• If Real Madrid win this game, they will equal their record run of victories against Real Valladolid in the top-flight (six between 1987 and 1989).
  • Real Valladolid’s last victory in the Bernabeu in La Liga came on the final day of the 1999/00 season; just five days after Real claimed their eighth European Cup win.
  • The Whites have won their last six home league meetings with Valladolid, scoring 4.6 goals per game on average.
  • Real Madrid have won all four league games since Xabi Alonso returned from injury, averaging five goals per game in this run.
  • JIM’s side have recorded a league-high, six draws this season.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo could play his 150th league game for Real Madrid here (163 goals against 27 sides).
  • Valladolid have scored a league-high 44% of their goals via headers this season, while only 6% of the goals Real Madrid have conceded have been headed; a joint-low with Granada.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has had 47 shots on target in La Liga this season; just three fewer than the whole Valladolid side (50).
  • Juan Ignacio Martinez’s side have lost a league-high eight points from winning positions away from home this season.
  • Karim Benzema has scored in four consecutive league games (five goals); he has never scored in five in a row for the Whites.
  • Carlo Ancelotti used seven different Spanish players in Real Madrid’s starting eleven last weekend; the most he has ever used.