• Elche are unbeaten in nine home league meetings with Athletic, winning six and drawing three.
  • Across grounds, Elche have lost just one of their last seven against the Red-and-Whites (W3 D3), keeping four clean sheets in the process.
  • Elche have won their last three league games against Basque sides.
  • Athletic, meanwhile, have only lost one of their last seven visits to the Comunitat Valenciana (W2 D4).
  • Elche have won their last two home league games; they have not won three in a row in La Liga since November 1977.
  • The Basque side, who have drawn their last three league games, have not drawn four in a row since December 1999.
  • Jonathas has participated in 57.6% of Elche’s league goals this season (12 goals, seven assists).
  • Aritz Aduriz has scored more goals than any other Spanish player in the top five European leagues in the year 2015 (11).
  • Athletic have earned just two points from losing positions all season; a league-low.