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Luis Suárez has quieted all of his critics this season. / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

FC Barcelona' 2–0 victory over Levante on Sunday not only kept them at the top of the league table, it also produced a series of curious numbers. Here's a look at the most interesting facts and figures surrounding the game: 

1. Luis Suárez scored Barça's second goal on the last play of the game after a fine assists from Lionel Messi. It was Suárez's team-leading 36th goal of the season across all competitions, and his league-leading 20th. Suárez now has seven goals in his last four games.

2. Barça's first goal of the game was an own-goal courtesy of David Navarro following a cross by Jordi Alba. It was the second time Barça have been helped out with an own-goal this season. The first came against Real Betis.

3. Jordi Alba not only helped create the first goal, but he also led the game in passing with 105 interventions and 88 passes. Here's a look at his interventions:

4. Sergi Roberto celebrated his 24th birthday on Sunday with a place in the starting XI, his 31st game of the season and his 21st start.

5. Head coach Luis Enrique not only reached the 100-game plateau since joining Barça, but he also led the team to their 28th straight game without having lost, tying the unbeaten record set by Pep Guardiola's Barça in 2010/11.  

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