• Elche have won their last six home meetings with Athletic in La Liga, with four of them coming by the odd goal.
  • The Red-and-Whites have collected at least a point in 10 of their 19 trips to Elche in the Primera (W3 D7).
  • Elche are one of only four teams to have collected an away point at the Nuevo San Mames this season.
  • Fran Escriba’s side are unbeaten in six league games at the Martinez Valero (W3 D3).
  • Aritz Aduriz has participated in more away goals than any other Spanish player in 2014 so far (four goals and two assists).
  • Elche have the opportunity in this game to record the longest run of home clean sheets by any La Liga team this season (currently on five).
  • If they avoid defeat at the Martinez Valero, Athletic will have recorded their longest unbeaten run of the campaign (six).
  • Elche have scored just 11 home league goals this season; the lowest figure in the top five European leagues.
  • Markel Susaeta has made eight assists in La Liga this season; his best ever record in a single campaign.