• Levante have only won two of their eight previous Primera clashes with Malaga (L6), scoring exactly three goals in each victory.
  • Malaga have now won a penalty in La Liga since their last trip to the Ciutat de Valencia in a game in which Isco bagged a brace (2-1 in January 2013).
  • Levante have conceded one goal more on home soil (nine) than they have scored themselves (eight) this season.
  • The side from the Costa del Sol have scored exactly once in each of their last three away league games.
  • Joaquin Caparros has only won three of his 19 meetings with Malaga as a La Liga manager (D8 L8).
  • Bernd Schuster is unbeaten as a La Liga manager against Levante, the first team he managed in the competition (two wins with Real Madrid, two draws with Getafe).
  • Levante have completed just 203 passes per game on average this season, the lowest figure in La Liga (they were also bottom of this category last season).
  • Willy Caballero has kept the same number of clean sheets as Keylor Navas this season (six), with both keepers making an almost identical number of saves (70 for the Argentinean, 69 for the Costa Rican).
  • David Barral has scored three of Levante’s last five league goals, with the last two coming on home soil with his head.