• Almeria have only ever won four top-flight games against sides from the capital, though all four have come at the Juegos del Mediterraneo.
  • Los Franjirrojos beat Almeria 2-1 in their last meeting in the Segunda back in 2003/04, though Rayo were relegated to the Segunda B that season.
  • This will be the first ever top-flight meeting between Almeria and Rayo Vallecano.
  • Almeria have not won in the top-flight since the penultimate game of the 2010/11 season, when they beat Mallorca 3-1 at home.
  • Rayo have lost their last four top-flight away games, scoring just once and conceding 15.
  • Almeria have averaged just 41.5% possession on home soil this term; a league-low.
  • The Andalusian side have faced 24 shots on target on home soil this season, the most in the top-flight.
  • Three of the five league goals that Rodri has netted for Almeria this season have come courtesy of assists from Suso.
  • With his two assists this season, Trashorras has now set-up more goals than any other Rayo player since their most recent promotion (10).