• Atletico Madrid are without a win in 23 consecutive derbies against Real Madrid in La Liga (D6 L17), their worst ever run in a top-flight derby.
  • Los Rojiblancos’ last victory in the Bernabeu in La Liga dates all the way back to October 1999 (1-3).
  • The Whites have won 30 of their last 34 home league games (D4) and have not lost on home soil since December 2011 (1-3 v Barcelona).
  • Diego Simeone’s side are unbeaten in 11 away league games (W8 D3), though their last defeat did come in a Madrid derby (2-1 against Rayo).
  • With six wins from six, Atleti have equalled their best ever top-flight start (also achieved in 64/65 and 91/92) although they have scored the most goals on this occasion (18).
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has participated in eight of Real’s last 11 league goals against Atleti (six goals, two assists).
  • Diego Costa has scored seven goals this season; he is now only three away from equalling his record in a Primera campaign (10 in 2011/12 and 2012/13).
  • Atletico Madrid have scored a league-high four headed goals this season, though Real Madrid are yet to concede one in this way.
  • Real Madrid have scored a league-high six goals from set pieces this term.
  • Amongst midfielders, only Isco (four) has scored more goals in La Liga than Raul Garcia (three) this season.
  • In the last two seasons, only Real Madrid (11) have won more penalties than Atletico Madrid (nine) in La Liga.
  • Koke has registered a joint-league-high five assists in La Liga this season.
  • Atletico have won five successive away league games; their best ever run in the Spanish top-flight.