Adriano, envoltat de defenses del Màlaga. FOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB.

- The opener was Adriano's sixth assist of the season.

- Four of those set up goals for Messi (against Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup, , Mallorca, Viktoria Plzen and now  Malaga).

- Messi's hat trick was his 14th ( he got four against Arsenal in 2010) and his fifth this season..

- Barça have scored eight headed foals in the first half of this season – six more than at the same time last year.

-The 1-4 win was the biggest victory away from home for Barça this season.

- The last time the team recorded that result was on May 2nd 2010 against Villarreal.

- Alexis Sánchez has scored six goals in his last six games.

- Barça boasted 76% of possession in the first half in Malaga and 69% after the break.

- The team completed 843 passes against 248 by Malaga.

- Barça committed one more foul than the hosts (13-12)

- Thiago was the busiest Barça player, with 148 interventions.

Dani Alves won back most possession for the team(12).

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