• Espanyol have won five and drawn one of their last six home meetings with Elche in La Liga.
  • Four of the five draws between these sides in Barcelona in La Liga have ended 1-1.
  • Elche have only won one of their 17 trips to Espanyol in La Primera (D5 L11), but this was their biggest ever top-flight away win (3-0 in 1966).
  • Former Espanyol player Coro is the only Elche player to score a brace this season, and he did it in the reverse meeting with his former side.
  • Espanyol have already lost five home league games this term; they only lost six at Cornella-El Prat last term.
  • Los Ilicitanos have lost just one of their last five league games (D2 W2) and that was in the Bernabeu against Real Madrid (3-0).
  • Sergio Garcia has participated in 55% of Espanyol’s league goals this term; a league-high proportion (scored or assisted).
  • Espanyol have committed the second-highest number of fouls in La Liga this season (424), while Elche rank third for yellow cards (79).
  • Kiko Casilla has already kept the same number of clean sheets this season as he did last term (eight).