analysis | 2015-04-06
Face-Off: FC Barcelona - UD Almeria
A must-win home fixture before a difficult stretch of games
Barcelona faced Almería at the Camp Nou six times, winning all of them and keeping a clean sheet in four.
Barcelona have played seven games in April 8: Two wins, two draws and three losses.
The 8-0 win recorded by Barcelona against Almeria in 2010-11 is the biggest scoreline between the two sides. It’s also Almería’s biggest defeat in La Liga history.
Barcelona played 540 minutes against Almería at the Camp Nou, winning for exactly 400 minutes.
Eto’o and Messi are the only players to score a hat-trick in the previous encounters between the two sides.
Two Barça players (Milito and Ibrahimović) and Guardiola as manager were sent off against Almería.
Most goals against Almería from the current Barcelona squad: Messi (12), Pedro (3), Adriano (2).
Most assists against Almería from the current Barça squad: Messi (6), Xavi (3), Pedro (3), Alves (2), Suárez (2).
Xavi is the player with most appearances for Barcelona in official games against Almería (12).
Messi and Xavi are the players with most official wins with Barcelona against Almería (10).
No Almería player has ever managed to score more than once against Barcelona.
The last seven encounters between the two teams ended in a Barça win with the Catalans scoring 27 goals and conceding only three.
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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.