preview | 2016-02-17
Sporting Gijon vs Barcelona - Essential stats and records
Barça faces an adversary which they hold considerable advantage on previous encounters
Barcelona played 82 league games against Sporting Gijón, winning 49 and losing 17. Barça scored 169 goals and conceded 70.
Barcelona won 10 of their last 11 league games against Gijón.
Barcelona’s last league loss against Gijón was back in 1994.
Gijón didn’t win any of their last 15 Liga games against Barcelona, and never managed to score two goals in one of them.
Barcelona’s biggest league win against Gijón is 9-0, recorded in 1951/1952.
Gijón’s biggest league win against Barcelona is 4-0, recorded in 1986/1987.
Gijón lost none of their last four league games, after losing the previous five.
Gijón won only one of their last five home games.
The last Santiago Bernabéu Clasico was the last away game in which Barcelona scored more than two goals.
Barcelona won their last two away league games, they are yet to win three in a row this season.
Barça players to score a hattrick against Gijón: Kubala (3 times), César, Basora, Alcántara, Marcial, Martinez, Fernandez.
Gijón players to score a hattrick against Barcelona: Quini (twice).
Kubala is the player who scored most goals for Barcelona in a league game: seven goals against Sporting Gijón in 1952.
Three players from the current squad have scored for Barcelona against Gijón: Messi (2), Iniesta (2), Alves (1), Adriano (1).
Halilovic, Jony and Luis Hernandez are the players who featured in most Liga games for Gijón this season: (22).
Halilovic, Jony and Lora are the players with most Liga assists for Gijón this season (4)
Neymar (96), Messi (78) and Halilovic (60) have the most successful dribbles in La Liga this season.
Claudio Bravo (Barcelona) and Ivan Cuellar (Gijón) saved 25 shots from outside the box in La Liga this season, the 3rd highest number among La Liga goalkeepers.
Suárez (Barcelona) and Sanabria (Gijón) scored three headed goals in La Liga this season, only Gareth Bale scored more (7).
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