Messi is the top goal scorer of the Champions League with six goals. / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Here are the stats and facts for tonight's Champions League match:

• Whatever happens tonight, FC Barcelona will finish as Group H leaders. The victory in Milan (2-3) secured top spot for Barça

BATE Borisov, on the other hand, will fight to finish third in the group and qualify for the Europa League. For that to happen BATE Borisov must win at the Camp Nou and Viktoria Plzen must lose, at home, to AC Milan

• FC Barcelona is unbeaten in its last 12 European games at home. Barça’s last loss at the Camp Nou was in October 2009, when Rubin Kazan (1-2) beat the Azulgranas in the Champions League group stage

Mateja Kezman, BATE player, and Ibrahim Afellay were teammates at PSV Eindhoven during the 2003/04 season

• Barça, with 16 goals, have not been outscored by any other team in the competition. Madrid have also scored 16

• Barça also has the top scorer of the Champions League: Messi has six goals, tied with Mario Gómez (Bayern Munich)

• BATE Borisov have conceded 47 goals in the competition

Carles Puyol, who will not feature in tonight’s match, is one booking away from suspension. Olekhnovich and Simic, both BATE players, are also a yellow card away from suspension.

• The Scotsman William Collum will be tonight’s referee. This will be his fifth Champions League match. He has refereed BATE once before (3-0 to Apoel FC, 2007/08), this will be his first time refereeing the Catalan side

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