Stats where FC Barcelona are top of the class
Five categories where Ronald Koeman's team lead La Liga at the international break
As we reach the international break in La Liga, we take a look at some of the areas in which Ronald Koeman's team stand above all the other clubs in La Liga. After 28 matches the blaugranes lead in five categories: goals scored, passes, possession, corners and the team with fewest yellow cards.
With 67 goals in the for column, Barça are the most prolific side in La Liga in front of goal. They are 13 goals ahead of Atlético who are on 51 and and 15 in front of Real Madrid who have scored 49 goals. On an individual note, Leo Messi is the top scorer in La Liga with 23 goals.
That figure is the total number of passes completed by the blaugranes in their 28 games in the league so far. They are well ahead in this category of their nearest rivals Real Madrid who are on 16,486. Barça have also completed 89.54% of all their passes, proof that the blaugrana style is alive and kicking under coach Ronald Koeman.
This is the average percentage of possession for Barça in La Liga up until now. They are ahead of Sevilla (61.69%) and Real Madrid (59.79%). Controlling the ball, always key to Barça's success.
This is the number of corners Barça have had this season so far, 13 ahead of Real Madrid.
The number of yellow cards received so far in La Liga by FC Barcelona. The blaugranes are, along with Real Madrid, the team who have been shown fewest in La Liga.