The match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona, corresponding to the 21st round of La Liga, produced the following stats:

- Gerard Piqué, who made his debut on 13th September 2008 against Racing Santander, made his 100th league appearance.  His record is impeccable – 77 wins, 19 draws and just 4 defeats.

- Reserve squad winger Cristian Tello made his league debut following on from his first game with the seniors against Hospitalet in the Cup.

- It was the sixth draw of the season, five of which have come away from home.  As Guardiola said in his press conference: "We've conceded too many draws when we deserved to win".

- Barça have hit the woodwork 15 times in 21 league matches.  Of these, eight came away from home and cost the team 7 points.  The last example was Cesc's effort in the 79th minute in the Madrigal.

- Against Villarreal, Barça enjoyed 66% of the possession and 10 shots on goal.  The Barça players received 22 fouls.

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