Barcelona continued their poor run of form this season with a disappointing goalless draw away to Cadiz on Thursday night. Ronald Koeman's side could not find a way past the resilient home team on the night and their task became more difficult with the red card shown to Frankie De Jong in the second half.
With that result, the Catalan club now have 9 points from a possible 15 points so far, and they sit in seventh place in the Spanish La Liga standings - an unfamiliar position by their standards.
Meanwhile, their rivals Real Madrid still occupy first position following their great start to the campaign under Carlo Ancelotti. Defending champions Atletico Madrid are right behind them in second place, while Real Sociedad and Sevilla occupy the remaining UEFA Champions League spots in 3rd and 4th place respectively.
Below is the Spanish La Liga table in full.
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) - 8 goals
Vinicius Júnior (Real Madrid) - 5 goals
Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad) - 4 goals
Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid) - 3 goals
Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid) - 3 goals
Carlos Soler (Valencia) - 3 goals
Eric Lamela (Sevilla) - 3 goals
Marci Asensio (Real Madrid) - 3 goals
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) - 7 assists
Iker Muniain (Athletic Bilbao) - 3 assists
Yeremy Pino (Villarreal) - 3 assists
Vinicius Júnior (Real Madrid) - 2 assists
Carlos Soler (Valencia) - 2 assists
Frankie De Jong (FC Barcelona) - 2 assists
David Alaba (Real Madrid) - 2 assists.
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