• In the last 16 league meetings between Athletic and Rayo, both sides have scored at least once.
  • Athletic have only lost two of their 14 previous home league games against Rayo (W9 D3).
  • Rayo have scored more goals against Bilbao than they have against any other side in their La Liga history (39).
  • The Lions have the opportunity to win three consecutive games at the new San Mames for the first time in La Liga.
  • Only Barcelona have averaged more possession than Rayo Vallecano (66.6%) in La Liga this season.
  • This match will see the two sides to have seen the most goals scored by substitutes in La Liga this term face off (Athletic 7, Rayo 6).
  • The Basque side have won a league-high seven games by the odd goal this season.
  • Rayo have netted just 20% of their goals in the first-half this season, a league-high figure. They will face the team ranked second for goals conceded in this period here (60%).
  • Athletic have won a league-high 15 points from games in which they have conceded the first goal this season.
  • Roberto Trashorras has made more passes than any other player in La Liga this term (1,375).