• Real Sociedad have won four of their last six La Liga games against Rayo Vallecano (L2).
  • The side from Madrid have only logged one victory in 14 previous top-flight trips to San Sebastian (D3 L10).
  • Sociedad have won their last three home league meetings with Rayo, averaging 4.3 goals per game and not conceding once.
  • Paco Jemez’s side have failed to score in three consecutive away league games.
  • Despite that, if only away games counted Rayo would be outside the relegation zone in 14th place with 11 points.
  • With three goals and two assists, Joaquin Larrivey has participated in five of Rayo’s last six league goals.
  • No side in the 2013/14 La Liga campaign has scored more goals in the 15 minutes after half-time than Real Sociedad (11).
  • Never in 14 previous Primera seasons have Rayo conceded as many as 59 goals (as they have this term) after 26 games.
  • Real Sociedad have accrued a joint-high three own goals this season alongside Atletico Madrid.
  • Rayo Vallecano are one of two teams (with Athletic) yet to lose a single point having scored the first goal of the game this term.