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Xavi turns his new Barcelona into a lethal goalscoring machine

Barcelona just needed four games to demonstrate their ability to be deadly in their opponents' penalty area. They don't show mercy and they have a lot of firepower.

The Catalans have scored plenty of goals in the last three games, after they drew 0-0 with Rayo Vallecano in the opening game. They have now scored 11 goals in the first four games. The Blaugrana showed they are a goalscoring machine after initially struggling.

Along with Real Madrid, Xavi Hernandez's team have the most goals in LaLiga Santander thus far.

At this point, going goalless in the competition's opening game seems out of place in this 2022/23 season. Barcelona scored four goals against Real Sociedad in the second game, matching their performance at the Camp Nou against Valladolid. And in Seville, the Catalans scored three goals despite having opportunities to return home with an even larger margin.

When talking about this new-look Barcelona side, Robert Lewandowski is the one name that leaps out. The goal for the Pole when he arrived in Barcelona was to score. And the striker is performing splendidly.

Goals are a part of his DNA. In the past three games, he has five goals, including two braces. In Seville on Saturday, he continued his streak. He only celebrated one goal, but he had opportunities to score more.

The goal is always just around the corner whenever Lewandowski touches the ball. He is now equal with Iago Aspas in the Pichichi race thanks his goal against Sevilla. Despite the fact that it is just the beginning, this statistic is quite important.

Seven different goalscorers

Seven different players have already scored for Barcelona, despite the fact that Lewandowski has the most goals.

Along with the Pole, Ansu Fati, Pedri, Ousmane Dembele, and Sergi Roberto also scored goals in the first three games.

Raphinha and Eric Garca contributed with goals in Seville. Those were the first goals for both players in a Barcelona jersey.

While the Brazilian scored the game's first goal, Eric Garcia's goal was special for him as, in his career, he had never previously found the net.

After four games last season, the Catalan team, then led by Ronald Koeman, had eight goals. In the 2020/21 season, that number was the same. In 2019/20, however, the number was set at 12.

Even before the competition's first month is done, Barcelona have already shown their ability in front of goal.

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