• Barcelona have won six successive league meetings with Valencia at the Camp Nou; their best ever run of home victories against los Che.
  • Juan Antonio Pizzi will be the fourth Valencia manager to face Barcelona over the last two seasons; only Ernesto Valverde has got a point so far (1-1 at the Mestalla).
  • Valencia have not earned a point at the Nou Camp since 2006 (1-1), when Quique Sanchez Flores was manager.
  • If they win this game, Barcelona will have recorded their second best ever run of home league wins (26, best run is 39 in 1960).
  • Valencia have only lost one of their four league games under Juan Antonio Pizzi so far (W1 D2).
  • Lionel Messi, who has still not found the net in the league since returning from injury, will face the only side he has scored a hat-trick against this term.
  • Over the last three seasons, only against Osasuna (nine) has Lionel Messi scored more goals than he has against Valencia (eight).
  • Victor Valdes has the best save percentage of any La Liga goalkeeper this season (84.5%).
  • Barcelona have scored more first-half goals (31) than Valencia have overall (28) in La Liga this term.
  • The Catalan side have conceded a league-high 46% of their goals from corners this season.
  • Xavi Hernandez averages a league-high 91.35 passes per game this season; Oriol Romeu (65.5) leads this chart for Valencia.