Picture : Leroy Sane scored a wonderful goal for Bayern.

Statistics on Champions’ League semifinals (April 30, May 1)

Bayern vs Real Madrid 2-2

*Real Madrid have tied 4 UCL games (vs RB Leipzig 1-1, vs Manchester City 3-3 and 1-1, vs Bayern 2-2) for the first time.

*Leroy Sané has finally scored for Bayern breaking his negative series of 25 games in all competitions in which he failed to do it.
His last scoring game was on 28 October 2023 (a brace vs Darmstadt 8-0).

*Harry Kane was already involved in 11 Bayern goals (8 goals and 3 assists) in the UCL this season; no English player had amassed more in a single campaign of the competition. 

*Thomas Müller made his 150th Champions League appearance for Bayern. He became the third player in the history of competition to reach this mark with a single club, after Xavi (151 for Barcelona) and Iker Casillas (150 for Real Madrid). 

*In the period spanning 3 last UCL campaigns, Vinícius Júnior was directly involved in 30 Real Madrid goals (15 goals, 15 assists), more than any other player (the neat are: Kylian Mbappé with 28, Robert Lewandowski with 25 and Erling Haaland with 23).

*Vinícius became the 4th player in UCL history to score in the semifinals in 3+ consecutive editions (2022, 2023, 2024),
after Cristiano Ronaldo (4 editions: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Jari Litmanen (1995, 1996, 1997) and Kevin De Bruyne (2021, 2022, 2023).

*Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid) has made his 32nd appearance in the Champions League;  only one player in the history of the competition has made more before turning 21 years (Cesc Fàbregas, 34).

*Carlo Ancelotti remains unbeaten as a coach vs Bayern (6 games, 3 draws in 9 games). Among coaches that were never defeated by this opposition, he has much more one-to-one encounters (the next are Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane with 4).

*In this tie, two teams with most appearances in the UCL semifinal stage met each other (Real Madrid 33, Bayern 22 – including European Cup era since 1955).

Borussia Dortmund vs PSG  1-0

*Dortmund have kept their 5th clean sheet in this UCL edition: more than any other team. 

*Borussia Dortmund are unbeaten in their last 11 Champions League home games (7 wins 4 draws): their longest ever run in the competition and 4th longest active, after Manchester City (31), Bayern Munich (15) and Real Madrid (12). 

*PSG have hit 10 times the woodwork in this UCL campaign: more than any other team. 
Only Barcelona have done more in the same UCL edition (11 in 2011-12) over the last 20 years.

*Warren Zaïre-Emery (PSG) became the 2nd youngest starter in the UCL semifinals (at 18 years 54 days).
He only concedes to Julian Draxler who with Schalke vs Man United in May 2011 at 17 years 226 days. 
Kylian Mbappé is the third in this ranking: he started with Monaco vs Juventus in May 2017 at 18 years 134 days.