• Elche have never won away at Real Sociedad in the top-flight (D2 L12), though they won their last trip to the Anoeta in the Segunda 1-0 in 2010.
  • Real Sociedad have won their last five home league games, while Elche are winless in four on the road. In both cases, this is the team’s longest run of the season.
  • The Basque side have scored in their last 12 league games, their best run of the campaign.
  • Arrasate’s side have scored a league-high 11 headed goals this term, while only Betis (13) have conceded more than Elche (eight) this way.
  • Elche’s defenders have contributed to more of their team’s goals than those of any other side this season (26%).
  • Real Sociedad’s last three league goals have all been scored by the same combination of players: Agirretxe the scorer, Vela with the assist.
  • With eight goals and eight assists, Carlos Vela has participated in 16 of Real Sociedad’s 38 league goals this season (42%).
  • No team has scored a higher portion of their goals in the final 15 minutes of games in La Liga than Elche (32%) this term.
  • Alberto Botia has received a league-high 10 yellow cards in 2013/14.