Best ever away win start equalled
The 8-0 win at Almeria has equalled the greatest ever league away win in Barça history. FCB also won 8-0 away under Helenio Herrera (1959).
That record win was in Las Palmas in the 1959/60 season. Goals from Messi (3), Bojan (2), Iniesta,
Pedro and Acasiete (own goal) mean Pep Guardiola’s side has equalled a record that never
looked likely to be matched ever.
51 years later
The date was October 25, 1959. In the seventh game of the season, Barça beat Las Palmas
thanks to goals from Luis Suárez (3), Evaristo (2), Eulogio Martínez, Gensana and Villaverde. The
side was managed by Helenio Herrera and went on to win their second consecutive league title.
Eight goals in UEFA 2003
It’s the biggest win of the Guardiola era, and the first time Barcelona have
scored eight since October 15, 2003, against Matador Puchov at the Camp Nou in the first round of
the UEFA Cup (8-0). Barça’s last eight-goal spree in the league was against Logroñés in