A fun fact: Barcelona conceded their first goal at home in La Liga on Matchday 18. Before that, the Catalan defense had kept every opponent at bay in the Camp Nou.
Despite this surreal statistic, Barcelona are 10 points behind Real Madrid. The reason? An utterly atrocious record away from the comfortable confines of the Camp Nou.
As of this Sunday, Barcelona have dropped two points at the Camp Nou and 16 points away from it. Their away record reads four wins, five draws and two defeats. That is a success rate of less than 50 percent when playing away from their own fans.
To put things into perspective, even Rayo Vallecano have a better away record than the Spanish defending champions.
Here's taking a look at the possible reasons for Barcelona's underwhelming away record.