• Alavés have not lost any of their last three Basque derbies against Athletic (W1 D2), their best run ever against them.
  • Athletic have not scored a goal in their last three league games against Alaves (D2 L1). Last time they scored was in May 2003 (4-2)
  • Athletic Club have won their last four La Liga games and they could equal their best run under Ernesto Valverde since his return (5, in March 2015)
  • Athletic have won 62 points in La Liga this season, their second best record after 35 games played in a single La Liga season. They won 65 points in 2013/14.
  • Alaves are unbeaten in their last four league games (W2 D2). If they do not lose this game they would equal their best streak in La Liga this season (W2 D3, in January 2017).
  • Athletic have won more points in Basque derbies than any other side this season (13).
  • Alaves have lost one of their last five Basque derbies in La Liga this term (W1 D3), and have kept a clean sheet in four of them.
  • Raul Garcia has scored 10 goals in La Liga this campaign, one short of his best total in a single season (11 for Osasuna in 2011-12).
  • Aritz Aduriz has scored against 32 of the 38 teams he has faced in La Liga (145 goals). Alaves are one of these six teams he’s not scored against so far.
  • If Athletic win, Ernesto Valverde would equal Javier Clemente as the Athletic manager with the most wins in La Liga history (102).