• Granada won their one previous top-flight home meeting with Villarreal by a 1-0 scoreline, with current Villarreal top scorer Uche (12 goals) grabbing the winner.
  • Lucas Alcaraz has not won any of his seven previous meetings with Villarreal as a top-flight manager (D1 L6).
  • The Yellow Submarine have scored exactly three goals in their last two league meetings with Granada, but both came at El Madrigal.
  • Granada have taken just four points from the second round of games so far; a joint-low with Betis and Getafe.
  • Villarreal have won six away league games this season; two more than Granada have won at home (four).
  • Youssef El-Arabi, Granada top scorer with eight, has only scored one goal in his last seven league games.
  • Marcelino’s side have won five of their six league games this season when Jeremy Perbet has netted.
  • Granada have scored 50% of their league goals this term from set pieces; a league-high proportion.
  • No side has gained more points with goals in the final 15 minutes of games this term than Villarreal (eight).