• Valencia have won eight and drawn one of their nine top-flight home meetings with Getafe.
  • Only at the Nou Camp have Getafe played as many La Liga games without winning as they have at the Mestalla (nine).
  • Cosmin Contra will visit the Mestalla for the first time as a manager. His first trip there as a player in La Liga ended in a 2-0 win (with Alaves in 1999).
  • Sofiane Feghouli’s first and so far only La Liga brace came against Getafe at the Mestalla in 2011.
  • Paco Alcacer has scored six goals in 15 games for Valencia this season; double the amount he netted for Getafe last term (three in 20 games).
  • Valencia have scored two or more goals in eight of their previous nine top-flight home meetings with Getafe, while the side from Madrid have only scored more than once on one occasion (a 4-2 defeat last season).
  • Five players currently playing for either Valencia or Getafe have played for both of these sides in La Liga (Paco Alcacer, Dani Parejo, Moya, Gavilan and Alexis).
  • Valencia have lost a league-high 17 points from winning positions this season.