• This will be the first meeting between these sides in the top flight.
  • Getafe won the last match involving these sides 3-1 in ‘Segunda’ during the 03/04 season.
  • Los franjiverdes have only won once in a top flight match in Madrid (0-1 against Rayo in Vallecas in 1978).
  • Los azulones have lost two consecutive matches at the ‘Alfonso Pérez’ in league competition; they have never lost three in a row at home with Luis García as manager.
  • Elche have gone three games away from home without defeat (W2 D1); their best streak away from home in ‘Primera’ was in the 68/69 season (5).
  • Los azulones failed to score a goal in their last two home matches in La Liga; they have never gone three games in the top flight without scoring a goal at home.
  • David Lombán has played the most minutes by an outfield player without being fouled this season in La Liga (1057).
  • The side from Madrid have conceded 38% of their goals in the second half in La Liga this season; the lowest share of any side in ‘Primera’.
  • Getafe have conceded three goals from strikers this season in La Liga; the fewest shipped by any team in the division.