• Rayo Vallecano have lost three successive league games against Real Sociedad; they have never lost four in a row against them in the top-flight.
  • The Basque side have the opportunity to win consecutive top-flight games in Vallecas for the first time in their history following victory there last term.
  • Imanol Agirretxe, yet to score this season, has netted in two of the last three clashes between these sides (three goals in total).
  • If they lose this game, it will be Rayo’s worst ever top-flight run of defeats (currently on six).
  • Real Sociedad are without a win in six games (D4 L2) but have only lost one of their last three away games (1-4 in the Camp Nou).
  • Paco Jemez’s side have had the second highest average possession in La Liga this term (62.9%), something they also achieved last season (58.1%).
  • Joseba Arrasate’s side have only scored one first-half goal all season; a league-low.
  • Rayo Vallecano are the only side in La Liga yet to score from a set piece this season.
  • Only Cristiano Ronaldo (51%) has either attempted or set-up a higher percentage of his team’s shots than Roberto Trashorras (39%) in La Liga this season.