• This will be the first ever meeting between these two sides in La Liga, as well as the first ever top-flight meeting between sides from these two Andalusian cities.
  • Both Almeria and Granada have only won one of their three Andalusian derbies in La Liga this season; Almeria beat Betis 1-0, while Granada defeated Malaga 3-1.
  • Almeria have the opportunity to win consecutive derbies for the first time since 2009/10.
  • Almeria have only scored one goal in their last five home league games combined (Rodri in a 1-0 victory over Valladolid).
  • Granada have won three of their last four away league games, losing only in the Camp Nou against Barcelona (0-4).
  • Only bottom side Betis (six) have scored fewer home goals than Almeria in La Liga this season (seven).
  • Granada have won four away league games this season, only one fewer than they managed in the entire 2012/13 campaign (five).
  • Rodri has gone four league games without a goal, his worst run of the season.
  • Yacine Brahimi has participated in five of Granada’s last six league goals (one goal, four assists).