Messi celebrates scoring the last goal against Bayer Leverkusen / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Here are the most relevant facts and stats from the 1-3 match at the BayArena:

• Barça made it six victories on the trot away from the Camp Nou in the Champions League with the win over Leverkusen. Barça is the third team to reach this mark after Ajax (7) and Manchester United

• Barça continues their goalscoring form in Europe. They have scored in 29 consecutive Champions League matches, a feat unequalled to date

• Nine FC Barcelona players have scored in the Champions League this season, including Alexis

• Alexis’ favourite moment to score is between the 45 and 60 minute mark, 5 of his 11 goals as a Barça player have been scored in this timeframe

• The Chilean joins the group of Barça players that have scored in the league, Cup and Champions League. The rest are Messi, Pedro, Cesc and Xavi

• Messi is the first player in the history of the competition to score in six consecutive matches away from home

• In fact, the last 11 goals from Messi in the Champions League were scored away from the Camp Nou (10 as a visitor and 1 in a neutral stadium, Wembley)

• With the goal in Leverkusen, the Argentine leapfrogs Claudio Pizarro as the South American with the most goals in the competition

• More Messi records: he’s the highest goalscorer in the history of the Champions League knockout stages with 19 goals. Raul has 18, Shevchenko 18, and Inzaghi 16

Alves played his 40th Champions League match with Barça on Tuesday

Pedro reached 150 official matches for FC Barcelona, so far he’s bagged 52 goals

Puyol is the 11th ranked player with the most Champions League matches under his belt (106), including qualifying rounds

Mascherano and Puyol are the players that won back the most balls in Leverkusen, 16 and 15, respectively

• Curiously enough, the defender Dani Alves was the player that participated in the most plays throughout the game (total of 153)

Cesc was the player that crossed the ball the most (6)

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