• Rayo Vallecano have won three of their four previous La Liga meetings with Granada, losing only the most recent one (2-0 away from home).
  • Rayo have won both previous home meetings with Granada in the top-flight by a scoreline of 1-0, with both goals coming in added time (Tamudo and Trashorras).
  • Paco Jemez’s side have only won one of their four meetings with Andalusian sides this season (D1 L2).
  • Rayo have lost three consecutive home league games; they have never lost four in a row in their top-flight history.
  • Granada have taken 17 points from 15 games so far this season; their best return at this stage since promotion back to La Liga.
  • Alberto Bueno is one of only two players (with Carlos Bacca) to have scored two goals in a La Liga game this season having come off the substitute’s bench.
  • Paco Jemez’s side have conceded a league-high six goals to opposition substitutes this season; however Lucas Alcaraz has seen his subs net just once all term, a joint-low.
  • Youssef El-Arabi has scored 50% of his team’s goals this season (six of 12); the highest proportion in La Liga.
  • Rayo and Granada are two of only four La Liga sides this season yet to score in the first 15 minutes of a game.