• Sevilla are without a win in four league meetings with Real Sociedad, drawing one and losing three.
  • In the Sanchez Pizjuan, however, the Andalusian side have only lost one of their last seven against Real Sociedad; their most recent one (W5 D1).
  • Sevilla are without a win in three home league games; they last went four in a row without a victory in January 2010.
  • Real Sociedad have not had 43 or more points after 25 games of a La Liga season for 11 years (50 in 2002/03).
  • Indeed, you would need to go back to the 1976/77 season to find a campaign in which the Basque side had managed as many goals after 25 games as they have now (both 46).
  • Only one of Sevilla’s last nine league goals has been scored by a striker (Bacca v Malaga).
  • Sevilla have scored a league-high eight goals from corners this term.
  • Jagoba Arrasate’s side have scored a league-high proportion of goals in the first 15 minutes of the second-half this term (24%).
  • Sevilla, meanwhile, have conceded a league-high 32% in the final 15 minutes of games.
  • Alex Song’s own goal last weekend means Real Sociedad have now benefited from a league-high three this campaign.
  • With 13 games left, Carlos Vela has already equalled his best ever return of assists in a La Liga season (nine).