Here is a look at some of the other interesting stats and facts from the latest league win:
The Argentine continues to add to his tally against Diego Alves, the goalkeeper he enjoys playing against the most. He has netted 21 times against the Brazilian.
Messi increases his lead at the top of the scoring charts - he is now on 25 for the league campaign, four more than teammate Luis Suárez. He is now on 41 in all competitions this season, the eighth consecutive campaign he has scored 40 or more.
Barça played more than triple the number of passes Valencia did (619 to 236), double the duels won (62% - 38%) and shots on goal (12 to 5) as well as possession (72% - 28%). The heat map below demonstrates where Barça were most apparent on the field.
Sergio Busquets made the most ball recoveries with ten, followed by Samuel Umtiti with nine.
Speaking of Umtiti, Barça continue their league winning streak with the young Frenchman in the lineup. Each of the 17 times he has started, Barça have won.