• Real Sociedad have only won one of their last six home meetings with Espanyol in La Liga (D2 L3); 1-0 in 2010.
  • Over the last 10 seasons, only at Getafe (four) have Espanyol won more away league games than they have at Real Sociedad (three).
  • Three of the eight goals Real Sociedad have scored against Espanyol since returning to La Liga have been own goals by Espanyol players.
  • Real Sociedad have not lost consecutive home league games since November 2012, when the second defeat in the run was against Espanyol.
  • Espanyol have only won one of their last six league games (D2 L3); 2-1 in Malaga.
  • Javier Aguirre has lost four of his five games in the Anoeta as a La Liga manager, winning only with Osasuna back in 2005 (2-1).
  • Carlos Vela has scored more home goals than any other Real Sociedad player since the Basque side returned to the top-flight (24).
  • Sergio Garcia has directly participated in 11 of Espanyol’s last 13 away league goals (eight goals, three assists).
  • Diego Colotto, who scored in a 1-0 victory at the Anoeta in 2012, is one of only three defenders to have scored with his right foot, left foot and head this term (Pepe, Mikel San José).