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Two points from the top

Barça, with 41 points, are two points behind Real Madrid, who is top of the table with 43 points and a game in hand. The Catalans are also a point behind second-placed Sevilla. The blaugranas reduced their lead two fixtures ago and now they are focusing on putting pressure on the top two teams with their sights firmly set on first place. The blaugranas' first round of league fixtures finishes with a record of twelve wins, five draws and two losses.


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23 players in action

Luis Enrique has used 23 players in LaLiga with only Masip failing to get onto the pitch so far this season. Claudio Bravo and Munir played in the first league game of the season against Betis before leaving the Club later in the summer. Ter Stegen is the player who has played the most with a total of 1,530 minutes of action. Suárez is the most used outfield player with 1,414 minutes of game time so far this campaign.


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Messi and Suárez, top scorers

The two Barça stars have scored 15 league goals each and they are the top scorers in the competition with a three-goal margin over Cristiano Ronaldo on twelve. These spectacular statistics means nobody can keep up with the tandem in Spain or in the rest of Europe. Messi has an average of 0.93 strikes per game, whilst Luis Suárez scores 0.83 times per game.


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11 different goalscorers in LaLiga

Most FC Barcelona’s goals come from the fearsome attacking Trident of Messi, Suárez and Neymar. However, this season other players have made their mark as well. In the league a total of eleven players have scored in the first 19 fixtures of the league campaign: Suárez (15), Messi (15), Neymar Jr (5), Rafinha (5), Arda (3), Rakitic (2), Piqué (2), J.Alba (1), Aleix Vidal (1), Mathieu (1) and Denis Suárez (1).


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Leading the scoring charts with 51 goals

Barça is the highest scoring team in the first round of league fixtures. The team are doing better at this point in the season this year than in the two previous years with 51 goals scored so far compared to 48 in 2014/15 and 47 in 2015/16. The average goals per game is of 2.68 and of the 51 scored 44 of them came from inside the box.


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Best possession stats in the league

FC Barcelona has more possession than any other Liga team with an average of 66.39% of the ball in the first 19 games. The two fixtures in which the blaugranas had most possession were against Málaga at the Camp Nou with 81.11% and Osasuna away with 80.55%. Sevilla are next up in the possession table with an average of 60.16%, followed by Las Palmas with 58.72%.


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Most passes made

Luis Enrique’s side are the team who have attempted and completed the most passes in LaLiga with a total of 11,761 attempted; of which 10,199 were successful. Barça lead the passing charts and Mascherano is the player who has completed the most passes with 1,067; whilst Umtiti has the best success rate with 92.05% of his passes reaching their destination.


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Barça hit the post more than any other side

FC Barcelona is the team who have hit the post the most times so far in the competition with a total of twelve. The Catalans have had 319 attempts with 120 of them on target. Leo Messi leads the charge with 35 attempts for the Catalanas, leaving him drawn in first place with Cristiano Ronaldo.


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Kings of the Assist

Barça and Real Madrid are joint leaders in the assists chart with a total of 35 assists each. Neymar Jr, with six, and Luis Suárez, with five, are the two blaugranas who have provided the most goals so far this season.


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Fair Play

Barça and Real Madrid are the only two teams who haven’t been show a red card in the 2016/17 league campaign. The Catalans commit the second lowest number of fouls with only 213 so far. As for yellow cards, Barça are fifth best with their players picking up 35 yellow cards in the first 19 games.

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