• Real Madrid have won 14 and lost none of their last 17 home league games against Espanyol (D3).
  • Espanyol’s last three draws at the Bernabeu in La Liga have all ended 2-2.
  • Real Madrid are without a win in three league games; their worst run since five consecutive defeats at the end of the 2008/09 campaign.
  • If they fail to win at the Bernabeu, Espanyol will have recorded their longest winless run under Javier Aguirre (eight).
  • If they remain third in the table, it will be Real Madrid’s lowest La Liga finish since 2003/04, when they finished fourth.
  • With 31 goals, Cristiano Ronaldo could finish as La Liga’s top scorer for the second time; Raul was the last Real Madrid player to win the Pichichi twice (98/99 and 00/01).
  • Diego Colotto has scored four goals this season; the last defender to reach this tally in La Liga was Daniel Jarque in 2005/06.
  • Iker Casillas has not started a league game in the Bernabeu since December 2012; a 2-2 draw against Espanyol.
  • Sergio Garcia has participated in 50% of Espanyol’s league goals this term; a La Liga-high.
  • Gareth Bale has scored 14 goals this season, one more than Michael Owen managed in 2004/05, and made 12 assists; the same as David Beckham managed in his first two La Liga seasons combined.
  • Real Madrid have scored 22 goals from outside the area this season; the most by a La Liga team since 2003/04.