• These sides have only ever met twice before in the top-flight, with the home side winning on both occasions (3-1 in Villarreal, 1-0 in Granada).
  • Current Villarreal striker Ikechukwu Uche scored the Granada goal in their only previous top-flight victory over the Yellow Submarine.
  • Granada’s first ever top-flight in the Comunidad Valenciana came against the only other side from Castellon that they have faced (0-2 v Castellon in 1943).
  • Real Madrid are the only team to secure a point as an away side at El Madrigal this season (2-2), with all three away sides conceding exactly two goals.
  • Granada are unbeaten in two away league games (D2); they have not gone three without defeat on the road since their most recent promotion.
  • Cani has participated in four of Villarreal’s last five home league goals (two goals, two assists).
  • No La Liga side has benefited from fewer goals scored by Spanish players this season than Lucas Alcaraz’s side.
  • Villarreal have earned a league-high five points with goals scored in the final 15 minutes of games this term.
  • Youssef El-Arabi is just one behind Guilherme Siqueira as Granada’s top league scorer since their promotion in 2011 (11).