• Celta Vigo are without a win in four league meetings with Athletic, drawing two and losing two.
  • Indeed, Celta have not beaten the Lions at the Balaidos since March 2003 (2-1).
  • The Galician side have won consecutive league games for the first time this season; they have not won three in a row since June 2007.
  • Ernesto Valverde’s side have claimed a league-high 19 points in games in which they have conceded the first goal this term.
  • Ibai Gomez has scored more goals as a substitute than any other La Liga player this season (six of his eight in total).
  • Athletic won their last away league game at Osasuna; they have not won consecutive away league games since April 2011.
  • Charles, who scored Celta’s first goal at the San Mames in the return fixture, has participated in five of Celta’s last six home league goals (three goals, two assists).
  • Athletic have won a joint-high five league games on Mondays this season, though their only two defeats on Mondays to date have come away from home.
  • Aritz Aduriz has participated in more goals than any other La Liga player in 2014 (three goals, five assists).
  • 67% of Athletic’s league goals this season have come in the second-half, while 69% of those that Celta have conceded have arrived after the interval.