• Elche have only won one of their last 10 meetings with Real Madrid in the top-flight (D3 L6); 3-1 in 1978.
  • The Whites have won their last two league visits to Elche; they have never won three in a row there.
  • Four of Elche’s six home victories over Real Madrid in the league have ended in the same scoreline; 1-0.
  • Elche are still searching for their first top-flight victory in the Martinez Valero since 1989 (3-0 v Murcia).
  • Coro, the only Elche player to score a home goal this season, has played more games against Real Madrid without scoring than any other side in the top-flight (12).
  • Elche could become the 27th different La Liga side that Cristiano Ronaldo has scored against (150 goals against the other 26 sides so far).
  • Between them, Isco (four) and Ronaldo (four) have scored 66% of Real Madrid’s league goals this season.
  • Elche captain Edu Albacar is one of only two players (with Almeria’s Verza) to have scored more than one penalty this season.
  • Elche, who have drawn three of their five league games this season, have never drawn four of their opening six games in a single La Liga campaign.
  • Of all teams to have scored at home this term, Elche have the worst shot conversion rate (5.26%).