• Espanyol are unbeaten in two league meetings with Real Madrid (D2), their best run against them since 1998.
  • Real Madrid are unbeaten in all four meetings with los Pericos at Cornella-El Part, winning three and drawing one of those games.
  • Despite that, Cristiano Ronaldo has only scored one goal in four games at Cornella-El Prat, his worst goals per game ratio at any ground where he has found the net at least once.
  • Javier Aguirre has not won any of his nine home games against Real Madrid as a La Liga manager (D3 L6).
  • Excluding the Bernabeu, at no ground has Cristiano Ronaldo provided more assists in La Liga than he has at Cornella-El Prat (three).
  • Espanyol have the opportunity to win successive home league games for the first time this season.
  • Real Madrid have not lost a league game since their most recent trip to Barcelona (2-1 in the Nou Camp last October).
  • After only 11 games, Gareth Bale has already recorded seven assists in La Liga. He is only one short of equalling David Beckham’s return in his first La Liga campaign (eight in 32 games).
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has scored in three of Real Madrid’s last four away league games (four goals), with the Whites winning all three of those games.
  • Of all players to have recorded at least three assists in La Liga this season, Jese Rodriguez has the lowest minutes/assist ratio (one every 53 minutes).