Champions League In Focus – Tottenham vs APOEL Preview

5th Dec 2017 by TSZ

When? Wednesday 6th December, 19:45 (UK)

Where? Wembley Stadium

What channel is it on? BT Sport 3

Are tickets still available?

Tottenham - https://www.eticketing.co.uk/tottenhamhotspur/

APOEL – SOLD OUT

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STATS & FACTS 
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Tottenham W1 
Head-to-head – Champions League meetings: Tottenham W1 
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Tottenham W1

Tottenham have won five of their last six Champions League matches, while are also undefeated in that streak (W5, D1).

Harry Kane scores a Champions League goal every 70 minutes this season, with the England forward currently on six goals in the competition.

APOEL Nicosia have failed to win their last six UEFA Champions League.

Tottenham have scored at least two goals in five of their last six Champions League matches.

Tottenham are the third most efficient team in front of goal in the Champions League this season; they require just 5.2 shots on goal before breaching the opposition’s net.

In comparison, APOEL are the fifth least efficient team in the competition when it comes to shots vs goals; they need 21.5 shots per goal.

The Cypriots have only scored two goals in their first five matches - an average of just 0.4 goals per game. Not only that but they are the joint second lowest goalscorers in the Champions League this season, along with Qarabag and Maribor.

Tottenham however have scored 12 goals and they average 2.4 goals per Champions League fixture, putting them as the sixth highest scorers in the competition.

APOEL Nicosia have the lowest average possession and pass completion rates in the Champions League at 35.8% and 73.2% respectively.

Tottenham have the joint third best disciplinary record in the Champions League this season with just four bookings and one yellow card shown in their direction (joint with Atletico Madrid).

MEMORABLE MEETING 
Harry Kane is the only Tottenham player to have scored against APOEL in European competition after his hat-trick against the Cypriot champions on Matchday 2. Spurs won 3-0 during that encounter to continue their solid start to this European campaign.

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