• Granada have won just two of their previous five top-flight meetings with Rayo, but these were their most recent two (which both ended 2-0).
  • Two of Fran Rico’s four previous La Liga goals have come against Rayo Vallecano.
  • Piti, Granada’s second top scorer this season, scored for Rayo Vallecano on their one previous La Liga win at Los Carmenes back in 2012.
  • Granada have won four of their last five home league games, with three of them ending 1-0.
  • Rayo have taken as many points from their last nine league games as they managed in the first 25 this season (both 20).
  • Six of Granada’s last seven league goals have been scored by either Youssef El-Arabi (four) or Yacine Brahimi (two).
  • Joaquin Larrivey has scored 11 league goals this season; he only scored 12 in five whole seasons with Cagliari in Serie A.
  • Lucas Alcaraz’s side have scored just one goal in the first 15 minutes all season; a league-low.
  • Rayo have lost just five of 16 games when Ze Castro has started this term, winning eight (50%).