• Athletic have alternated between losing away and winning at home over their last six gameweeks; they lost at Granada last time out.
  • Neither Athletic Bilbao nor Valencia have drawn a league game this season, while these two sides haven’t shared the spoils in La Liga since September 2004.
  • The Lions defeated Valencia last season (1-0) after a run of eight league meetings against them without a victory (D1 L7).
  • The Red-and-Whites have won both of their two games at the new San Mames despite falling behind in each. Indeed, they have earned a joint-high six points from losing positions on home soil this season.
  • Iker Muniain has scored more goals against Valencia than any other side in La Liga (three).
  • Txingurri Valverde has never lost a home league game as a manager against Valencia, winning one and drawing three.
  • Together with Real Betis, Athletic have shipped a joint-high four headed goals this season.
  • Oscar de Marcos has been used as a substitute more often than any other player in La Liga this season (six times).
  • Only Diego Costa (seven) has earned more points with his goals than Jonas (six) this term.
  • Aritz Aduriz (522) and Dorlan Pabon (405) have played the most minutes without scoring of any La Liga strikers this season.