Posted on Tuesday, 23rd October 2012 by Tony Merakli
1. The last time Schalke visited Arsenal the German outfit lost 3-2 at Highbury in the 2001/02 season. However, they managed to record a 3-1 victory over The Gunners in the reverse fixture.
2. Since 2003, Arsenal have only lost two of their 43 Champions League home games, these coming against English opposition.
3. Arsenal are currently unbeaten in the Champions League, recording two straight wins against Montpellier and Olympiacos.
4. Lukas Podolski has scored in every Champions League fixture so far (two in two).
5. Carl Jenkinson has covered the most distance for Arsenal in the competition so far (20699m).
6. Arsenal’s conversion rate is the best in the competition so far, scoring with 36% of their shots.
7. Arsene Wenger concludes his three-match touchline ban.
8. Schalke have won just one of their last eight European games against English opposition (W1 D1 L6). Their win was against Arsenal in September 2001.
9. Schalke have failed to score in four of their last five European games against an English side.
10. In 25 European matches played, Schalke have won 14, lost four and drawn six.
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