• Betis have lost their last two matches against Barcelona in La Liga, they have not lost three in a row since 1999.
  • Barcelona have only lost once in their last six league visits to Betis (3-2 in 2008).
  • Barcelona have scored in their last eight visits to Betis in La Liga, the last time they failed to record a goal was in 2002.
  • Betis have only nine points from their first 12 games in La Liga; their worst start in ‘Primera’ since 06/07 (3 points).
  • Lionel Messi has scored in three of his last four appearances against Betis in La Liga (three braces).
  • Jorge Molina has gone 274 minutes without scoring in the league; his longest goalless streak this season.
  • Alexis Sánchez has gone three consecutive matches in the league; he has never managed to score in four consecutive games in Barcelona colours.
  • If he fails to score in the Villamarín, Lionel Messi will be without a league goal in five matches; his worst run since 07/08 (9).
  • Betis have scored just four goals in the second half this season; a league-low number with Osasuna.
  • Neymar has been awarded a joint-league-high seven assists this season (with Koke).
  • Joan Verdú has created the most chances this season without being rewarded with an assist in La Liga this season (27).