FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Cup clásicos in numbers

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Cup clásicos in numbers

Barça are going into the cup clásico unbeaten in the competition, while Real Madrid have won four, drawn one and lost one game so far Villa is the top Barça scorer (5) while Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema (4) lead the way for the all-whites

Real Madrid and Barça are about to meet in the semi finals of the Copa del Rey. To get here, the former have had to get past Alcoyano, Celta and Valencia, having won four, drawn one and lost one. Barça have knocked out Alavés, Cordoba and Malaga, with 5 wins and a draw. Real Madrid have yet to concede a goal at the Bernabéu. Barça have scored five headers in the tournament. The following is a review of the respective teams’ stats so far in the Spanish KO competition.

Goals for19 (3,2)15 (2,5)
Goals against5 (0,8)4 (0,7)
Shots100 (16,7)84 (14)
Shots at home52 (17,3)56 (18,6)
Shots away48 (16)28 (9,3)
Shots from set pieces10 (1,7)14 (2,3)
Shots received from set pieces7 (1,2)24 (4)
Converted onto woodwork31
Converted onto woodwork78 (13)91 (15,2)
Crosses converted5 (0,8)0
Crosses against7 (12,8)145 (24,2)
Crosses against converted2 (0,3)1 (0,2)
Fouls commited56 (9,3)83 (13,8)
Fouls received78 (13)100 (16,7)
Yellow cards10 (1,7)18 (3)
Red cards03 (0,5)
Minutes of possession222 (37)147 (24,5)
Short goals kick24 (4)8 (1,3)
Long goals kick7 (1,2)49 (8,2)


- Mascherano and Pinto are the only Barça players to have played every FCB cup game so far. Modric and Benzema are Madrid’s ever-presents, although Carvalho has played more minutes than either of them.

- David Villa is Barça’s top scorer with 5 goals, followed by Messi (4). Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema have four each for Real Madrid.

- Barça’s busiest striker has been Messi (18 shots in three games), followed by Villa (16) and Alexis (15). Cristiano Ronaldo is the runaway Madrid leader in this category (27 in four games) followed by Benzema (10).

- Mascherano and Cesc are both one yellow away from suspension. Cristiano Ronaldo is in the same situation, while Coentrao and Ramos are suspended following sendings off.

*Data provided by GECAsport

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