• After four consecutive home victories over Espanyol, Osasuna lost this fixture last season (0-2).
  • That victory was only the second achieved by Javier Aguirre against his former side in six trips to Pamplona as an away manager (D2 L2).
  • Osasuna have only won one of their last five league games at El Sadar (D2 L2), though they did draw against Barcelona and Real Madrid in this run.
  • Espanyol have only lost one of their last four league games (W2 D1) but have not won two consecutive games since September 2013.
  • Los Periquitos are unbeaten in two away league games; they have not gone three on the spin without defeat on the road since April.
  • Oriol Riera has already scored seven league goals this season; he is only two short of Osasuna’s 2012/13 top scorer Kike Sola, who bagged nine.
  • With seven goals, Sergio Garcia needs just one more goal to achieve his best ever La Liga haul since moving to Espanyol.
  • Osasuna are the only La Liga team yet to concede a single goal in the first 15 minutes of a game this season.
  • Only Diego Costa (15 points with 19 goals) has won more points with his goals than Oriol Riera (12 with seven goals) in La Liga this season.