• Athletic have only won two of their five league meetings with Granada since los Granadinos were promoted to the top-flight (D1 L2).
  • Granada only managed to take a point in three of their 19 league trips to the old San Mames, winning twice and drawing once.
  • The Lions won their first ever home meeting with Granada and their last ever meeting with them at the old San Mames by the same scoreline (1-0 in 1942 and 2013).
  • Aritz Aduriz has scored Athletic’s last three league goals against Granada, while Youssef El-Arabi has scored Granada’s last three against the Lions.
  • Athletic have scored a league-high 13 headed goals this season; Granada have conceded a joint-low of just three.
  • With their 2-0 win at Betis last weekend, Athletic ended their longest winless run of this campaign (D2 L1).
  • Granada are currently enduring their worst away run in La Liga under Lucas Alcaraz (four consecutive defeats, just one goal scored).
  • Piti has the opportunity in this game to equal his best run of scoring in consecutive La Liga games; he scored in three in a row for Rayo last season, with the third game in the run coming against Athletic Club.
  • If only second-half home points counted this season, Athletic would be top of La Liga on 31 points.