Xavi and Modric faced off in last season's Clásico. PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB.

This weekend, third placed Real Madrid host Liga leaders Barça at the Santiago Bernabéu. Both sides are top in certain statistical categories. For example, Madrid have scored more goals, but Barça have conceded the fewest (none!) and have made the most passes. Here’s the lowdown on how the two sides have performed so far in the domestic championship as they prepare to go head-to-head on Saturday.

 

LIGA
Wins 6 7
Draws
0 1
Defeats
2 0
Goals for
30 22
Goals against
9 0
Penalty goals
4 0
Goals from free kicks
0 0
Goals from headers
8 2
Shots
120 113
Shots sgainst
90 57
Passes
4,705 5,455
Completed passes
87.8% 88.7%
Crosses
206 217
Fouls commited
84 83
Yellow cards
12 12
Red cards
0 1

*Source: Opta


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