• Atletico Madrid have not done a league double over Real Madrid since 1950/51, when they went on to become La Liga champions.
  • The Whites have won their last six trips to the Calderon in La Liga; their best ever run there.
  • The Red-and-Whites have not won a home derby with Real Madrid since 1999, when they won 3-1.
  • Real Madrid have scored inside 15 minutes in nine of their last 11 visits to the Vicente Calderon in La Liga.
  • Atletico have won more league games on a Sunday than any other side this season (nine) while Real are the only unbeaten side on this day.
  • Real Madrid have scored as many goals in their last three league games at the Calderon (eight) as Atletico have in all 11 derbies played there since promotion.
  • Diego Lopez has lost four of his last five league games against Atleti.
  • Atletico Madrid have won all 11 home league games this season in which Diego Costa has scored (15 goals in total for the striker).
  • Against no other side in his career has Cristiano Ronaldo scored more penalties than he has against Atletico Madrid (five).
  • Real Madrid have conceded the fewest goals (three) and shots (48) in the second round of fixtures so far; Atleti still have the best record in both across the whole season (19 and 224).
  • Atletico Madrid are the only unbeaten home side remaining in La Liga; Real Madrid have won the most away games (nine).
  • The Whites have won 41 of the 45 points available since Xabi Alonso returned to the team; eight more than any other team in this period (Atletico with 33).
  • David Villa could become the first player to score against Real with four different sides in La Liga in the 21st century.
  • Real Madrid have scored a league-high 16 goals from outside the box this term; Atletico, a joint-low one.
  • Raul Garcia and Cristiano Ronaldo are the joint-top scorers in Madrid derbies this season with four goals apiece.