Facts and figures from La Rosaleda

Facts and figures from La Rosaleda

Just as they had done in the league 11 days earlier, Barça saw off the challenge from Malaga at La Rosaleda on Thursday and this time they booked themselves a place in the Cup semi-finals

-This was Barça’s sixth win at La Rosaleda, the other five all came in the league and were all achieved with at least a two goal advantage.

- Pedro and Piqué scoring means that 10 different players have scored so far in this season’s Cup run - Piqué, Cesc, Puyol, Villa, Iniesta, Alexis, Messi, Thiago, Adriano and Pedro.

-Barça’s second goal last night was also Gerard Piqué’s second of the season following his goal against Athletic Bilbao in the league.

- Pedro scored his fourth goal in 2013 after featuring in five games.

- Leo Messi has scored in each of the last 15 games he’s started.

- Barça have never lost when Andres Iniesta has scored – 40 wins and four draws.

- Barça enjoyed 70% of possession, completing a total of 776 passes, against 253 by Malaga.

- Barça had 15 shots compared to Malaga’s seven.

- Five yellow cards were shown to Barça players, with just eight fouls committed, with Malaga making 21 fouls and getting just three bookings.

- Xavi Hernández was the player who completed most passes successfully -116 out of 138 attempted

- Mascherano won the ball back most – 11 times.

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