• Atletico Madrid have won two successive meetings with Athletic at the Calderon; they have yet to beat them three times in a row since promotion in 2002/03.
  • At no other away ground since 2007/08 have Athletic won more games than they have at the Vicente Calderon (three).
  • The side from Madrid have scored 18 home goals this season; across Europe’s top five leagues, only Barcelona (20) have netted more.
  • After their victory in Getafe, Athletic have the chance to win two successive league games in Madrid for the first time since 1999.
  • Atleti have won their five league games at the Calderon this season scoring an average of 3.6 goals per game.
  • David Villa has scored against Athletic with every La Liga club he has faced them with, netting 11 goals in 11 games in total.
  • Gaizka Toquero, who has not scored since April 2012, has netted more times against Atletico Madrid in La Liga than any other side (three).
  • Diego Costa has scored in every home league game this term, netting seven goals in five in total.
  • Since his debut for the Bilbao, only Fernando Llorente (77) has scored more La Liga goals for the Lions than Markel Susaeta (25).
  • Of the current Athletic squad, only Toquero (two) and Susaeta (one) have previously scored at the Calderon in La Liga.