• Elche have lost seven of their last nine meetings with Atletico in the top-flight (W1 D1).
  • Only against Real Madrid (24) have Elche lost more La Liga games than they have against Atletico (21) in their Primera history.
  • The last draw between these sides in La Liga was a 4-4 draw back in 1978; this remains the highest scoring game between these sides in the top-flight.
  • Elche are yet to win against a side from Madrid in La Liga this season (D1 L2).
  • Elche have won just eight points in the Martinez Valero this season, one fewer than their total points haul on the road (nine).
  • Atleti scored more goals in their last game (seven) than Elche have managed on home soil all season (six).
  • Coro (three goals, one assist) and Fidel (one goal, two assist) have participated in all six of Elche’s home league goals this season.
  • Atletico Madrid have won 23 of the 24 league games in which Diego Costa has found the net (30 goals in total).
  • David Villa has scored in four of Atletico Madrid’s last five league games (six goals).