analysis | 2016-02-11
Valencia 1-1 Barcelona in numbers
A comfortable draw sends Barça to the final as Kaptoum keeps the unbeaten streak alive
Barcelona are now unbeaten in 29 consecutive games, breaking the club’s all-time record.
Barcelona reach the Spanish Cup final six times in the last eight seasons. Only one team achieved that before: Athletic 1910-1916.
Barça reach the Spanish Cup final for the third season in a row. Last team to do so: Barça 1996-1997-1998.
Barcelona will play their 18th one-game final in the last decade (since May 2006).
Barcelona reached six of the last 10 Spanish Cup finals, no other team reached more than three times.
Each time Barcelona reached the Spanish Cup final after beating Valencia in the semifinals, Barça ended up winning the title (four previous times).
Barcelona are the last team to win back to back Spanish Cup editions (1997 and 1998). They are now one game away from keeping their title and do it again this season.
Barcelona scored in each of the previous 16 encounters against Valencia.
Barcelona failed to win their 11th consecutive game and equal the team’s longest winning streak of last season.
Ter Stegen had 70 ball touches today vs Valencia. Bartra (103) and Sergi Roberto (102) are the only players with more from both teams.
Ter Stegen has played six games in Spanish Cup 2015/16. In three of those games, no opposition player was able to complete more passes than him.
Ter Stegen and Mathieu are the players who started most games (six) and played most minutes (540) for Barcelona in Spanish Cup 2015/16.
Wilfrid Kaptoum became the 250th Barça player to score in Spanish Cup history.
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