Facts and figures from the Real Sociedad game

Facts and figures from the Real Sociedad game

Xavi made 137 passes on Wednesday night, only 20 less than the whole Real Sociedad side

Barça dominated possession against Real Sociedad on Wednesday- to such an extent that Xavi Hernández made 137 passes – only 20 less than the whole of the Real side.

Barça made 807 passes and Real 157.

Barça enjoyed record possession for this season of   83%, beating their previous best of 82% against Celtic.

Barça had 26 shots, against 3 for Real. That is Barça’s highest number of shots in a game this season – one more than against Cartegena in the second leg of the Spanish Cup last 16  tie.

Barça have now won their last 7 Spanish Cup games –something that hasn’t happened since 1981

Zubikarai’s was the third own goal for Barça in this season’s Spanish Cup –after Mariano Sánchez (FCB-Cartagena) and Juanfran (Llevant-FCB)

Sergio Busquets has now scored 11 goals since he made his debut in2008and Wednesday’s was his first in the Cup, having previously scored 5 in the Lliga, 4 in the  Champions League and 1 in the World Club Cup.

Busquets has already scored more goals this season -3 than in any other season.

The Barça number 16 was also the Barça player who won most possession back, with 14 interventions – one more thande Mascherano (13).

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