• Sevilla have not lost in their last five matches against Espanyol in the league (W2 D3) as well as the two Copa del Rey matches in which they eliminated the Catalan club last season (W2).
  • Los periquitos have scored in their last four league matches against Sevilla in the Cornellá El Prat (seven goals).
  • In their last seven home league matches, the Catalan club have alternated a victory with a game in which they failed to score. Their last match was 0-0 against Málaga.
  • Espanyol have failed to score in their last three matches in the league.
  • If Sevilla lose this match, it will be the first time since February 2012 they have lost three consecutive games in the league.
  • Sevilla have not won away from home in their last 22 attempts in the elague (D8 L14); their third worst run, they managed 28 games between 1962-64 and 26 between 1976-78.
  • Sevilla have received their largest defeats against sides from Cataluña this century (5-0 against Barcelona in October 2010 and 5-0 against Espanyol in February 2006).
  • This is the first season since the 58/59 (26) campaign that Sevilla conceded 25 goals over their first 12 matches in the ‘Primera’.
  • Espanyol have fouled 207 times this season (a league-high) and Víctor Sánchez has averaged the highest number of tackles per game this season in the league (5.2).
  • Only Cristiano Ronaldo (5) has hit the woodwork more than Carlos Bacca (4) and Barcelona (8) more than Sevilla (7) this season in La Liga.