• Atletico Madrid’s last trip to Andalusia ended in a 2-0 defeat to Almeria.
  • If they avoid defeat in this game, Betis will set their longest unbeaten run of the campaign (four); they also have the opportunity to win consecutive home games for the first time this term.
  • Atleti have won their last three league games against Real Betis; they have never won four in a row against the side from Seville.
  • Betis have lost four and drawn one of their last five league meetings with los Colchoneros at el Benito Villamarin; not beating them at home since January 2006.
  • Diego Costa has scored in the last three meetings between these sides, with all three goals coming between the 55th and 65th minute.
  • Diego Costa has scored 22 goals this season; just two fewer than Falcao managed in his first La Liga campaign (24).
  • The fastest goal of this La Liga season was scored by Oliver for Atletico Madrid against Real Betis in the reverse fixture at the Vicente Calderon (14 seconds).
  • Real Betis managed just nine shots against Elche last weekend; their joint-lowest figure under Gabi Calderon.
  • No side has benefited from more opposition own goals than Atletico Madrid this season (three) with a league-high two of them coming on the road.
  • Real Betis have scored a league-low 18 goals from inside the area this term; Atleti have conceded the fewest in this way (17).