FC Barcelona’s big win over Hércules, by the numbers
Arda Turan scores his second hat-trick of the campaign and becomes the first to score in all four competitions
There was a host of protagonists in FC Barcelona’s 7-0 win over Hércules in the last 32 of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.
One of those was Arda Turan, who scored a hat-trick in his second successive start for the team, and became the first to score in all four competitions. Here is a collection of the stats and facts that stood out from the big victory at the Camp Nou:
Arda reached eleven goals for the season, with Leo Messi (23) and Luis Suárez (15) the only Barça players who have scored more.
The Turk managed a ‘perfect hat-trick’: one with his head, one with his left-foot and the last with his right.
Lucas Digne and Paco Alcácer scored their first official goals for the club: they become the 14th and 15th different Barça scorers this season.
Luis Enrique continues his perfect streak in the Copa del Rey, winning all nine knockout ties as Barça boss.
The team ends the year with 74 goals, the best of each of the three years Luis Enrique has been at the club. In 2014/15, the team managed 68 by Christmas, and 69 in the previous season
For the second time this season, Luis Enrique started all six summer signings: Cillessen, Umtiti, Digne, Denis Suárez, André Gomes and Alcácer.