1. Second meeting
The 1-1 draw between AS Monaco and CSKA Moscow on 18 October is the only previous meeting between these two sides in European competition.
2. Fortress Louis-II
AS Monaco have lost just two of their last 18 home matches in the Champions League (twelve wins, four draws). Their last home defeat in the group phase of the competition was back on 20 September 2000 against Glasgow Rangers (0-1).
AS Monaco have scored five times in their last eight home games in the Champions League.
4. Advantage AS Monaco
The Red & Whites have lost just one of their last seven games against Russian opposition in European competition (three wins, three draws), and that was on 24 February 2004 against Lokomotiv Moscow in the away leg of the Champions League last 16 (1-2).
5. Uneasy travellers
CSKA Moscow have lost nine of their last eleven away matches in the Champions League (one win, one draw).
CSKA Moscow’s last three trips to face French opponents in the Champions League have produced 14 goals (five scored, nine conceded).
7. Bad memories
CSKA Moscow have won just one of their last six games against French opposition in official competition (two draws, three defeats), against Nancy in the group stage of the UEFA Cup in 2008/09 (4-3).
CSKA Moscow have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 25 Champions League games. The last time they shut out their opponents was on 2 November 2011 against Trabzonspor (0-0). Incidentally, CSKA have won just four of their last 25 matches in the Champions League (six draws and 15 defeats).
Bernardo Silva has scored twice in his last three Champions League appearances with AS Monaco (including one in the reverse fixture).
Pontus Wernbloom has made more tackles than any other player in the Champions League this season (18).