• These sides have a perfectly identical head-to-head in La Liga meetings so far, winning four each and drawing three.
  • Elche are without a win in five meetings with Osasuna in the top-flight (D3 L2) and have not beaten them since a 2-1 home victory in 1963.
  • The 2-1 victory recorded at El Sadar in the reverse fixture earlier this season was Osasuna’s first La Liga win under manager Javi Gracia.
  • Elche have won their last two league games at the Martinez Valero without conceding a single goal (three goals scored).
  • Osasuna have claimed 10 points from six games in 2014 so far; no side lower than 9th in the La Liga table has a better record this calendar year.
  • Former Osasuna player Coro has now scored four league goals this season, equalling his best ever La Liga goal haul (also four with Espanyol in 2006/07).
  • Oriol Riera has scored in Osasuna’s last two league games; the last player to score in three in a row for the Reds was Kike Sola back in 2010/11.
  • Elche have scored just 10 league goals at home this season, a joint-low with Levante, while Osasuna have scored a league-low eight in the second-half (including home and away goals).
  • The Reds have been shown a league-high eight red cards this season, while Elche have seen 68 yellow cards brandished, the joint-third most in La Liga.