday. Lilian Thuram, Mauro Camoranesi, Robert Kovac and Patrick Vieira are all a booking away aswell. For Arsenal, Kolo Toure and Jose Antonio Reyes are in the same situation.

5. Arsenal are the meanest side in the competition. They have let in two goals in eight Champions League games this season. They are on a run of six clean sheets. They need one more to equal Milan's record last season

6. David Trezeguet has hit 20 goals in 26 League games in this season. In that time he has become the highest-scoring foreign player in the history of Juventus.

7. If Thierry Henry plays he will be competing in his 99th Champions League game. He has 48 goals. Of the players still in the tournament, only Filipo Inzaghi (50) and Andrei Shevchenko (55) are above him in the scoring charts. Juve's Alessandro del Piero (45) and David Trezeguet (35) are in positions five and six in the list.

8. The overall record of each club in Uefa competition is as follows:

Juventus and Arsenal's record in UEFA competition   P W D L F A Arsenal 140 66 37 37 222 147 Juventus 320 182 61 77 587 297

9. Juve defender Jonathan Zebina used to play in the same team as Thierry Henry when they were growing up. They were raised near each other in Paris

10. The last 10 years in Europe...

Juventus and Arsenal's last 10 years in Europe Year Juventus Arsenal 1996/97 CL Final Uefa Cup 1st 1997/98 CL Final Uefa Cup 1st 1998/99 CL Semi-Final CL Group Stage 1999/00 Uefa Cup 4th CL Group Stage/Uefa Cup Final 2000/01 CL First Group stage CL Quarter-Finals 2001/02 CL Second Group stage CL Second Group stage 2002/03 CL Final CL Second Group stage 2003/04 CL 1st Knockout Rnd CL Quarter-Finals 2004/05 CL Quarter-Finals CL 1st Knockout Rnd 2005/06 CL Quarter-Final so far CL Quarter-Final so far Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source
28 Mar 2006