• Rayo Vallecano have only ever won two consecutive home derbies against Atletico in La Liga once before (2-0 in 1992, 2-1 in 1994).
  • The Red-and-Whites have only lost two of their last 18 away league games (W12 D4), against Espanyol this season (1-0) and in Vallecas last term (2-1).
  • If they win this game, Atleti will equal their best ever run of consecutive La Liga derby wins (four between 1950 and 1951).
  • The Franjirrojos are currently enduring their longest ever run of home defeats in the top-flight (five).
  • Diego Costa has not scored in any of his last three league games, his worst run of the season (283 minutes).
  • Rayo’s substitutes have scored a league-high 42% of their goals this term.
  • Raul Garcia has scored four goals in Madrid derbies this season; a joint-high with Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Los Rojiblancos are the only side from the capital yet to concede a single goal in a Madrid derby this term.
  • Paco Jemez’s side have conceded a league-high 47 goals this season, whilst Diego Simeone’s side have the best defensive record (12 goals conceded).