analysis | 2016-01-31
Barcelona 2-1 Atlético Madrid in numbers
A vital win for Barça's challenge for the league title, breaking more records
Barcelona won their 6th consecutive game against Atlético Madrid.
Luis Enrique managed to beat Atlético Madrid in six consecutive games, no other manager beat Simeone in more than three games in a row.
Barcelona scored at least two goals in each of their last 17 home games.
Barcelona are the team that managed to beat Simeone's Atlético Madrid most times (9).
Barcelona played nine games in January 2016, winning eight and drawing one.
This is the first time in the 21st century that Barcelona wins eight games in the same month.
Barcelona won all the home games in which they were trailing this season (six games).
Barcelona achieved four turnarounds (wins from a losing position) in La Liga this season, compared to three in the whole La Liga 2014/15
Barcelona's longest winning streak under Luis Enrique is 11 games (set between January & February 2015). Currently they are on eight wins in a row.
In average a Liga team need more than 32 shots to score one goals vs Atlético Madrid in 2015/16. Barcelona scored four goals from 23 shots (nearly six shots per goal).
Barcelona conceded first in three of their last five home games, but always managed to win.
Barcelona are the first team this season to score more than one goal against Atlético Madrid in a game away from their home.
Atlético Madrid scored 10 goals in their last 13 games against Barcelona, nine of them were scored in the first 15 minutes of the first or second half.
For the first time since 1995/1996, the same result was registered in the home and the away Liga game against Atlético Madrid. That season Atlético Madrid won both games by 3-1, and went on to win La Liga.
For the first time this season: Messi scored in four consecutive La Liga appearances.
Messi has 17% of his goals+assists of 2015/2016 in those moments of the game when Barcelona have been losing.
Messi scored his 25th goal against Atlético Madrid, more than against any other team.
Messi was the first player to score against Oblak in the last six Liga rounds.
Barcelona didn’t lose any game in which Luis Suárez scored: 34 wins and two draws.
Luis Suárez scored his 35th Liga goal for Barcelona (in 45 games), equaling Thierry Henry (35 goals in 80 games) and Neeskens (35 goals in 140 games).
This was the 50th game in which the MSN started for Barcelona: 41 wins, 4 draws and five losses.
Barcelona's last three league goals have been assisted by full backs: Adriano, Alba, Alves.
Koke scored Atlético’s only first-half goal in their last seven league games against Barcelona.
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