• Granada have won two and drawn one of their four league meetings with Espanyol since promotion, losing just once.
  • Three of the last four draws between these two sides in Granada have been goalless.
  • Granada are the only Andalusian side to have recorded a victory this season.
  • Javier Aguirre will be hoping to become the first Espanyol player to guide his side through the four opening games of a season without defeat since Jose Antonio Camacho in 1997/98.
  • Granada have only scored in two of their last eight clashes with Espanyol in the top-flight (three goals).
  • Espanyol are without a win in four away league games (D1 L3).
  • Piti, who scored Granada’s goal in the draw in Vigo this season, is the only player to have missed a penalty in La Liga this season.
  • Thievy Bifouma has scored two goals in three league games this season; more than in his whole career at Espanyol (one in 21).
  • Allan Nyom has made a joint-high 19 tackles this season, 16 of them successful.
  • New Espanyol striker Gabriel Torje scored three goals for Granada last season, but all came in the year 2012.