• Valencia are without a win in six home league games against Barcelona (D4 L2); their worst ever home run against the Catalans.
  • The Catalan giants have drawn four of their last five trips to the Mestalla in La Liga; they have drawn more at this venue than any other since 2008/09.
  • Los Che have won their last six home league games, keeping clean sheets in each of the last three.
  • Barcelona are the only team yet to concede a single goal in La Liga this term.
  • Valencia have only attempted three shots on target all season; a joint-league-low with Elche.
  • Lionel Messi has scored 11 goals against Valencia in La Liga, but only three of those have come at the Mestalla.
  • New Valencia striker Dorlan Pabon scored more goals than any other winter signing in La Liga last season (eight), including one against Barcelona.
  • Only one of Barcelona’s eight goals this season has come in the second-half (Pedro against Levante).
  • Valencia and Barcelona are the only two teams for whom a defender has scored a goal this season (Ricardo Costa, Dani Alves and Adriano).
  • Ever Banega has completed a league-high 10 dribbles this season, while Andres Iniesta is joint-second in this category with Suso (eight).