analysis | 2015-08-01
The definitive stats summary of the treble-winning season
An unforgettable season included hundreds of records being broken, from individual to team stats, Barcelona capped an achievement that will be remembered for generations to come. Read our Champions League, La Liga and Spanish Cup summaries, and if they are not enough, we present you the definitive summary of FC Barcelona in the 2014/2015 season.
Barcelona became the first team in the history of European football to win two trebles.
Among the top five league clubs, Barcelona became the team with the most official trophies (86) and the most domestic trophies (66).
Barcelona won the double (European Cup/Champions League + La Liga) for the fifth time, an all-time record in European football, followed by Ajax and Bayern Munich with three doubles.
Barcelona won their sixth domestic double (La Liga + Spanish Cup), setting a new all-time record in Spain (Athletic Bilbao won five).
Barça are the only Spanish team in history to score 175+ goals in a single season, and they did it twice: 190 goals in 2011/2012, and 175 goals in 2014/2015.
Barcelona won 50 of the 60 official games they played this season with a winning rate of 83.3 percent, a new record in the club's history.
Barcelona became the first Spanish club in history to win 50 official games in a single season.
Barcelona became the first Spanish team in history to keep 33 clean sheets in a single season.
Barcelona became the first club in the history of football to have in its squad three players with 40+ international goals in the same season.
Barcelona kept 17 away clean sheets this season, two more than the previous club record.
Barcelona became the first team ever to reach 200 clean sheets in the history of European competitions.
Barcelona won 23 away games in 2014/2015, a new record in the history of the club.
Barcelona scored 78 away goals in 2014/205, a new record in the history of the club.
Barcelona won 24 official trophies in the 21st century.
Barcelona played 15 finals (single match) in the 21st century, winning 11 of them.
Barcelona won 40 official trophies since 1991, at least three more than any other team from the top five leagues.
Barcelona won their sixth domestic double (League + Cup). Only Bayern have won more (10) in the top five leagues.
In the last seven seasons, Barça played 21 major tournaments (Liga + Copa + UCL), they won 11 of them.
In the last 10 years, only two seasons have seen Barça sign more than five new players in summer (2008/2009 and 2014/2015). Barcelona won the treble in both of them.
Barcelona scored an average of 2.92 goals per game in 2014/2015, more than any other team in the top five leagues (Real Madrid second with 2.75 goals per game).
Barcelona conceded an average of 0.63 goals per game in 2014/2015, less than any other team in the top five leagues (Monaco second with 0.64).
The 83.3 percent win ratio recorded by Barcelona in 2014/2015 is the highest in Europe, at least 10 percent more than any other team of top five leagues.
Barcelona recorded 50 wins in 204/2015, at least seven more than any other team in the top five leagues.
For the first time ever, Barcelona had a streak of seven consecutive wins without conceding.
Barcelona recorded only four draws in 2014/2015, its lowest number of draws since 1966/1967.
In Barça's history, there are two periods in which the team won at least one title in seven (or more) consecutive seasons: from 1987/1988 to 1994/1995, and from 2008/2009 to 2014/2015.
The Liga game Against Villarreal (3-2 at the Camp Nou) was the first game in Barcelona's history that the team started with seven South Americans.
In 2014/2015, Barcelona scored most of their Liga goals in the second half (64 percent), while they scored most of their Champions League and Spanish Cup goals in the first half (60 percent).
Barcelona kept more clean sheets this season in away games (17) than they did in home games (16).
For only the second time in the club’s history, Barcelona managed to win 10+ consecutive away games (first time was in 2008/2009).
For the first time in the last 10 seasons: Barcelona scored more than 20 headers in a single season.
Messi became the first player in history to score 332 club goals in six consecutive seasons (from 2009/2010 to 2014/2015), breaking Pelé’s record of 313 goals (from 1958 to 1963).
Messi became the player with the most hattricks in Spanish club football (32) surpassing Zarra (31).
Messi became the player with most goals in a Spanish stadium for a Spanish club (231 at the Camp Nou) surpassing Zarra (227 at the old San Mamés).
Messi (at the age of 27 years and 300 days) became the youngest player ever to score 400+ goals for a single European club.
Messi is only the seventh player in history to score 400+ goals for a European club.
Messi gave the most assists for club and country in 2014/2015 among all top five league players: 32 assists.
Messi was this season directly involved in 85 goals (scored and assisted). Only in 2011/2012 was he involved in more (102).
This is the second season in which Messi played more than 5,000 minutes with Barcelona, after 2011/2012.
This season Messi was Barcelona’s top assist provider in La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League.
Messi was the first player to score six headers for Barcelona in a single season since Eto'o 2005/2006.
Messi recorded his third best scoring season with Barcelona (58 goals) after 73 goals in 2011/2012 and 60 goals in 2012/2013.
Messi recorded his second best assisting season with Barcelona (27 assists) after 29 assists in 2011/2012.
For the first time in his career, Messi scored a hattrick in four consecutive months: November 2014, December 2014, January 2015, February 2015.
This season, Messi scored in 10 consecutive Camp Nou appearances, setting a new personal record.
Messi played 5,858 minutes (with club and country) in 2014/2015. Only in 2011/2012 has he played more (6,034 minutes)
This is the first season ever in which Messi gave at least two assists in six different games of Barcelona.
Messi scored 17 goals for Barcelona with his weak foot (right), at least five more than any other player in Europe in 2014/2015.
In the 21st century, 16 different players scored hattricks for Barça: Luis Enrique the first and Luis Suárez the latest.
Suárez became the Uruguayan player with most goals in European competitions: 28.
Barcelona won each of the 18 games in which Luis Suárez scored this season.
Xavi broke Gento's record and became the Spanish player with most club trophies in history.
Xavi became the first player in Barcelona’s history to have 50+ appearances in seven different seasons.
Xavi reached the mark of 200 assists for club and country.
Piqué set a new personal club-scoring record in a single season: seven goals in 2014/2015.
Defenders scored 15 goals for Barcelona this season, seven of those were scored by Piqué.
For the second time in his career: Piqué scored in La Liga, Champions League and Copa del Rey during the same season (first time was in 2008/2009).
In the last 10 seasons: No centre back managed to give more than two assists for Barça in the same season. Bartra gave four assists in 2014/15.
Bartra played in 2014/2015 only one minute of Champions League after the group stage, and only two minutes of Copa del Rey after the round of 16.
Douglas is the first non-European player in history to win a treble during his first season in Europe.
Mathieu became the first Frenchman ever to score for Barcelona in a Clásico at the Camp Nou.
Iniesta reached 100 assists for club and country.
Barcelona won each of the eight games in which Rakitic scored this season.
Bravo kept 13 away clean sheets in 2014/2015, one away from the club’s record held by Zubizarreta (1986/1987) and Valdés (2005/2006).
Dani Alves gave 12 assists this season, half of them to Messi (three to Neymar and three to Suárez).
Luis Enrique became the fourth manager to win the treble in his first season with a European team, after Kovacs (Ajax), Hiddink (PSV) and Guardiola (FCB).
Lucho recorded 42 wins in his first 50 games as Barça coach, more than any other manager in the club’s history.
Among Barça managers with at least 25 games in charge, Luis Enrique has now the best winning ratio in the history of the club: 83.3 percent.
Luis Enrique is the first manager in Barça's history to lead the team to more than 12 away clean sheets in his first managerial season.
All of Barcelona's last four managers won their first Clásico at the Camp Nou. Luis Enrique being the latest one.
Piqué, Alves, Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta, Messi and Pedro joined Eto’o as only players to win the treble twice.
Messi, Suárez and Neymar scored 120 goals for Barcelona this season, an all-time record in Spanish football.
Rakitic, Messi and Suárez are the only Barça players to score and assist in each competition of 2014/2015.
For the first time in the last 10 seasons: two different Barça goalkeepers saved a penalty in the same season: Bravo (versus Valencia) and ter Stegen (versus Manchester City).
Piqué and Bartra started together 10 Barça games in 2014/2015, Barcelona kept a clean sheet in a eight of them.
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