Messi, Suárez i Piqué celebren un dels sis gols contra la Roma al Camp Nou / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

FC Barcelona completed the Champions League group stage on Wednesday night with a 1-1 draw at Bayer Leverkusen. That puts them through to the last sixteen for the twelfth consecutive season. The defending champion’s stats have been mightily impressive so far as the tournament moves into the decisive phase against a round of 16 opponent to be decided at the draw on Monday:

Barça and Real Madrid are the only teams that were not beaten in the group stage. Barça won four games, and drew in Rome and Leverkusen.

Denied by the woodwork. Luis Enrique’s side hit the post four times in the group stage, a record they share with Porto, Valencia and Dynamo Zagreb.

Fewest corners. Barça gave away just 12 corners in their six games, an average of just two a game, fewer than any of the other 31 teams involved.

Neymar Jr tops the assist ranking from the group stage with four, a position he shares with former FCB man Alexis Sánchez, Hulk, Bony and Kingsley Conan.

Rakitic covered the most distance in the Barcelona squad, a massive 50,210 metres in the group stages. That’s 8 km more than a complete marathon!

Three Champions League debuts. The first was Gumbau against BATE at the Camp Nou, while Kaptoum and Cámara also got their first tastes of European football against Bayer Leverkusen at the BayArena.

Ter Stegen is the only member of the Barcelona squad that played all 90 minutes of every game. The German keeper has been having an excellent tournament, letting in just four goals, saving a penalty and making some spectacular saves.

Vermaelen and Piqué top the team in passes with 96% and 95% each. The Belgian defender had a splendid 234/244 accuracy rate, while the Catalan centre back’s 352/372 was near perfect too.

Neymar Jr made more passes in the competition than any other striker, a humungous 308 in five games.

Barça’s 78.3% possession against BATE at the Camp Nou was their highest in the group stages.

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