• Sevilla have won their last four league meetings with Rayo Vallecano, a run that coincides with Unai Emery joining the club.
  • Sevilla have drawn their last two league games; they have not drawn three in a row since October 2003 (four).
  • Rayo have conceded six goals in two of their last three away league games.
  • Sevilla have already equalled their points total from the whole of last season (63).
  • Sevilla need just one more victory to guarantee a European spot for next term.
  • If Rayo win this game, they will be mathematically guaranteed to play in La Liga for a fifth consecutive season (next term) for the first time in their history.
  • Sevilla are unbeaten in 24 home league games (W17 D7); the longest current run in La Liga.
  • Carlos Bacca scored his first La Liga goals against Rayo Vallecano when he netted the first of his so far five top-flight braces.
  • Miku, who scored his first goal since September 2013 last weekend, has scored more goals against Sevilla than any other La Liga side (4).