09 January 2012

Cesc scores Barça's 100th goal of the season

FC Barcelona reaches the century mark this season thanks to Cesc’s goal against Espanyol at Cornellà-El Prat. Guardiola's men have scored 51 goals in the Liga, 20 in the Champions League, 14 in the King’s Cup, 8 in the Club World Cup, 5 in the Spanish Super Cup and 2 in the European Super Cup.

FC Barcelona has reached the goal century mark in all six competitions this season. The man that scored the 100th Barça goal was midfielder Cesc Fàbregas, who played in his first Catalan derby tonight. It has only taken Barça 31 games to reach the 100-goal mile stone, averaging 3.23 goals per game.

Barça has racked up 51 goals in 17 La Liga games, with an average of 3 goals per game. In the Champions League, Barça has 20 goals after the 6 group stage games.

In all the competitions so far, Guardiola’s men have been the most effective in the Copa. Out of the three games played so far, their average is 4.66 goals per game. In the round of 32 against L‘Hospitalet, the Azulgranas scored 1 goal in the away leg (0-1) and 9 in the return leg (9-0). In the away leg of the round of 16, Barça steamrolled Osasuna 4-0 at the Camp Nou.

Barça also put its effective attacking style on display in Japan for the Club World Cup. The team scored four goals in the semi-finals against Al-Sadd and four goals in the final against Santos.

In the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid, Barça managed to win the title after scoring two goals at the Bernabéu (2-2) and three goals at the Camp Nou (3-2). Furthermore, Guardiola’s men also netted two goals in the European Super Cup. Barça beat Porto thanks to goals from Messi and Cesc. (via FCBarcelona.cat)