LA LIGA BY THE NUMBERS
1.122-Sergio Ramos has won 122 games for Spain.
2. 12 – Fuenlabrada have become in the 12th Madrilean team to play in, at least, Segunda División, the most for a Spanish province to have played in the two Top Flight categories ever (excluding Academy teams).
3. 10 – Asier Garitano has been the manager in ten games vs Alaves, more than any other opponent in his career in all competitions & categories.
4. 18 – Lionel Messi has won more points with his goals than any other player in La Liga 2018/19 (18 points with 36 goals).
5. 19-Barcelona have finished 19 points clear of Real Madrid this season – it’s their biggest lead over them at any stage of a La Liga campaign since 1990-91 (19 points after 37 games, adjusted to 3 points).
6. 106 – There were more penalty goals scored in La Liga this season (106 – 10.8%) than there were in any other campaign in the 21st century.
7. 2 – Jasper Cillessen, has made two errors leading to goals this season in his three La Liga appearances, as many as Ter Stegen made.
8. 6 – Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema has hit the woodwork six times in La Liga this season, only Lionel Messi (10) has done so more often.
9. 2 – Iago Aspas is the second Spanish player to score 20+ goals in consecutive La Liga seasons in the 21st century, after David Villa (2008/09 & 2009/10).
10. 1-Martín Mantovani is the first defender to score a goal for his side and own goal in a single La Liga game this season.
11. 12-Valencia will play the Champions League for 12th season, more than any other La Liga team ever except Real Madrid & Barcelona.
12. 59-Getafe have collected 59 points in La Liga this season, more than any other campaign in the competition ever.