• Espanyol have lost five of their last six meetings with Levante in La Liga; only winning the most recent one in Cornella-El Prat (3-2 last season).
  • The Catalan side have won five of their eight previous home meetings with los Granotas in the top-flight (D2 L1), but all five have been by the odd goal.
  • Joaquin Caparros has won four of his nine previous away games in La Liga against sides managed by Javier Aguirre.
  • Espanyol have won three of their last four home league games (L1); only one fewer than they had managed this season before this run (four).
  • Levante have failed to score in their last two league games; they have never gone three without a goal under Joaquin Caparros.
  • Simao has assisted four of Espanyol’s last six league goals, with centre-back Diego Colotto getting two of them.
  • Los Granotas have missed a league-high four penalties this term.
  • Levante have conceded more shots on target than any other side in the Primera Division this campaign (163).
  • Sergio Garcia has either scored or assisted 50% of Espanyol’s goals this season; a league-high proportion.