• Celta Vigo are without a win in six top-flight meetings with Real Sociedad (D3 L3), last beating them in La Liga in 2006 (1-0).
  • Los Donostiarras have taken at least a point in three of their last four top-flight trips to the Balaidos (W1 D2).
  • Real Sociedad lost 3-2 in Vigo on the penultimate weekend of the 2002/03 campaign; a defeat that ultimately cost them the league title.
  • Carlos Vela is the only player to have scored four or more goals in a La Liga game this season; he did so against Celta in the return fixture.
  • Celta Vigo have won just one of their last five home league games (D2 L2), though this was their most recent one (1-0 v Sevilla).
  • Jagoba Arrasate’s side have only won one of their last seven away league games (D2 L4); 1-0 in La Rosaleda.
  • Only three of Antoine Griezmann’s 15 league goals this season have come in the second round of games.
  • No side has scored more goals in the 15 minutes directly half-time in La Liga this term than Real Sociedad (12).
  • Nolito has scored three of Celta Vigo’s last four league goals.