Celta de Vigo
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Match Facts

  1. Celta de Vigo are winless in their last six LaLiga games against Espanyol (D5 L1). Indeed, both sides have scored at least once in each of those games.
  2. Espanyol have lost only one of their last 16 home LaLiga games against Galician teams (W11 D4), a 2-0 defeat against Celta de Vigo in September 2016.
  3. Celta de Vigo have won none of their last eight visits to Catalonia in LaLiga (D2 L6), their longest such run away from home in the competition in the 21st century.
  4. Espanyol have lost their last four LaLiga home games, failing to score in the last three under Francisco Rufete - the last time they failed to score in four or more league home games in a row was back between April and August 2017 (L4).
  5. After a streak of five consecutive LaLiga away games without a defeat (W1 D4), with four clean sheets, Celta de Vigo have lost their last two league away matches, conceding 3.5 goals per game, and could lose three in a row for the first time under Óscar García.
  6. No side has opened the scoring less frequently on home soil in LaLiga this season than Espanyol (6, level with Leganés and Osasuna). The Pericos have won just two games in which they've scored first, fewer than any other side in LaLiga this season (D2 L2).
  7. Iago Aspas has been involved in nine of Celta de Vigo's last 11 away goals in LaLiga (six goals and three assists), scoring or assisting in each of his last three appearances (two goals and one assist).
  8. Excluding own goals, Adrián Embarba has assisted three of Espanyol's last five goals at home in LaLiga, but he is yet to score a goal at RCDE Stadium for them.
  9. Francisco Rufete has lost his six LaLiga managerial games for Espanyol and could become the first of the four managers this season to fail to win a single game.
  10. Celta de Vigo’s Óscar García will face Espanyol for the first time in his LaLiga managerial career; a team where he played 60 games and scored four goals in all competitions.
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