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Heading into Saturday's 8.30pm CET La Liga clash between Atlético de Madrid and FCBarcelona, we take a quick look at some of the more interesting numbers surrounding the big matchup:
The Colchoneros have not beaten Barça in La Liga in their last10 encounters— twodraws andeightdefeats — theworstrunin their history.
Barça roll into the Vicente Calderón Stadium riding a 16-gameunbeaten streak in La Liga and having scored at least one goal in all 16 games.
The Catalans have 10 wins and a lone draw in their last eleven road games in La Liga.
Heading into match day three in La Liga, neither Atlético nor Barça have conceded a single league goal yet this season.
If Atlético shut out Barça on Saturday, it will be the second time in club history that they've opened the season without conceding in their first three league games in a season.
Diego Pablo Simeone and Luis Enrique Martínez have never tied when going head to head as coaches, each having won two and lost two.
It may be hard to believe but as a coach Simeone has never beaten Barça in La Liga — two draws and five defeats.
Lionel Messi's favourite victim in La Liga is Atlético de Madrid (tied with Sevilla), having given up 19 goals to the Argentinian in his career.
Atlético's FernandoTorres is tied with Real Madrid's CristianoRonaldo for the most career goals against Barça among active La Liga players, with seven.
Neymar's favourite place to score — other than at CampNou — is the Vicente Calderón, where he has found the net three times.
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