• Valencia have won their last three league trips to Vallecas and have scored in their last 11 there in La Liga.
  • Indeed, los Che picked up their biggest away win of last season in this corresponding fixture (4-0).
  • Rayo’s recent home win over Malaga is their only victory in six overall (D1 L4) and in eight on home soil (L7).
  • Los Rayistas have twice before won just six of their first 25 games of a La Liga season; on both occasions they avoided relegation.
  • The side from Madrid will be trying to avoid going three games without a goal for the first time since their last promotion to La Liga.
  • Only Real Madrid (16) have taken more points than Valencia (12) over the second round of games so far.
  • 14 different Valencia players have scored in La Liga this season; a league-high shared with Athletic.
  • Valencia have scored a league-high 37% of their goals in the final 15 minutes of the first-half this term, while Rayo have conceded a league-high 13 in this period.
  • Paco Alcacer, top scorer for Valencia in 2014 (five goals) has directly contributed to four of Valencia’s last six strikes (three goals, one assist).