analysis | 2016-01-18
Barcelona 6-0 Athletic Club in numbers
A thrashing for the ages with a masterclass by Suárez and Neymar
Barcelona won 45 points in their first 19 rounds of La Liga this season, one more compared to last season.
Barcelona recorded their 12th Liga win against Athletic Club at the Camp Nou.
Luis Suarez scored his fourth hattrick for Barcelona. Only Messi (33) and Kluivert (5) scored more hattricks for Barcelona in the 21st century.
Luis Suarez scored Barcelona’s 50th goal in La Liga this season. Last season it was Neymar who did it.
Suarez is the third Barça player in the 21st century to reach 18+ goals in round 20 of a Liga season, after Eto’o and Messi.
Suarez scores on average one goal every game and gives one assist every three games with Barcelona this season.
Messi became the fourth player in La Liga history to score 10+ goals in 10+ consecutive seasons (after Di Stéfano, Cesar and Pahiño).
Messi is the second player in Barça's history to score 10+ goals in 10+ consecutive La Liga seasons. The first was Cesar Rodriguez (11 seasons)
Messi became the Barça player with fourth most Liga wins (247) alongside Puyol. Only Xavi, Valdés and Iniesta have more.
Messi scored in 16 different games against Athletic Club, more than against any other team.
Neymar scored in each of his last four appearances against Athletic Club.
Neymar gave two assists in five different Barça games this season.
Neymar scored his 76th goal with Barcelona, equaling Johan Cruyff.
Iniesta equaled Santillana as player with 11th most wins in La Liga history (262).
Rakitic is the first player outside the MSN to score more than a league goal for Barcelona this season.
Arda Turan played two Liga games for Barcelona, giving an assist on both.
Jordi Alba (who played 68 min) had the most tackles (4), the most interceptions (4) and the most clearances (3) among Barça players vs Athletic Club.
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