400 and out: Opta numbers as Barcelona style LaLiga defeat eventually | Soccer


Barcelona’s try to complete LaLiga as undefeated champions in 2017-18 crashed to a shocking halt with a 5-Four loss at Levante on Sunday.

Ernesto Valverde’s facet have been simply two video games away from a historic achievement however, with Lionel Messi rested, they fell to a exceptional defeat.

Philippe Coutinho’s hat-trick solely got here after Emmanuel Boateng had completed likewise for Levante and Enis Bardhi hit a superb brace for the hosts.

Listed here are a few of the numbers behind a dream of invincibility perishing.

400 – Barca’s final loss in LaLiga got here 400 days in the past on April eight, 2017 once they went all the way down to a 2-Zero defeat at Malaga.

43 – Defeat at Levante ended Barcelona’s LaLiga document unbeaten run, stretching again to that loss at La Rosaleda in direction of the tip of 2016-17.

2003 – The final time the Blaugrana let in 5 objectives in a league match, additionally at Malaga in a 5-1 thumping.

2005 – Levante striker Boateng is the primary participant to attain a hat-trick in opposition to Barca in LaLiga since Diego Forlan for Villarreal in Could 2005.

1950 – The final time Barcelona scored 4 objectives and misplaced a contest within the high division was again in September 1950, with Atletico Madrid besting them 6-Four.

Four – Boateng is the fourth participant to attain in opposition to each Barca and Actual Madrid in LaLiga this season after Portu, Gerard Moreno and Maxi Gomez.

1 –  Coutinho is the primary participant to attain a hat-trick for Barcelona and end on the dropping facet within the 21st century.

5 – Marc-Andre ter Stegen conceded 5 objectives in a single top-flight sport for the primary time in his profession throughout the Bundesliga and LaLiga.

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