• Levante have only won one of their last four meetings with Valladolid in the top-flight (L3), and that was the only game in this run in which they netted (2-1 last season).
  • Real Valladolid scored a league-high four own goals last season, including one in a defeat to Levante (Rukavina in the 90th minute).
  • In six previous top-flight meetings, these sides have never shared a draw (three wins apiece).
  • Juan Ignacio Martinez will face his former club for the first time; he has won more top-flight games with Levante than any manager in their top-flight history (28) and also led them to Europe for the first time.
  • Joaquin Caparros’s side are the only team to have neither scored or conceded a goal at home this season.
  • Baba Diawara has missed more clear chances without scoring one than any other player in La Liga over the last two seasons (three with Levante, three with Sevilla).
  • Valladolid have failed to score in successive league games; they have not gone three without a goal since their most recent promotion to the Primera.
  • Levante’s starting line-up last weekend had an average age of 30 years and 164 days, the oldest of any side in La Liga this term.
  • Only Real Sociedad (11) have drawn more games in La Liga this year than Levante (10).