• Malaga have won three of their last four competitive meetings with Elche (L1), including the only previous top-flight meeting (1-0 in December).
  • Malaga have won their last two home meetings with Elche by the same scoreline; 2-0.
  • Ignacio Camacho, who scored the winning goal at the Martinez Valero this season, has netted five league goals this term; only Roque Santa Cruz (six) has more for Malaga.
  • If they win this game, Bernd Schuster’s side will have won three in a row at La Rosaleda for the first time in La Liga this season.
  • Elche have only taken two points from their last 10 away league games (D2 L8) and have not won on the road since October (2-1 at Real Betis).
  • Nourredine Amrabat has participated directly in seven of Malaga’s last 15 league goals (two goals and five assists).
  • Richmond Boakye has scored more goals as a sub (three) than he has a starter (two) in La Liga this term.
  • Malaga have scored a league-low one goal from outside the area this season; Elche are second lowest in this regard (two).
  • Elche have scored 32% of their goals in the final 15 minutes this term; a league-high proportion.