Thiago, contra la Reial Societat. FOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB.

- Thiago Alcántara has now made 50 senior appearances. 31 in La Liga, 5 in the Champions League, 10 in the Cup, 2 in the Spanish Super Cup and 2 in the World Club Cup.

- He's scored a total of 7 goals, (4 in the league and 3 in the Cup).

- He had the best pass completion rate against Real Sociedad: 89/98

- Barça broke a run of three consecutive draws

- The match showcased a lot of home-grown talent, with Barça starting with 8 players from the academy and Real 9.

- Real Sociedad have not won in the Camp Nou for 21 years.

- Barça had 70% of the possession and more than trebled the number of passes made by Real - 713 to 227.

- Barça produced 18 attempts on goal compared to Real's 8.

- Mascherano (19) and Adriano (15) topped the ball recovery rankings.