OL are about to play their 14th European encounter in Germany… the first ever in Gelsenkirchen…
13 matches played by Lyon on German soil: 5 victories, 1 draw and 7 defeats. In the group phase, OL won once at Bayern, Leverkusen and Stuttgart. they have drawn one and lost one away to Bayern.
Precedent trips: Bayern Munich (4 times), Cologne, Bayer Leverkusen, Stuttgart, Werder Bremen (2 times), Moenchengladbach, Hamburg (3 times).
The last OL goalscorer in Germany was Benzema away to Stuttgart, on the 23rd of October 2007. The OL goal against Bayern in the 2008-2009 season was scored by a Bavarian defender following a Juninho free-kick.
OL will be playing their 181st European match, the 101st in the Champions League taking into account the preliminary rounds. It will be the 143rd of the Jean-Michel Aulas presidency.