10 stats ahead of El Clásico

10 stats ahead of El Clásico

Some of the statistics for FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, 15 days out from the game at the Camp Nou

Flawless at the Camp Nou

Barça have a perfect home record at home so far this season, with four wins at the Camp Nou in LaLiga and one in the Champions League: Betis (5-2), Valencia (5-2), Villarreal (2-1), Internazionale (2-1) and Sevilla (4-0).

Top scorers

FC Barcelona are the side with the most goals scored in LaLiga this term, finding the net 20 times. Real Madrid are third (with 16) with Villarreal on 19.

The fortress Camp Nou - MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Madrid unbeaten in LaLiga

Real Madrid are the only side in the Primera División still to suffer defeat, winning five of their games and drawing three.

Blaugrana dominance in possession

Barça top the possession ranking, with an average of 66.08% per game. Real Madrid are second for control of the ball, with 55.92%.

Arthur and Carvajal LaLiga's top assist providers

The Barça midfielder and Real Madrid defender are amongst the most generous assist providers in LaLiga after eight games played, setting up their teammates on three occasions each. Also on three assists are Ander Capa, Portu, Ángel Montoro, Rodrigo Moreno and Santi Cazorla.

Arthur at the Camp Nou - VÍCTOR SALGADO-FCB

56 ball recoveries for Casemiro

Casemiro is the man to win the ball back on the most occasions in domestic competition, doing so on 56 occasions. Barça's Gerard Pique is not far behind, with 51.

Maximum pass effectiveness

Ernesto Valverde's men have been more precise than any other side in their pass completion, with 4651 of 5281 reaching their intended target.

Piqué and Lenglet the leaders in pass completion

The two FC Barcelona centre backs are the players with the most passes in LaLiga, with Piqué on 587 and Lenglet on 559.

Piqué and Lenglet in training - MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Most shots for Madrid

Zinedine Zidane's side lead the way for shots with 134, 52 of which have been on target. Barça have shot 97 times, with 42 on target.

Benzema the most frequent shooter

With 12 shots on goal, Karim Benzema is the player with the most such attempts. Luis Suárez has eight for Barça. 

*Data provided by OPTA

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