• Atletico have won five consecutive league meetings with Elche, their best record against them in the top-flight.
  • In the three clashes between the side under the tutelage of Simeone and Escriba, Atletico have always won 2-0.
  • Elche have only won two of their 46 Primera trips to Madrid (D8 L36) with both coming against Rayo Vallecano.
  • Atleti have only lost one of their last 36 home league games (D7) though that did come against a side from the Comunidad Valenciana (Villarreal).
  • The Mattress Makers have scored exactly twice in each of their last five league games, keeping three clean sheets.
  • Jonathas has won more points with his goals than any other player this term (14) while Griezmann is joint-second with Aduriz (12).
  • Elche have only lost one of their last five away from the Martinez Valero (W2 D2).
  • Atletico have made fewer saves than any other side in the competition this season (55) while only Barcelona (79) have faced fewer shots on target than they have (80).
  • Elche have conceded seven penalty goals this term; a joint-high with Sevilla.