• Real Madrid have already won the European Super Cup this season, winning 2-0 against Andalusian side Sevilla with a Cristiano Ronaldo brace.
  • Indeed if they win the Spanish Supercopa too, Real Madrid will have the chance to win six trophies in a single season for the first time in their history.
  • Cordoba have lost all eight previous away league games against Real Madrid, conceding at least twice in seven of these defeats.
  • Real Madrid have not lost at home to an Andalusian side in La Liga since December 2008, when they were beaten 4-3 by Sevilla.
  • If the side from Madrid win this game, they will have started consecutive campaigns with a victory against a side in Green-and-White (Real Betis last season).
  • Thanks to Cordoba’s promotion, 2014/15 will be the first season in La Liga history to see five teams from different provinces of Andalusia represented.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has scored against ever team he has faced in La Liga, with 46 of his 177 goals (26%) coming against Andalusian sides.
  • Keylor Navas, the first Costa Rican to play for Real, made a league-high 160 saves last term.
  • Angel Di Maria made more assists than any other player in the top five European leagues last season (17).
  • James Rodriguez contributed to more goals than any other midfielder in the French top-flight last term (21, nine goals and 12 assists).
  • Raul Bravo could return to the Bernabeu in this game; he played 77 league games for the Whites.