• Atletico Madrid have only lost one of their last seven league meetings with Malaga (W4 D2), though that did come in the Calderon (0-3 in 2011).
  • Malaga have scored more goals (seven) than Atletico (four) over the last four league meetings between these sides at the Vicente Calderon.
  • Bernd Schuster has won three and lost just one of his five league games at the Vicente Calderon as a manager (D1).
  • Atletico have won their last four home league games without conceding a single goal, scoring a header in each of the last three.
  • Malaga have won three of their last five away league games, though they have lost the last two without scoring.
  • Los Rojiblancos need four points from their last two league games to secure their tenth La Liga title.
  • Atleti have won all 22 league games in which Diego Costa has scored this term (27 goals).
  • Of the nine players to play 150 games or more for Malaga in La Liga since they reformed, Eliseu has the best win rate (40%).
  • David Villa has scored in five of his last seven league games against Malaga (seven goals).
  • Koke, who scored the winner at La Rosaleda this season, has netted six times in the league this term; the same total as Malaga’s top scorer (Roque Santa Cruz).
  • Thibaut Courtois has the opportunity to become the first goalkeeper to record 21 clean sheets in a single La Liga season since 1998/99 (currently 20).