analysis | 2015-05-10
Stats Review: Barcelona 2-0 Real Sociedad
Pedro's brilliance and the title underway
Barcelona just need three points from their last two games to secure La Liga title.
Barcelona recorded their 18th consecutive win in a home game against Real Sociedad.
Barcelona could win La Liga on May 17 against Atlético Madrid at the Calderón, the same date in which they won La Liga last season against Barcelona at the Camp Nou.
Barcelona scored 71 second-half goals in La Liga this season, equaling the all-time record (Real Madrid 2011/12) with two games remaining to break it.
Messi surpassed Eden Hazard and became the player with most successful dribbles in the top five leagues this season (162).
Dani Alves had the most touches in the game (84).
Among starters, Rafinha had the best passing accuracy (95.5 percent).
Ten through-ball passes were attempted in the game, five of them by Messi alone.
Messi won his 44th game with Barcelona, surpassing his personal record of 43 wins set in 2011/12.
Barcelona kept a clean sheet for the sevent consecutive games in all competitions, equaling the seven clean sheets of the first seven games in this season.
Barcelona have kept 22 clean sheets in this Liga season, more than any other team.
Neymar scored his 50th goal with Barcelona in 88 official matches.
With 31 Liga goals, Neymar equals Simonsen (Neymar with 57 games and the latter with 58 games).
Neymar has scored in all the last six Barcelona games (he did it for the second time this season).
This season Barcelona are having the fourth best Liga in history, with 83.3 percent of points in the 36th day (first was the 2012/13 season).
With 240 wins in the Liga, Sergio Busquets equals Alexanko and enters the top 10 in Barcelona's history.
Real Sociedad lost the 18th consecutive game at the Camp Nou vs Barcelona.
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Article made possible by the collaboration of the entire Grup 14 Stats Team: Adil Elkhandouki, Javier Camacho, Sarah Khoury, Erdi and @BarcaStat.