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The victory in the derby against Girona (0-2) has meant more records for FC Barcelona. Ernesto Valverde's side have won eight straight matches in the domestic competition which is the best streak of the coach's career.
Barça began the 2017-18 League campaign with seven consecutive victories (Betis, Alavés, Espanyol, Getafe, Eibar, Girona and Las Palmas) and repeated it from day 15 to the 21st (Villarreal , Deportivo, Real Madrid, Levante, Real Sociedad, Betis and Alavés), but the current streak is the best in the top five European leagues.
Since the 1-1 at the Wanda Metropolitano on November 24 the team has won every league match, and, during this run, they've scored 23 goals (two against Villarreal, four against Espanyol, five against Levante, two against Celta, two against Getafe, three against Eibar, three against Leganés and the two in Girona).
In this series of games, Barça's top scorer was Lionel Messi, with eight goals, followed by Luis Suárez with five, Dembélé, with two goals, and Gerard Piqué, who scored one. Both the Argentine and the Uruguayan lead the Pichichi table with 19 and 14 goals respectively.
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