FC Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday night (Match Report, Highlights) brought in the season’s biggest attendance so far, with 96,290 spectators filling the stands.

The league match against Atlético Madrid in September set the record attendance for the season before Pep Guardiola’s side visited Barcelona in midweek – the game against Los Colchoneros saw a crowd of 89,421.

To put the attendance against City into perspective, only the home against Real Madrid from the 2015/16 season and before surpass it, with those games bringing in a total of 99,264, 98,760, 98,761, 96,589, 99,252 and 98,255 respectively.

The current season average stands at 79,279 which is on course to surpass the numbers set in the previous five campaigns.

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