• The last five top-flight meetings between Espanyol and Valladolid have all ended level.
  • The Catalan side have only lost one of their nine home meetings with Valladolid in the Primera (W5 D3); 0-1 in August 2007.
  • Indeed, this victory for Valladolid is their only one in 20 previous trips to Catalan sides in La Liga (D6 L13).
  • Valladolid have the chance to win consecutive league games for the first time since January.
  • Espanyol have lost two successive home league games; they have never lost three in a row at Cornella-El Prat.
  • JIM’s side have lost eight points from winning positions on the road this season; a league-high.
  • Javier Aguirre’s side have conceded 19% of their goals during the first 15 minutes of games this season; a league-high proportion.
  • Javi Guerra has scored more goals than any other player born in Spain in the top five European leagues this season (10).
  • Only Bayern Munich (nine) have scored more headed goals than Valladolid (eight) across the top five European leagues this season.