• Valladolid have won five of their eight previous home league meetings with Villarreal in the top-flight (D2 L1).
  • The Yellow Submarine have only scored in one of their eight top-flight trips to the Zorrilla, and that earned them their only win there (2-0 in 2010).
  • Real Valladolid have kept two consecutive clean sheets on home soil; they have not kept three in a row in La Liga since May 2009.
  • Marcelino Garcia Toral has the opportunity to win four consecutive La Liga games for the first time as a manager.
  • Ikechukwu Uche has scored more goals than any other La Liga player in 2014 so far (six).
  • Javi Guerra has scored Valladolid’s last four league goals in the Zorrilla; he has scored five home goals in total this season, all coming in the second-half.
  • Real Valladolid have scored a league-high 39% of their goals this season with headers.
  • Villarreal have earned a league-high eight points with goals scored in the final 15 minutes of games; only Almeria (nine) have lost more than Valladolid (six) in this period.
  • Four of Real Valladolid’s last six league goals have been scored by substitutes (Manucho, Daniel Larsson, Victor Perez and Valdet Rama).