• Athletic have only won one of their last four home meetings with Celta in La Liga (D2 L1), though this was the last one they played (1-0 last season).
  • Celta Vigo suffered their heaviest ever top-flight defeat against Athletic at the old San Mames (10-0 in 1942).
  • The Galician side did, however, enjoy their joint-heaviest ever away win in the top-flight at the mythical San Mames (6-1 in 2002).
  • Aritz Aduriz has scored in three of the last four league meetings between these sides, including the goal in Bilbao’s home victory last term.
  • Only Almeria (seven) have lost more points from winning positions than Celta Vigo (four) this season.
  • Aritz Aduriz scored the last headed goal at the old San Mames last season, in the Lions’ final victory at their old stadium (2-1 v Mallorca).
  • Athletic’s last two league goals have been scored by substitutes (Ibai Gomez and Oscar De Marcos).
  • Of all players to have attempted more than 10 tackles, Augusto Fernandez is the only one to maintain a 100% tackle success rate.
  • Ander Herrera has had more shots without hitting the target than any other player in La Liga this season (four).