Barcelona started LaLiga Santander with great records, both in attack and defense, which saw them remain unbeaten (five wins and a draw) after six games and battle for the lead with Real Madrid, the alone to have won all the matches. played so far.
Here are the five stats Bara de Xavi dominates in the competition:
1. The team with the highest score.
the azulgrana have scored 18 goals in just six games: an average of three goals per game. This data places them as the most scoring team in the league, followed by Real Madrid, with 17, and Athletic Club, with 12.
Moreover, Bara has LaLiga’s top scorer, Poland’s Robert Lewandowski, who has scored eight goals in six games. The ten remaining goals were the work of: Dembélé (2), Ansu Fati (2), Raphinha, Memphis, Pedri, De Jong, Eric Garcia and Sergi Roberto.
2. The least matched team.
Moreover, Barcelona’s players maintain excellent defensive records and have conceded only one goal. Ter Stegen’s good performances under the sticks, added to the team’s great defensive work, make the German the Zamora of La Liga with just one goal conceded in six games.
The goal conceded by the German goalkeeper is the work of Isak, in Anoeta, where the Catalans beat Real Sociedad 1-4. The next goalkeeper who has conceded the fewest goals in La Liga is Villarreal’s Rulli (2).
3. Five goals to 0.
And it is that there are already four consecutive days without editing (against Valladolid, Seville, Cadiz and Elche). What added to the 0-0 draw against Rayo Vallecano on Matchday 1, is a total of five clean sheets for Ter Stegen, who has the most in La Liga. Rulli, with 4, also follows him in this section.
4. 66.11% possession.
Possession is another stat that Xavi’s men dominate. In these first six games, the Barça team has, on average, 66.11% possession, well above the rest. It is followed by Valencia with 61.9% and Real Madrid with 57.06%.
5. The team with the highest score.
In total, in those six games, Bara finished a total of 119 times, including 46 between the three sticks. In both statistics, the azulgrana team leads the remaining 19 teams, being the one that generates the most danger. In addition to the aforementioned Lewandowski, as the competition’s top scorer, Alejandro Balde is also the top assist, with three assists, alongside Guillamon, Kang-In and Joao Félix.