• Celta Vigo have only won two of their last 13 league meetings with Real Madrid, and both of those came at the Bernabeu (D2 L9).
  • The Whites have won their last six trips to the Balaidos in La liga, their best ever away run against Celta.
  • Indeed Real Madrid’s last three away league games against Vigo have all ended in 2-1 wins, with the Whites scoring a penalty in each of the last two.
  • If they win this game, Real Madrid will have won seven consecutive away games against a side from Galicia for the first time in their history.
  • Luis Enrique won his last Clasico as a Barcelona player after coming off the bench in 2004 (2-1).
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has reached 50 goals for the fourth consecutive season in all competitions; Lionel Messi has only reached this milestone three times.
  • Celta Vigo would be just one point above the relegation zone on 22 points if only home games counted this season.
  • Nolito has now scored 14 goals in La Liga this season; the same total that Savo Milosevic managed in his only season with the club (14 in 03/04).
  • Karim Benzema has not scored an away league goal since he netted at the Vicente Calderon in March.
  • Diego Lopez has kept 16 clean sheets this season; the most of any Real Madrid goalkeeper within a single campaign since 1998/99.