analysis | 2016-02-04
Barcelona 7-0 Valencia in numbers
Barça inflicts Valencia's heaviest defeat in over 20 years
7-0 is the biggest score ever registered between Barcelona and Valencia.
Barcelona played 10 games in 2016, winning nine and drawing one. That’s the best Barça start of a calendar year since 1956 (10 wins in the first 10 games)
In the last three Spanish Cup seasons, Barcelona played 12 home games, winning all of them, scoring 51 goals and conceding six.
Six opponent players were sent off in Barcelona's last seven games
The last game in which two Barça players scored a hattrick was back in 1959 against ZDNA Sofia (Kubala and Evaristo).
Valencia became the third team against which Barcelona scored 400+ goals.
After 39 games in 2015/16, Barcelona have three wins less, 10 scored goals less and nine conceded goals more than in the same stage of 2014/15.
Barcelona scored 105 goals and have a goal difference of +71 after 39 games this season, the lowest club figures in the last six seasons.
Barcelona have played 39 games this season, 10 more than Real Madrid.
Messi scored his fourth hattrick against Valencia, more than against any other team.
None of Messi’s four hattricks against Valencia included a penalty goal.
Messi scores his fifth hattrick in the month of February (including two vs Valencia).
Messi scored 10 goals in his last six Camp Nou games.
Luis Suárez has now five hattricks for Barcelona in the 21st century. Only Messi (34) has more.
Luis Suárez has now 60 goal with Barcelona (in 76 games), equaling Johan Cruyff who scored 60 goals in 180 games.
Suárez has now scored against Valencia in three consecutive games.
Suárez is the first Barça player to score a hattrick in a Spanish Cup semi-final since Rivaldo in 1998.
Luis Suárez scored four goals from five shots against Valencia, he also created six chances including one assist and completed four dribbles.
Barcelona won all the games in which Messi and Luis Suárez scored (21 games).
Messi, Suárez and Neymar have now scored 80 goals this season.
For the first time in the 21st century, two different players scored a super hattrick for Barcelona in the same season (Neymar+Suárez).
Aleix Vidal gave his second assist for Barcelona, both in Spanish Cup.
Adriano gave two assists this season so far, as much as in the whole 2014/2015 season.
This is the third Spanish Cup edition in which three different Barça players scored hattricks (Sandro, Suarez, Messi), after 1925 and 1926.
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