• Osasuna have only lost one of their last 10 league meetings with Villarreal (W4 D5) and it came at El Madrigal back in 2011 (2-4).
  • The Yellow Submarine last won a league game in Pamplona back in 2007 (4-1); this was also the last time a Villarreal player scored a hat-trick in a La Liga game (Diego Forlan).
  • Villarreal have won a league-high six points from losing positions this season.
  • Only Atletico Madrid have scored as many goals in the final 15 minutes of games as Marcelino’s side this term (three).
  • Villarreal have the opportunity to win their opening three games of a top-flight season for the first time in their history.
  • Osasuna are one of two teams to have scored an own goal this season, while Villarreal are one of two to benefit from their opponents scoring one.
  • Giovani dos Santos has participated in 60% of Villarreal’s goals since their return to the top-flight (two goals, one assist).
  • Only Cristiano Ronaldo (7.5) and Lionel Messi (5) average more shots per 90 minutes than Oriol Riera (4.7) in La Liga this season.
  • Osasuna, who have lost their opening two games this season, have only lost their three opening games twice before in the top-flight (1956/57 and 2012/13).