• Real Madrid have won seven of their last eight La Liga fixtures against Real Sociedad, they drew the last match (3-3 at the Estadio Anoeta last season).
  • The Whites have won the last four home league meetings with Real Sociedad; the last three have seen Real Madrid score an average of 4.3 goals a game.
  • Real Sociedad’s last victory in the Santiago Bernabéu came in 2004 (1-4); Xabi Prieto scored for the first time in La Liga during this match.
  • Real Madrid have won 16 of the 17 home matches to have been played in 2013 in league competition, only losing once against Atlético Madrid.
  • Real Sociedad are currently unbeaten in four league matches in La Liga (W3 D1), their best run with Joseba Arrasate as manager.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo have scored in all three matches he has appeared in against Real Socedad at home in La Liga (three braces).
  • Only Lionel Messi has scored more goals against Real Madrid than Xabi Prieto (9) this century.
  • Gareth Bale has scored two goals and claimed four assists in his last two La Liga matches for Real Madrid.
  • Antoine Griezmann has scored more headed goals than any other player in La Liga this season (3).
  • Real Madrid have conceded four penalties in their last two matches, as many as they had conceded in the last two seasons combined.
  • Carlo Ancelotti’s men have gained 10 points from losing positions this season in La Liga; a league-high.