Chelsea’s UEFA Women’s Champions League adventure continues on Wednesday afternoon when they take on German champions VfL Wolfsburg in the first leg of their quarter-final tie.
The Blues have already successfully seen off the threats of Benfica and Atletico Madrid in this season’s competition and Emma Hayes’ side now face VfL Wolfsburg, a side who have a strong record against them from previous encounters.
Ahead of the latest meeting, which will take place on neutral territory in Hungary, FA Women’s Super League Full-Time have been looking at the two clubs’ facts and figures as we summarise Chelsea’s fixture against VfL Wolfsburg ‘in numbers’.
6 – The two sides have played each other in the UEFA Women’s Champions League on six occasions over the course of three ties. VfL Wolfsburg have come out on top in all three of the ties on aggregate.
10 – The Germans have a positive goal difference of 10 from their previous six games against Chelsea in the competition.
3 – Chelsea have netted three own goals in six matches against VfL Wolfsburg. This includes two own goals scored in the first tie between the two sides in the round of 16 back in 2015/2016.
23 – Chelsea’s number 23, Pernille Harder, was on target for VfL Wolfsburg when the two sides last met in the semi-finals in 2018.
54 – Zsanett Jakabfi netted a 54-minute hat-trick as VfL Wolfsburg defeated Chelsea 3-0 in the first leg of their round of 32 tie in 2016/2017.
11 – Both clubs have scored 11 goals in their four ties in this season’s UEFA Women’s Champions League.
0 – VfL Wolfsburg have never lost to English opposition in the UEFA Women’s Champions League. They have knocked Chelsea out on three occasions and have eliminated Arsenal once.
8 – Chelsea and VfL Wolfsburg have won eight of their combined 10 quarter-final ties in the UEFA Women’s Champions League.
The first leg of Chelsea’s UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-final tie against VfL Wolfsburg at the Ferenc Szusza Stadium in Budapest kicks-off at 4pm on Wednesday afternoon and will be broadcast live on BT Sport 2.
Statistics: UEFA Press Kit