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FC Barcelona players celebrate after the final whistle at Balaídos. / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

FC Barcelona's 1–0 win at Celta de Vigo on Sunday night was their 19th victory in the last 20 games. Since a disappointing defeat at Real Sociedad on 4 January, Barça have won all their games except a 1–0 defeat to Málaga at Camp Nou, giving the blaugranes a .950 winning percentage in the last three months. Below we offer some other interesting facts and figures surrounding the big win at Balaídos:

Barça have won all 4 league games this season that have come after breaks for international commitments.


Barça have not lost 2 league matches to the same team in one season since 2007/08, when they fell twice to both Real Madrid and Villarreal.


Barça continue to lead La Liga in fewest goals conceded with just 17 allowed in 29 games for a .580 average per game.


The team's central defenders have scored 6 goals in La Liga. Gerard Piqué has 4 and Jérémy Mathieu has 2.


Piqué and Celta's Andreu Fontàs both had a game-high 13 balls recovered.


Piqué also led all players with 64 completed passes, 100 touches and 14 headers.


Barça completed 489 passes on the evening while Celta only completed 282.


Sergio Busquets saw his fifth yellow card in the La Liga and will miss the next game against Almería at Camp Nou on Wednesday night.

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