• This is the first ever top-flight meeting between Celta Vigo and Almeria.
  • On the last occasion these sides faced off in the second tier, the Galician side ran out 4-3 winners in the Balaidos (February 2012).
  • Almeria’s first ever top-flight game (since their reformation) was in Galicia, in the Andalusian side won 3-0 (v Deportivo at the Riazor).
  • All three Celta Vigo victories this season have been against Andalusian sides, yet all three have come away from the Balaidos.
  • Celta Vigo are the only side in La Liga this season yet to win a home game.
  • Almeria have the opportunity to win three consecutive away games for the first time in their top-flight history.
  • Luis Enrique’s side have lost 10 points from winning positions this season; a joint-high with Valladolid.
  • Almeria have scored just 33% of their goals in the second-half of games this term; the lowest percentage in La Liga.
  • Celta top scorer Alex Lopez has only scored one of his five league goals this season in the Balaidos.