Villa and Messi, celebrating the fourth goal against Zaragoza. PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ (FCB).

- In the first twelve matches, Barça have scored 38 goals (3.2 goals per game) and only conceded 6 (0.5 per game).

- Barça's overall possession in the match was 66%.

- The home side recorded a 597 pass completion rate, and the away team, 241.

- Dani Alves completed most passes in the game (90).

- Barça had 24 shots on goal, and Zaragoza only 4.

- Messi had more shots on goal (6), than the whole Zaragoza team.

- 11 of the shots were on target, whilst Valdes didn't have a single save to make.

- Barça, with their intense pressing game, committed more fouls than Zaragoza: 20-16.

- Both central defenders, Piqué and Puyol, scored. That hasn't happened since May 2nd, 2009, in the 6-2 win against Madrid in the Bernabeu.

- Puyol was the player who recovered most balls (12).

- Having overcome his muscle injury, Alexis Sánchez returned to the starting line-up for the first time since September 10th.

- Messi has now reached the figure of 75 goals in the League at the Camp Nou, and 50 in total, between club and international matches, in 2011.

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