Villarreal - Barcelona
Villarreal did not win any of the 16 previous matches against Barcelona in La Liga (= 5-11). The last victory over it, he scored in March 2008 at the Camp Nou with a score of 2: 1. With no other team he has not been without victories for so long;
Barcelona has not lost any of the eight previous away games against Villarreal (+ 5 = 3). At the same time, for the last five meetings on his arena, she scored only two victories (3-2 in April 2014 and 1-0 in August of the same year);
Villarreal lost the last two games and for the first time since March 2012, his losing streak in La Liga can achieve three fights;
Barcelona does not lose 21 matches in a row in La Liga (+ 18 = 3) - the longest current series without defeats;
In the last two matches of the championship of Spain, Barcelona played a draw - for the first time under Ernesto Valverde she could not win in two consecutive matches of La Liga;
Cedric Bakambu scored in two of the last three games against Barcelona in La Liga (both times one goal each);
This season, Bakambu has five times opened an account in the matches of La Liga - most often;
Lionel Messi scored in the gate Villarreal in the matches of La Liga 11 goals. Only Cristiano Ronaldo scored this team more goals (12);
Ernesto Valverde won only one of eight away matches against Villarreal in La Liga (= 2-5) - in February 2004, at the head of Athletic he won his first fight here with a score of 1: 0;
Javier Calleah will play for the first time against Barcelona as a coach. As a player, he spent 192 league matches in La Liga and scored nine goals, two of them to the gates of Barcelona (in 2001 and 2003 as part of Villarreal).
Forecast for the match Villarreal - Barcelona by statistics: Cedric Bacambu will open the scoring for the sixth time in a season, but the victory in this meeting will be won by the guests, for which Lionel Messi will again score. In this second half will be more effective than the first.