Pedro té la pilota als peus i Álvaro Rubio es llença al terra per prendre-li

Pedro, with Álvaro Rubio / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ

At Valladolid, FC Barcelona suffered the 4th defeat in La Liga. The 1-0 defeat means that it is no longer in their hands if they want to be Champions.  Here are the key stats from the game played at the stadium Nuevo José Zorrilla.

  • In Valladolid it was the third time in the League that Barça failed to score. It also happened in Pamplona (0-0) and San Mamés (1-0).
  • Xavi was the player with most accurate passes (86), followed by Mascherano and Busquets, both with 82.
  • Mascherano played his 100th League game in Valladolid. In all competitions he's played 169.
  • It was the fifth time this season that Pedro, Messi and Neymar were the starting front three. The balance is three wins and two defeats.
  • FC Barcelona have not lost two consecutive League games since the 2007/08 season, when they lost against Deportivo and Madrid.
  • Barça have not lost against Valladolid in the League since 2002/03, when they lost 2-1.
  • Leo Messi saw his run of six consecutive games scoring come to an end. Against Sevilla, Real Sociedad (Cup), Rayo Vallecano, Manchester City, Real Sociedad (League) and Almeria he had not failed to score.
  • Messi is the Barça player with most consecutive games in the starting eleven. He has started in the last nine matches. Busquets has been in the starting eleven in the last six games.
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