La Liga round 21 : Hercules vs Barcelona
In round 21 of the Spanish Primera Division, defending champions Barcelona will face Hercules,the only the team to defeat them so far.
Hercules pulled out a stunning victory at Nou Camp when they beat Barca 2-nil.
That was a contest between a newly promoted side against the defending champions and Hercules tore the form book to record a memorable win.
In this round the two meet again and a lot has changed since the round 2.
Barca has two and a half times the points that their hosts have and have a four point lead at the top.
Hercules has gone on to win five more fixtures since then but none of them away. So the Nou Camp victory remains their sole away win this season.
On the other hand Barca hasn't dropped a single point away from home getting all 27 of them.
Here is some of the stats for the two teams so far this season:
|Failed to score||1||10|
|Ave. goals scored||3.2||1.1|
|Ave. goals conceded||0.6||1.6|
|Biggest win||Almeria 0 - 8 Barcelona||Hercules 4 - 1 Málaga|
Hercules 4 - 1 Atletico
|Biggest loss||Barcelona 0 - 2 Hercules||Getafe 3 - 0 Hercules|
Osasuna 3 - 0 Hercules
Espanyol 3 - 0 Hercules
Mallorca 3 - 0 Hercules
Athletic Bilbao 3 - 0 Hercules
|Scored 3 or more||13||3|
|Conceded 3 or more||0||6|
|Scored 5 or more||5||0|
|Conceded 5 or more||0||0|
|Ave. goals scored||2.8||2.1|
|Ave. goals conceded||0.6||1.3|
|Ave. goals scored||3.7||0.3|
|Ave. goals conceded||0.4||1.7|