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The 2015–16 season was Fútbol Club Barcelona's 116th in existence and the club's 85th consecutive season in the top flight of Spanish football. Barcelona was involved in six competitions after completing the Treble during the last season. Barcelona won the league and the Spanish cup.

Barcelona
2015–16 season
PresidentJosep Maria Bartomeu
Head CoachLuis Enrique
StadiumCamp Nou
La Liga1st
Copa del ReyWinners
Supercopa de EspañaRunners-up
UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finals
UEFA Super CupWinners
FIFA Club World CupWinners
Top goalscorerLeague:
Luis Suárez (40)

All:
Luis Suárez (59)
Highest home attendance99,264 vs Real Madrid
(02 April 2016)
Lowest home attendance60,635 vs Valencia
(3 February 2016)
Average home league attendance80,266 (includes Joan Gamper Trophy)

Contents

Season overviewEdit

JuneEdit

On 7 June, Barcelona announced the transfer of right-wing Aleix Vidal from fellow La Liga outfit and 2015 UEFA Europa League winners Sevilla. The player will join on a five-year deal with a transfer fee of €18 million plus variables.[1] On 9 June, the club announced that right back Dani Alves is set to stay at the club after signing a contract renewal for two years with an option for another year.[2] On 10 June, Barcelona announced that the presidential elections will take place on 18 July, after Josep Bartomeu resigned as president to qualify for re-election.[3] On 25 June, Barcelona announced La Masia graduate Gerard Deulofeu was transferred to English side Everton for a reported fee of €6 million.[4] The player returned to Merseyside after spending the 2013–14 season on loan there under fellow Spaniard manager Roberto Martínez.

JulyEdit

On 3 July, Barcelona announced that La Masia graduate Martín Montoya would join Italian side Internazionale on a season-long loan with an option for a second.[5] On 6 July, Barcelona announced the signing of Turkey national team captain Arda Turan from Atlético Madrid for €34 million. The player will join on 1 January 2016 after the FIFA transfer ban is lifted.[6] On 18 July, Josep Bartomeu was elected president of Barcelona for the next six years with the third most votes in the club's history.[7] On 21 July, Barcelona kicked off the preseason with a 1–2 victory over Major League Soccer champions LA Galaxy in the 2015 International Champions Cup. Goals from Luis Suárez and Sergi Roberto secured the win in front of a crowd of 93,226 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.[8] On 23 July, Barcelona were fined €30,000 by UEFA for fans waving pro-Catalan independence banners at the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final.[9] The club maintains its respect for the sanction, yet does not agree with it and its legal services will consider the possibility of questioning the fine at a later time.[10] On 25 July, Barcelona were defeated by English side Manchester United with a scoreline of 1–3 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The lone goal came from Rafinha in the 89th minute of play.[11] On 28 July, Barcelona were defeated in penalties by Chelsea at FedExField in Landover, Maryland. Goals from Luis Suárez and Sandro were enough to earn the regular time draw, however the team lost in penalties 4–2 to end their United States Summer Tour.[12]

AugustEdit

On 2 August, Barcelona finished their pre-season tour with a visit to Fiorentina at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence. The match ended with a 2–1 loss to the Catalans, the lone Barça goal coming from Luis Suárez.[13] Three days later, on 5 August, Barcelona took on Italian club Roma in the 50th edition of the annual Joan Gamper Trophy. The game ended 3–0 to the Catalan club with goals coming from Neymar, Lionel Messi and Ivan Rakitić.[14] As a result of winning the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League the previous season, the team was eligible to compete in the 2015 UEFA Super Cup versus 2014–15 UEFA Europa League winner Sevilla. The game took place on 11 August at the Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi, Georgia, and ended 5–4 in favour of Barcelona, with a brace from Messi and Pedro scoring the winner in extra time.[15] With the win, Barcelona becomes the club with the most international trophies in Europe with 19 international titles.[16]

On 12 August, UEFA announced Messi, Suárez and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo as the finalists for the 2014–15 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.[17] On 14 August, Barcelona were soundly defeated by Athletic Bilbao 4–0 in the first leg of the 2015 Supercopa de España at the San Mamés Stadium.[18] On 17 August, Barcelona failed to win their second trophy of the season after a 1–1 draw in the second leg of 2015 Supercopa de España. The lone goal from Messi was not enough to overturn a four-goal deficit from the first leg.[19]

On 20 August, Pedro joined Premier League champions Chelsea for €27 million, rising to €30 million on variables, ending his 11-year association with Barcelona.[20] On 23 August, Barcelona kicked off the 2015–16 La Liga season with a 0–1 victory over Athletic Bilbao in Bilbao. This was the third meeting between the two teams in the last nine days that included the two legs of the 2015 Supercopa de España. On 27 August, Barcelona were drawn into Group E of the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League with Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen, Roma and Belarusian champions BATE Borisov. At the same event, Messi was crowned the 2014–15 UEFA Best Player in Europe for the second time in his career.[21] On 29 August, Barcelona played their first match at home against Málaga which ended in a 1–0 victory. Thomas Vermaelen scored the only and his first goal for the club.[22]

SeptemberEdit

On 1 September, Barcelona and English side West Ham United agreed on the loan of Alex Song for a second successive season.[23] On 13 September, Barcelona traveled to the Vicente Calderón Stadium to face Atlético Madrid after the FIFA international break. The host took the lead with a goal from Fernando Torres, but goals from Neymar and substitute Messi completed the comeback and notched a 1–2 victory. Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen made his La Liga debut after only appearing in the Champions League and Copa del Rey last season.[24] On 16 September, Barcelona open their European campaign with a 1–1 draw against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico, with the goal coming from Luis Suárez in the first half.[25] The match ended on a sour note for the squad after Rafinha left the pitch on a stretcher with a leg injury after a tackle from Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan. The next day, the team released a statement that the player had tear the right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and is likely to miss the rest of the season.[26]

On 20 September, Barcelona defeated Levante at home by a 4–1 scoreline with a brace from Messi to stay undefeated in league.[27] Three days later in Balaídos in Vigo, Barça were soundly defeated 4–1 by Celta de Vigo to suffer their first league defeat and drop out of first place in the table.[28] On 26 September, Barcelona were able to bounce back at home with a 2–1 victory over newly promoted Las Palmas.[29] The match was marred with the costly injury to Messi, who suffered a tear in the medial collateral ligament (MCL) of his left knee. The injury will keep the star player out for approximately 6–8 weeks.[30]

On 29 of September, Barcelona defeated Bayer Leverkusen in come from behind fashion with a 2–1 victory. The visitors took the lead in the 22nd minute with a corner kick goal from defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos. In the 80th minute, Sergi Roberto leveled the score and two minutes later, Suárez completed the comeback to keep Barça at the top of Group E.[31] For the second straight Champions League match, Barça lose a key player to injury. This time, captain Andrés Iniesta went down with a hamstring injury in his right leg that will keep him out 3–4 weeks.[32]

OctoberEdit

On 3 October, Barcelona was defeated by Sevilla 2–1 away at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium for the club's second loss in last three league games. Neymar scored from a second-half penalty kick[33] as Unai Emery beat Barcelona for first ever time as a manager.[34]

NovemberEdit

On 21 November, Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid 0–4 in the season's first Clásico, played at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Luis Suárez scored a brace while Neymar and Andrés Iniesta also got onin the scoresheet; later, Lionel Messi played his first match as a substitute after recovering from his two-month injury.[35] On 24 November, Barcelona beat Roma 6–1 in the Champions League with Barcelona wins Group E.[36]

DecemberEdit

On 14 December, in the draw for the round of 16 of Champions League, Barcelona will face Arsenal as the Group E winner.[37] On 20 December, the club won a record third FIFA Club World Cup title after defeating Argentine side River Plate 3–0 in the final.[38] Luis Suárez scored a record five goals in the tournament including two goals in the final and a hat trick in the semi-final. He was awarded the Adidas Golden ball, given to the best player of the tournament.[39]

On 30 December, Barcelona beat Real Betis 4–0, with Suárez netting a second-half double after Lionel Messi, in his 500th game, scored; Betis also scored an own goal.[40] By scoring 180 goals in 2015 in all competitions, Barcelona set the record for most goals scored in a calendar year, breaking Real Madrid's record of 178 goals scored in 2014.[41]

JanuaryEdit

On 11 January 2016, Messi won the FIFA Ballon d'Or for a record fifth time in his career.[42] Luis Enrique's Barcelona has finished an incredibly demanding January with nearly perfect statistics. Just the draw against Espanyol at the Cornellà-El Prat in the first game of the year has held them back in 2016.[43]

FebruaryEdit

On 10 February, Barcelona's Copa del Rey draw with Valencia saw Luis Enrique's side set a new club record for unbeaten games, beating Pep Guardiola's 2011 vintage with their 29th game without a loss.[44] On 17 February, Messi made more history after scoring his 300th and 301st goal in La Liga, becoming the first player ever to do so.[45] In the same match, Luis Suárez made up for a penalty miss with his 24th league goal of the season as Barça beat Sporting de Gijón 3–1.[46] On 23 February, Barcelona defeated Arsenal 0–2 away in London,[47] with Messi scoring twice in a feverishly paced encounter, including the 10,000th goal scored in club history.[48] On 25 February, Barcelona extend their alliance with UNICEF through to 2020; the club will increase its annual donation to the charity from €1.5 million to €2 million.[49]

MarchEdit

On 3 March, Barcelona defeated Rayo Vallecano away 1–5, with Ivan Rakitić and Arda Turan netting one each and Messi scoring a hat-trick.[50] Barça set an all-time record run for 35 games unbeaten in Spanish football, previously held by Real Madrid's 1988–89 side managed by Dutchman Leo Beenhakker.[51] On 8 March, the club announced that the Espai Barça[52] jury unanimously selected the bid by Nikken Sekkei + Pascual i Ausió Arquitectes as the winner of the tender for the design of the new Camp Nou.[53]

On 16 March, Barça defeated Arsenal 3–1 at home (5–1 aggregate) in the round of 16 of the Champions League to gain access to the competition's quarter-finals for the ninth-straight season,[54] and set a new club record for ten consecutive Champions League wins at Camp Nou.[55] On 18 March, in the draw for the quarter-finals of Champions League, Barcelona will face Atlético Madrid.[56] On 24 March, legendary Barcelona player and coach Johan Cruyff died of illness at 68, surrounded by his family in Barcelona;[57] the club mourned him with flags at Camp Nou placed at half-mast.[58]

AprilEdit

On 2 April, Real Madrid won the second El Clásico match of the league season with a 1–2 victory away, breaking Barcelona's unbeaten record at 39 matches.[59] Players, directors and supporters remembered Johan Cruyff in the form of a video, a mosaic, a minute's silence and applause before the game.[60] On 5 April, Barcelona defeated Atlético Madrid at home (2–1) in the first leg of their Champions League draw, after Luis Suárez's two goals in the second half reversed Barça's early one-goal deficit.[61]

Barcelona lost 1–0 away at the Anoeta Stadium to Real Sociedad on 9 April in La Liga after a goal from the latter club early on.[62] On 13 April, Atlético defeated Barcelona 2–0 (3–2 on aggregate) in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals, eliminating the title holders.[63] On 17 April, Barcelona suffered their third consecutive loss of the competition as they were out-played by Valencia in a 1–2 home defeat,[64] despite Messi's second-half goal, his 450th for the club.[65]

On 20 April, Barcelona shook off their recent poor form to absolutely thump Deportivo de La Coruña in a 0–8 away victory, with Luis Suárez scoring four and creating three assists to keep his side in the title race.[66] They continued this form three days later by beating Sporting de Gijón 6–0, with Suárez again scoring four goals (two from penalties), with Messi and Neymar scoring the other two.[67] On 30 April, Barcelona defeated Real Betis 0–2 through Ivan Rakitić and Suárez goals, keeping Barça top of La Liga.[68]

MayEdit

On 8 May, Barcelona thrashed Espanyol 5–0 in the season's last home match.[69] Everyone inside Camp Nou played their part in the spectacular pre-game mosaic which bore the message "Som-hi tots" ("Let's go everyone") and also in the minute's silence in memory of the recently passed Manel Vich, the voice of Camp Nou for almost 60 years.[70] On 14 May 2016, Barcelona sealed their sixth La Liga title in eight years with an emphatic 0–3 win over Granada. Two strikes from Luis Suárez in the first half and another late in the second helped the Catalans achieve the club's 24th league success, and confirms the Uruguayan's status as the division's top marksman with 40 goals.[71]

On 21 May, Barcelona and Nike extended their current sponsorship deal.[72] On 22 May, Barcelona recorded a 2–0 extra time victory over Sevilla for their second domestic title of the season and 28th Copa del Rey of all-time.[73] On 27 May, Barcelona and Sergio Busquets are set to renew his contract for five seasons, through to 30 June 2021.[74]

PlayersEdit

Squad informationEdit

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK   Ter Stegen 24 EU 2014 45 0 2019 €10M
2 RB   Douglas 25 Non-EU 2014 7 0 2019 Free
3 CB   Piqué 29 EU 2008 345 31 2019 €4.98M Originally from Youth system
4 MF   Rakitić 28 EU 2014 104 16 2019 €17.8M
5 MF   Busquets (2nd vc) 27 EU 2008 372 12 2019 YS
6 RB   Alves 33 EU 2008 391 21 2017 €35M Second nationality: Spain
7 MF   Arda 29 Non-EU 2015 13 2 2020 €28.70M
8 MF   Iniesta (captain) 32 EU 2002 591 54 2018 YS
9 FW   Suárez 29 Non-EU 2014 96 84 2019 €81M Second nationality: Italy
10 FW   Messi (vice-captain) 28 EU 2004 531 453 2018 YS Second nationality: Spain
11 FW   Neymar 24 Non-EU 2013 141 85 2018 €86M
12 MF   Rafinha 23 EU 2011 45 3 2020 YS Second nationality: Spain
13 GK   Bravo 33 EU 2014 64 0 2018 €18M Second nationality: Spain
14 CB   Mascherano (3rd vc) 31 EU 2010 270 0 2018 €21.8M Second nationality: Italy
15 CB   Bartra 25 EU 2010 97 5 2017 YS
17 FW   Munir 20 EU 2014 38 7 2017 YS
18 LB   Alba 27 EU 2012 145 7 2020 €14.8M Originally from Youth system
19 FW   Sandro 20 EU 2014 31 7 2017 YS
20 MF   Roberto 24 EU 2012 94 5 2019 YS
21 LB   Adriano 31 EU 2010 185 17 2017 €1.76M Second nationality: Spain
22 RB   Vidal 26 EU 2015 13 0 2020 €16.7M Originally from Youth system
23 CB   Vermaelen 30 EU 2014 19 1 2019 €15M
24 CB   Mathieu 32 EU 2014 69 3 2018 €18M
25 GK   Masip 27 EU 2014 4 0 2017 YS

From youth squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
26   MF Sergi Samper
27   MF Juan Cámara
28   MF Gerard Gumbau
33   FW Aitor Cantalapiedra
34   MF Wilfrid Kaptoum
36   FW Dani Romera
37   MF Carles Aleñá

Players InEdit

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
19 MF   Ibrahim Afellay 29 EU   Olympiacos Loan return Summer 2015 Free
17 MF   Alex Song 27 EU   West Ham United Loan return Summer 2017 Free
22 DF   Aleix Vidal 25 EU Sevilla Transfer Summer 2020 €18M+4M variables FCBarcelona.com
7 MF   Arda Turan 28 Non-EU Atlético Madrid Transfer Summer 2020 €34M+7M variables FCBarcelona.com
MF   Denis Suárez 21 EU Sevilla Loan return Summer 2015 Free
FW   Cristian Tello 24 EU   Porto Loan return Winter 2016 Free
DF   Martín Montoya 24 EU   Internazionale Loan return Winter 2016 Free

Total spending:   €52 million

Players OutEdit

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
6 MF   Xavi 35 EU   Al-Sadd End of contract Summer Free FCBarcelona.com
FW   Gerard Deulofeu 21 EU   Everton Transfer Summer €6M FCBarcelona.com
2 DF   Martín Montoya 24 EU   Internazionale Loan Summer €1M FCBarcelona.com
19 FW   Ibrahim Afellay 29 EU   Stoke City End of contract Summer Free Stoke City FC
7 FW   Pedro 28 EU   Chelsea Transfer Summer €27M+3M variables FCBarcelona.com
30 MF   Alen Halilović 19 EU Sporting Gijón Loan Summer Free FCBarcelona.com
MF   Denis Suárez 21 EU Villarreal Transfer Summer €4M FCBarcelona.com
17 MF   Alex Song 27 EU   West Ham United Loan Summer N/A FCB, WHU
27 FW   Adama Traoré 19 EU   Aston Villa Transfer Summer €10M+€2M variables FCBarcelona.com
FW   Cristian Tello 24 EU   Fiorentina Loan Winter N/A FCBarcelona.com

Total income:   €48 million

Total expenditure:   €4 million

Technical staffEdit

Position Staff
First team head coach Luis Enrique
Assistant coach Juan Carlos Unzué
Robert Moreno
Technical assistant Roberto Moreno
Auxiliary coach Joan Barbarà
Fitness coach Rafa Pol
Goalkeeping coach José Ramón de la Fuente
Scoutings Àlex García
Jordi Melero
Jaume Torras
Physiotherapist Jaume Minull
Juanjo Brau
Roger Gironès
Xavi Linde
Psychologist Joaquín Valdés
Doctor Ricard Pruna
Daniel Medina
Team liaison Carles Naval
Football Area Technical Commission Jordi Mestre
Javier Borda
Carles Rexach
Ariedo Braida
Academy director Jordi Roura
B team coach Gerard López

StatisticsEdit

Squad, appearances and goalsEdit

Last updated on 22 May 2016.
No. Pos Nat Player Total La Liga Champions League Copa del Rey Supercopa UEFA Super Cup FIFA Club World Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK   Marc-André ter Stegen 26 0 6+1 0 10 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
13 GK   Claudio Bravo 35 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
25 GK   Jordi Masip 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 DF   Douglas 3 0 0+1 0 0 0 1+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 DF   Gerard Piqué 46 5 30 2 7 1 5 2 1 0 1 0 2 0
6 DF   Dani Alves 48 1 24+5 0 8 0 6 1 2 0 1 0 2 0
14 DF   Javier Mascherano 51 0 31+1 0 7+1 0 6 0 2 0 1 0 2 0
15 DF   Marc Bartra 22 2 4+9 2 2 0 3+2 0 1 0 0+1 0 0 0
18 DF   Jordi Alba 45 1 29+2 0 8+1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
20 DF   Sergi Roberto 49 1 21+10 0 4+4 1 4+2 0 1 0 0+1 0 1+1 0
21 DF   Adriano 19 1 4+4 0 2+1 1 3+3 0 1 0 0 0 0+1 0
22 DF   Aleix Vidal 14 0 6+3 0 0 0 3+2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 DF   Thomas Vermaelen 20 1 6+4 1 3 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0+1 0
24 DF   Jérémy Mathieu 34 0 12+9 0 3 0 6+1 0 1 0 1 0 0+1 0
Midfielders
4 MF   Ivan Rakitić 57 9 30+6 7 9+1 2 5+1 0 1+1 0 1 0 2 0
5 MF   Sergio Busquets 53 0 34+1 0 9 0 4+1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
7 MF   Arda Turan 25 2 9+9 2 0+3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 MF   Andrés Iniesta 44 1 25+3 1 7 0 4 0 1+1 0 1 0 2 0
12 MF   Rafinha 11 2 3+3 1 0+2 0 0+1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
26 MF   Sergi Samper 7 0 0+1 0 1+1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
28 MF   Gerard Gumbau 8 0 0+3 0 0+3 0 1+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 MF   Wilfrid Kaptoum 3 1 0 0 1 0 1+1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
9 FW   Luis Suárez 53 59 35 40 9 8 4 5 2 0 1 1 2 5
10 FW   Lionel Messi 49 41 31+2 26 7 6 5 5 2 1 1 2 1 1
11 FW   Neymar 49 31 34 24 9 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 0
17 FW   Munir El Haddadi 25 8 8+7 3 2+2 0 3+1 5 0+1 0 0 0 1 0
19 FW   Sandro Ramírez 25 3 10+4 0 2+1 0 5 3 0+2 0 0 0 0+1 0
27 FW   Juan Cámara 2 0 0 0 0+1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 FW   Aitor 2 0 0 0 0 0 1+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who have made an appearance or had a squad number this season but have left the club
7 FW   Pedro 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0+1 1 0 0

GoalscorersEdit

No. Pos. Nation Name La Liga Champions League Copa del Rey UEFA Super Cup Supercopa de España Club World Cup Total
9 FW   Suárez 40 8 5 1 0 5 59
10 FW   Messi 26 6 5 2 1 1 41
11 FW   Neymar Jr 24 3 4 0 0 0 31
4 MF   I. Rakitić 7 2 0 0 0 0 9
17 FW   Munir 3 0 5 0 0 0 8
3 DF   Piqué 2 1 2 0 0 0 5
19 FW   Sandro 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
7 MF   A. Turan 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
15 DF   Bartra 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
12 MF   Rafinha 1 1 0 1 0 0 2
6 DF   Alves 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
8 MF   Iniesta 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
18 DF   Alba 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
20 MF   S. Roberto 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
21 DF   Adriano 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
23 DF   Vermaelen 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
34 MF   Kaptoum 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
7 FW   Pedro 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
# Own goals 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 112 22 27 5 1 6 173

Last updated: 23 May 2016[75]

Disciplinary recordEdit

Includes all competitive matches. Players listed below made at least one appearance for Barcelona first squad during the season.

N P Nat. Name La Liga Champions League Copa del Rey UEFA Super Cup Supercopa de España FIFA Club World Cup Total Notes
                                         
3 MF   Piqué 12 3 2 1 17 1
4 MF   I. Rakitić 3 1 1 5
5 MF   Sergio 6 2 1 9
6 DF   Dani Alves 6 3 2 1 1 13
7 MF   Arda Turan 5 2 1 8
8 MF   A. Iniesta 2 1 3 1 7
9 FW   Suárez 6 2 2 1 11
10 FW   Messi 3 1 1 5
11 FW   Neymar 6 2 2 1 11
14 MF   Mascherano 9 1 2 2 1 1 14 2
15 DF   Bartra 1 1 2
17 FW   Munir 1 1
18 DF   Jordi Alba 2 1 1 1 5
20 MF   S.Roberto 1 1 2
22 DF   Aleix Vidal 1 1
23 DF   Vermaelen 2 2
24 DF   Mathieu 2 1 3
26 MF   Samper 1 1
28 MF   Gumbau 2 1 3
FW   Pedro 1 2 3

Last updated: 23 May 2016
Source: ESPNFC.com, FCBarcelona.com
Only competitive matches
  = Number of bookings;   = Number of sending offs after a second yellow card;   = Number of sending offs by a direct red card.

Pre-season and friendliesEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

CompetitionsEdit

UEFA Super CupEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

Supercopa de EspañaEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

FIFA Club World CupEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

La LigaEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Barcelona (C) 38 29 4 5 112 29 +83 91 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Real Madrid 38 28 6 4 110 34 +76 90
3 Atlético Madrid 38 28 4 6 63 18 +45 88
4 Villarreal 38 18 10 10 44 35 +9 64 Qualification for the Champions League play-off round
5 Athletic Bilbao 38 18 8 12 58 45 +13 62 Qualification for the Europa League group stage[a]
Source: La Liga, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Fair-play points; 7) Play-off.
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ Since the winners of the 2015–16 Copa del Rey, Barcelona, qualified for European competition based on league position, the spot awarded to the cup winners (Europa League group stage) was passed to the sixth-placed team and the spot awarded to the sixth-placed team (Europa League third qualifying round) was passed to the seventh-placed team.

Results by roundEdit

Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA
ResultWWWWLWLWWWWWWDDWWDWWWWWWWWWWWDLLLWWWWW
Position54115243221111111222111111111111111111
Updated to match(es) played on 14 May 2016. Source: Competitive matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

Copa del ReyEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

Round of 32Edit

Round of 16Edit

Quarter-finalsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

FinalEdit

UEFA Champions LeagueEdit

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAR ROM LEV BATE
1   Barcelona 6 4 2 0 15 4 +11 14 Advance to knockout phase 6–1 2–1 3–0
2   Roma 6 1 3 2 11 16 −5 6 1–1 3–2 0–0
3   Bayer Leverkusen 6 1 3 2 13 12 +1 6 Transfer to Europa League 1–1 4–4 4–1
4   BATE Borisov 6 1 2 3 5 12 −7 5 0–2 3–2 1–1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

  Win   Draw   Loss

Knockout phaseEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

Round of 16Edit
Quarter-finalsEdit

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