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FC Barcelona, the second team with more favorable penalties in La Liga's history

On the other hand, they are the fourth in penalties against their goal (332)

FC Barcelona, the second team with more favorable penalties in La Liga's history
FC Barcelona, the second team with more favorable penalties in La Liga's history

On the other hand, they are the fourth in penalties against their goal (332)

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According to a study by a research center in history and statistic of soccer in Spain (CIHEFE), FC Barcelona are the second team in La Liga history with more favorable penalties, 460 in total, only 27 behind Real Madrid, with 487. It's important to remember that both teams, along with Athletic Bilbao, are the only groups that have played every season in the First Division since it was first held in 1928, and thus have played more games than the remaining teams in this ranking.

Regarding the list of clubs that have received more penalties against their goals, Barça ranks fourth, with 332, behind Valencia (360), Espanyol (358) and Athletic Bilbao (342). We find Real Madrid in the ninth place, with 65 penalties less than Barcelona. It should also be said that Messi is the sixth player in La Liga history to kick more penalties (44), a ranking leaded by former Real Madrid player Hugo Sanchez (71), followed by Cristiano Ronaldo and former Barça star Ronald Koeman, both with 52 penalties.

More curious data from CIHEFE: Mestalla (Valencia CF) is the stadium where more penalties have been kicked (429), and the match with more penalties was on May 19, 1996, a game between Oviedo and Valladolid, with a total of six, two for the locals and four for Valladolid. The match ended 3-8.