All you need to know about the interesting numbers heading into this weekend's round of matches in LaLiga with Barcelona vs Real Madrid top of the pack.
Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid will go head-to-head this weekend in the LaLiga match of the round for matchday 26.
The two fierce rivals will clash at Camp Nou on Sunday in an encounter whose outcome could potentially determine where the LaLiga title will end up at the end of the season.
A win for the home side this Sunday could spell doom for the visitors, Real Madrid, who are the defending champions.
But the ElClasico isn't the only interesing match in the LaLiga this weekend as shown in this Pulse Sports Nigeria preview.
With that said, here are three stats that will define matchday 26 in the LaLiga, with Barcelona vs Real Madrid the dominant feature.
Defence (8) vs attack (50)
When these two take to the pitch in Camp Nou for this encounter, it will be a battle between two of LaLiga's best defence and attack.
Barcelona have the best defence this season in the league having conceded just eight (8) goals this season, keeping an incredible 19 clean sheets in 25 matches.
However, in their bitter rivals, Real Madrid, they welcome the league's best attack, with Los Blancos having scored 50 goals so far.
That's not all!
Benzema (15) vs Lewandowski (18)
This particular fixture will also see a face off between two of the best strikers in Karim Benzema and Robert Lewandowski.
While their status isn't up for a debate, what you didn't know is that these elite stars have missed the most chances.
Barcelona's Lewandwoski, who's LaLiga top scorer, has missed the most chances with 18, three more than his opposite number this Sunday, Benzema.
Also, the duo top the list for shots attempted per game, with Benzema attempting an average of 4.8 shots and a conversion rate of 11.7% while Lewandowski attempts fewer shots at 4.2 but has a higher concersion rate of 13.9%.
Vinicius Jr (dribbles)
Brazilian winger, Vinicius is not only a dancer but knows what it means to dance around his markers.
Vinicius leads the list for dribbles with 3.3 per game at an accuracy of 42.5% while his closest challenger in terms of attempts per game at Barcelona, Ferran Torres, 2.6, is more effective with an accuracy of 58.3%.
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