• Real Sociedad have only won one of their last six league meetings with Atletico Madrid (D1 L4), though this was their most recent meeting (1-0 away last season).
  • The Red-and-Whites have won more times at the Anoeta than any other side in La Liga since Real Sociedad’s latest promotion (three).
  • Carlos Vela has participated in all three of Real Sociedad’s league goals this season (two goals, one assist).
  • Diego Costa has scored in three consecutive league games (five goals); his best ever top-flight streak.
  • Diego Simeone’s side have the best shot conversion rate in La Liga this season (40%).
  • Jagoba Arrasate’s side have only conceded three shots on target this season; a league-low.
  • Atletico have not won their opening three league games of a top-flight season since 1995/96, the last time they won La Liga.
  • David Villa has hit the post a joint-high two times already this season.
  • No team has scored more goals from set pieces than Atletico Madrid this term (two, same as Espanyol).