• The last two top-flight meetings between Elche and Espanyol have both ended 1-1; they have never drawn three consecutive top-flight games.
  • Elche have won three of their last five home meetings with Espanyol in the top-flight (D1 L1), though their last victory came in 1977 (2-0).
  • Espanyol have only won two of their 17 trips to Elche in the top-flight (D4 L11).
  • After winning their most recent game, their first victory of the campaign, Elche have the chance to win consecutive top-flight games for the first time since 1984/85.
  • Despite scoring in all three away games this season, Espanyol have lost two consecutive league games.
  • Javi Marquez, who scored the winning goal in Elche’s first top-flight victory since 1989, faced his former side Espanyol twice last season (W1 L1), scoring once.
  • Victor Sanchez has scored more goals this season (three) than in the previous three campaigns combined.
  • Elche have scored a league-high proportion of 50% of their goals in the final 15 minutes of games this term.
  • Diego Colotto has averaged 10.8 clearances per game this season; Antonio Amaya (11.6) is the only defender to average more.