FC Barcelona's European comeback, by the numbers

FC Barcelona's European comeback, by the numbers

Sergi Roberto scored his second ever goal in the Champions League

After trailing by one goal at the break, FC Barcelona turned the game around in the second half with goals from Sergi Roberto and Luis Suárez to earn a valuable win against Bayer Leverkusen. The victory puts the Catalans top of Group E in the Champions League. Here is a collection of stats and facts from the game:

Sergi Roberto’s last Champions League goal came back in 2011 against BATE Borisov.

Exactly 22 years ago to the day, Barça made a historic European comeback in a 4-1 win over Dynamo Kyiv.

The home side dominated the ball, with 70 per cent possession over the course of the game.

Barça completed 594 passes while Leverkusen managed 209.

Gerard Piqué completed the most passes on the night, with 98 of the 103 he intended reaching a teammate.

Jordi Alba, Mascherano and Neymar received yellow cards.

The ever-tenacious Mascherano made the most ball recoveries with 18.

Barça had 17 shots on goal, while Leverkusen had nine attempts.

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