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Barcelona-Husca: Statistics

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The most interesting numbers from Barcelona’s 8-2 demolition

FC Barcelona v SD Huesca - La Liga Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images
  • Messi has scored at least one goal against 37 La Liga teams, extending his record. (@2010MisterChip)
  • Messi registered his 250th assist in his career for club and country. (@2010MisterChip)
  • Messi has played 46 league matches without losing, the 4th best streak ever. First? Andrés Iniesta, with 55 in a row. (@2010MisterChip)
  • For the seventh time, Lionel Messi has given at least 2 goals and at least 2 assists for Barcelona. (@barca19stats)
  • Third time Barcelona win 8-2 in La Liga. The last time it happened was in 1961 vs. Granada, where the Spanish Luis Suárez scored a brace, too. (@barca19stats)
  • These two matches are the matches with the most goals scored at Camp Nou, 10 total. (@pedritonumeros)
  • Luis Suárez (the Uruguayan) has scored against 26 of the 27 teams he’s faced in La Liga, the only exception is Real Valladolid. (@pedritonumeros)
  • Jordi Alba has scored 3 league goals from a Messi pass, while Messi has 11 from an Alba pass. (@pedritonumeros)
  • Messi got to 150 assists in La Liga, more than anyone in the past 40 years. (@pedritonumeros)
  • Messi got to 641 matches with Barcelona, passing Dani Alves for most games for a La Liga club by a foreigner. (@pedritonumeros)
  • Messi had the most chances created, with 8. Sergio Busquets, Ousmane Dembélé, Philippe Coutinho, and Suárez all had 3.
  • Gerard Piqué won the most aerial duels (4), while he and Sergi Roberto had the best pass accuracy (08.3%) of all players to play 90 minutes. Arthur, who came on as a sub, had 100% accuracy.
  • Ivan Rakitić had the most tackles - 5. Samuel Umtiti tied with Huesca’s Jorge Miramón for the most interceptions - 3.
  • Messi led the way in most accurate long balls (8/10) and accurate throughballs (3/5).
  • Messi leads La Liga in goals (tied with Karim Benzema), assists (tied with Suárez and three others), chances created, accurate throughballs, and successful dribbles.