The match at Stamford Bridge in West London on Tuesday will determine who qualifies for the UEFA Champions League quarter-final. What bodes well for Chelsea, what bodes well for Borussia? The match facts.

The scenario

Borussia Dortmund won the first leg 1-0 thanks to Karim Adeyemi’s goal and will reach the quarter-final…
…with a victory or a draw at Stamford Bridge.
In the event they lose by a single goal…
…the game will go to extra-time and possibly penalties.
In the event they lose by two goals or more…
…BVB will be eliminated.

Chelsea facts

  • The Stamford Bridge club are competing in the UEFA Champions League for the 19th time – the second-most of any English outfit behind Manchester United (24 participations). Chelsea won the title in 2012 and 2021.
  • The 2-1 home victory over Dinamo Zagreb in the final game of the group stages was Chelsea’s 100th win in Europe’s elite club competition.
  • The 1-0 loss in the first leg was only their seventh defeat in their last 37 UEFA Champions League matches (23 wins, seven draws).
  • Chelsea have won 10 of their last 18 European games at Stamford Bridge (five draws and three defeats).
  • Their round of 16 record in the competition: 10 progressions and six eliminations.
  • The Blues have turned around eight of the 14 UEFA club competition ties in which they took a first-leg defeat into the return fixture at Stamford Bridge.
  • They have won all three ties in which they had lost the reverse fixture 1-0 away from home.
  • Chelsea have contested seven penalty shootouts (three wins).

Borussia facts

  • In UEFA Champions League round of 16 ties, BVB have been knocked out three times and progressed four times – most recently two years ago against Sevilla (3-2, 2-2).
  • The 1-0 win in the reverse fixture was Borussia Dortmund’s first win against Premier League opposition since the 2-1 victory at Tottenham in the 2015/16 UEFA Europa League last 16 return leg.
  • BVB’s away record against English clubs: four wins, one draw and 10 defeats.
  • Borussia have only been eliminated twice after a first-leg win – most recently by PSG in 2020.
  • Borussia have been involved in four penalty shootouts (two wins).