• Valladolid have only won one (1-0 in 2008) of their last six meetings against Real Madrid at home (D2 L3).
  • The Merengues have defeated Valladolid in their last six La Liga clashes. However, they have never won seven in a row.
  • Real Madrid have scored exactly four goals in four of their last five La Liga games against Real Valladolid.
  • The team from Pucela have avoided defeat in each of their last 10 La Liga games at home (W5 D5); their best run in the top flight since 2001 (14 games).
  • Real Madrid have scored at least one goal in their last 24 La Liga games on the road. Indeed, the last time they failed to score was in February 2013 in Granada (1-0).
  • It is the fifth consecutive La Liga season that Real Madrid have scored 100+ goals.
  • Valladolid have only won one point in the last 10 minutes this season. Only Atletico de Madrid have won fewer points (0).
  • Gareth Bale has scored one perfect hat-trick in La Liga this season (right-footed goal, left-footed and headed) and it was in the reverse fixture against Valladolid.
  • Juan Ignacio Martinez has managed five La Liga games against Real Madrid as coach (W1, L4), conceding 15 goals in the process.
  • Rukavina's goal against Espanyol is the first Valladolid goal scored from outside of the box at José Zorrilla Stadium in La Liga (free kicks excluded).