• There has not been a league draw between these sides since the 3-3 draw at the Mestalla on the final game of the 2006/07 season that saw Real Sociedad relegated to the second division.
  • If they win in Valencia, Real Sociedad will have recorded their best ever run of top-flight victories against Los Che, having won their last four going into this game.
  • The Basque side recorded their heaviest ever La Liga victory at the Mestalla last season, winning 5-2.
  • Imanol Agirretxe scored in both meetings with Valencia in La Liga last season, netting three goals in total.
  • Valencia are unbeaten in four league games (W3 D1), scoring exactly once in each of the last three.
  • Real Sociedad, on the other hand, are without a win in seven (D4 L3), their worst top-flight run since November 2011 (eight).
  • Arrasate’s side have scored just one goal in the first-half all season, a league-low, and that was their first of the campaign (Vela against Getafe).
  • Real Sociedad have scored four own goals against Valencia since January 2003; more than against any other side in this period.
  • Jonas has scored four of Valencia’s last six league goals and is the only player currently playing for Los Che who has scored against Real Sociedad in La Liga (two goals).