• Osasuna have only won one of their last seven home league clashes with Barcelona (D3 L3), 3-2 in 2012.
  • Overall, Barcelona have scored 24 goals in their last seven meetings with the Reds; an average of 3.4 per game.
  • Osasuna will be hoping to become the first team to prevent a Barcelona victory all season; the Catalans have won all eight league games and both of their two Champions League games.
  • The side from Navarra suffered their joint-highest ever La Liga defeat at the hands of Barcelona in September 2011 (8-0).
  • Osasuna and Barcelona are two of the four La Liga teams yet to draw a game this term; indeed no side has waited longer for a draw than these two, who both last shared the spoils on gameweek 33 of last term.
  • Barcelona need four goals in this game to equal Real Madrid’s record as the team to have scored the most goals against Osasuna in their top-flight history (currently 148 for Real Madrid).
  • Tata Martino’s side have kept a league-high four clean sheets this season.
  • Barcelona have now scored in a La Liga record 64 consecutive league games; almost doubling the next best run in this category (Real Madrid’s 35 between November 1951 and December 1952).
  • Oriol Riera has scored Osasuna’s last three league goals and is now just two away from being Osasuna’s top league scorer in the year 2013 (Kike Sola, five).
  • Messi and Pedro are the only two La Liga players to score a hat-trick on the road this term.