In this evening the Constant Vanden Stock stadium from Brussels hosts the match between Anderlecht and AC Milan, in the fifth round of the Champions League Group C. The match will start at 20:45 CET.
Before this meeting, the hosts occupies the third place in the group standings with four points (agg 1-4), while their apponents from this evening are on the second position, one point higher (agg 4-4).
In the first leg, the two teams drew 0-0, at the Stadio San Siro from Milan, at the end of a balanced match. The first official meeting between the two teams was in the 1993-1994 season, edition that AC Milan have to win. Then, both rounds of the groups ended in a draw, without goals. Read more
Lokomotiv Moskva will look for a repeat of their last result against RSC Anderlecht as the sides meet again in UEFA Europa League Group L.
The clubs played in the 2001/02 UEFA Champions League group stage, with Aimé Antheunis’ Anderlecht drawing 1-1 in Moscow before Yuri Semin’s Lokomotiv won the return fixture 5-1.
The sides for the 1-1 draw on 11 September 2001 were:
Lokomotiv: Nigmatullin, Drozdov, Lekcetho, Ignashevich, Chugainov, Izmailov, Maminov, Buznikin (Vučićević 66), Sennikov, Obradović, Pimenov (Janashia 75)
Anderlecht: De Wilde, Ilić, Vanderhaeghe, De Boeck, Hendrikx, Hasi, Crasson, Mornar (Van Hout 90), De Bilde (Stoica 77), Pirard, Dindane (Seol 88)
In total, Lokomotiv have played six games against Belgian sides, with the record W3 D2 L1 (W2 D1 L0 at home, with Anderlecht the only side to deny them victory in Moscow).
Anderlecht’s eight games against Russian sides have ended W2 D1 L5 (W0 D1 L3 away, with that sole draw coming against Lokomotiv).
Lokomotiv’s record in four UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League group stage home games is W1 D1 L2.
Anderlecht’s record in eight UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League group stage away games is W2 D3 L3