• In nine previous top-flight meetings between these sides in Vallecas, there has never been a draw (four Rayo wins, five Valladolid wins).
  • Real Valladolid have claimed four successive victories against Rayo in La Liga, their best ever top-flight run against Vallecano.
  • Paco Jemez’s side have the opportunity to win three successive league games for the first time in the year 2013.
  • Valladolid have drawn four of their last six league games (L2), the last two both finishing 2-2.
  • Rayo Vallecano have kept two successive clean sheets in La Liga; they have never mustered three shutouts in a row in the top-flight.
  • JIM’s side have scored a league-high five headed goals this season.
  • Los Franjirrojos have scored 43% of their goals from outside the area this season; a league-high proportion.
  • Patrick Ebert has participated in 67% of Valladolid’s goals this season; the highest percentage of any La Liga player.
  • Valladolid picked up their biggest victory since their return to La Liga against Rayo, beating them 6-1 in September 2012.