• Sevilla are without a win in three consecutive derbies against Malaga (D1 L2), failing to score in each of the last two.
  • At no other away ground have Malaga won more games in La Liga than at the Sanchez Pizjuan (five) since their reformation.
  • Unai Emery is unbeaten in three Andalusian derbies in La Liga as Sevilla manager (W1 D2).
  • Bern Schuster has lost six of his nine league meetings with Sevilla as a manager, including the game that provoked his dismissal as Real Madrid manager back in 2008.
  • Sevilla have been shown a league-high 10 yellow cards this season, while Malaga are joint-second in this category with Granada.
  • Sevilla were part of the first goalless draw of this La Liga campaign with their stalemate against Levante last weekend.
  • Bern Schuster’s side have only scored one goal in their first two games this term; their worst top-flight record since 2004/05.
  • Of all midfielders in La Liga, only Gabi (eight) has made more interceptions than Fernando Tissone (seven) this season.
  • Sevilla have created three clear chances this season, but none of them have been taken (Gamerio, Carlos Bacca and Vitolo have all missed).