Barça's season, by the numbers

Barça's season, by the numbers

Now that the season is over, we take a look at the stats that defined the campaign

After falling to an unsavory defeat to Valencia in the Copa del Rey final, the season is finally over. Hence, it's now time to review the stats produced by 10 months of football.

Rakitic, Sergio, Coutinho, Alba: appearances leaders

The four played in 54 games each, while Gerard Piqué played the most total minutes across all competitions, with 4,680.

36 different players

Ernesto Valverde used a lot of players this season, including eight from Barça B. Additionally, this season also gave us Barça's youngest starting XI in 24 years.

SD Huesca - FC Barcrlona
SD Huesca - FC Barcrlona

17 different scorers

Messi (51), Suárez (25), O. Dembélé (14), Coutinho (11), Piqué (7), I. Rakitic (5), Malcom (4), Vidal and Jordi Alba (3), Aleñá, Lenglet, Munir and Denis Suárez (2) and S. Roberto, N. Semedo and Rafinha (1).

Four with 3,500+ passes

Rakitic led the team with 3,956. Sergio was second with 3,845, Jordi Alba had 3,767, and Piqué had 3,502.

Leaders in stats among La Liga teams

Across all competitions, Barça led all Spanish First Division teams in goals (138), shots on goal (394), total passes (39,669), passing percentage (.882), possession (63.78%), and goals per game (2.30).

Goals scored against 26 teams

Barça scored at least once against 26 different sides, and 33 total goalkeepers. The top victim was Sevilla (16 goals), followed by Real Madrid and Levante (10 each).

SEVILLA - FC BARCELONA: MIGUEL RUIZ
SEVILLA - FC BARCELONA: MIGUEL RUIZ

King Leo

Leo Messi was prolific once again this season, scoring 51 goals, and winning the Pichichi Trophy (36 goals in La Liga) as well as the Golden Shoe. He also leads the Champions League in scoring with 12 goals, with only the final remaining to be played.

Messi has now won three Pichichis in a row and six overall, the same numbers he has for the Golden Shoe

Messi bota dor
Messi bota dor

Messi 600

Messi also hit a new milestone this season by scoring his 600th goal, which incredibly came on a spectacular free kick against Liverpool in the Champions League semifinals. Overall, Messi scored eight free kick goals this season. 

In the process, Messi also established himself as the top all-time goalscorer for a single team among the major European leagues. The only one still above him is Pelé, who scored 643 for Santos.

 

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