• Celta Vigo have lost their last two home league meetings with Atletico Madrid by exactly the same scoreline: 1-3.
  • The Red-and-Whites have never won three consecutive La Liga games at the Balaidos.
  • Diego Costa, suspended for this game, has scored three of Atleti’s last five league goals against Celta.
  • The Vigans have only won one of their last 10 home league games against Atletico Madrid (D4 L5); 2-1 in 2005.
  • Celta are unbeaten in six home league games (W3 D3), though their last home defeat did come against a side from Madrid (0-2 against Rayo in November).
  • Atletico Madrid have lost their last two away league games; only one defeat fewer than their overall number of defeats on the road in 2013 (three).
  • Between them, Charles (five goals) and Fabian Orellana (three) have scored 57% of Celta’s home league goals this season.
  • Diego Simeone’s side have failed to score in two successive away games; they have never failed to score in three in a row under the Argentine.
  • No player has scored the first goal of the game more often than David Villa in La Liga this term (six).