• Betis have only won two of their last 11 league games against Sevilla (D4 L5), with both wins coming at the Sanchez-Pizjuan.
  • Sevilla are unbeaten in five league trips to the home of the Green-and-Whites, but have only won one of these games (2-0 in 2008).
  • Sevilla have been shown three red cards in their last four league trips to the Benito Villamarin (Betis just one in these games).
  • Gabriel Humberto Calderon will be hoping to become the first Betis manager to record a home league win over Sevilla since Lorenzo Serra Ferrer in 2006 (2-1).
  • Unai Emery has lost two of his four previous away games against Betis as a top-flight manager (W1 D1).
  • Betis have only won one of their last five league games (D1 L3) and that came away from home (3-1 at Levante).
  • Sevilla won 2-0 on their last trip to the Benito Villamarin in the Europa League; this was the first ever European tie between the two Seville sides.
  • Ivan Rakitic has directly participated in six of Sevilla’s last 11 league goals against Real Betis (three goals, three assists).
  • Sevilla have won seven of their last eight league games; Betis have only won five overall this term.