The 5-1 seen on Sunday was the last rout in a Clasico, the number five is a magic number in the results
Barça won 5-1 against Real Madrid and lead them in 7 points. Suárez (3), Coutinho and Arturo Vidal were the scorers of a great match that ended with a surprising rout. Barça was rampant in the counterattack and did not have mercy.
The number 5 is legendary in Barça's history. The 5-0 or the 5-1 is a result that showed the huge superiority against Madrid because it is also a round number that allow to show the full hand as a celebration.
In the modern history of the Camp Nou, the first 5-0 was in the 1993/94 season with Johan Cruyff as a coach. The 'Dream Team' won against Real Madrid due to Romario's hat-trick and Koeman and Ivan Iglesias goals.
After two decades, Guardiola's Barça repeated the result. 5-0 in the 2010/11 season with two goals of David Villa and others from Xavi, Pedro and Jeffren.
However, before those routs in the Camp Nou, Barça had other wide results against Real Madrid playing in Les Corts. In the 1934/35, 1942/43, 1944/45, 1950/51 and 1953-54 Barça crushed them. Specially in the 1950/51 that Barcelona won 7-2. In the other season, the magic 5 showed the domination.