Pre-game in 10 stats: Celta-Athletic

o Celta has not won in its last eleven matches against Athletic in La Liga (4 ties, 7 draws), losing its last 5 in a row.

o At Balaidos, the Galicians add 8 straight matches without defeating Athletic in league play (3 draws, 5 defeats). Its last win was in March 2003 with Lotina as manager (2-1).

o The Bilbao team hasn’t lost any of its 10 matches against Galician teams in La Liga (8 wins, 2 draws). Its last defeat was in January 2015 against Deportivo at Riazor (1-0).

o This season Athletic has only won one away match (1 win, 1 draws, 3 defeats), in August against Eibar (0-1).

o The last time the Basque team only added 11 points after the first 10 fixtures, it finished the league in seventh position (2014-15).

o Aduriz has scored in 4 of his last 6 matches against Celta in La Liga (four goals), but only one at Balaídos.

o Aritz Aduriz is the Spanish player who has scored the most goals in La Liga throughout the year 2017 (14 goals); Iago Aspas, is second behind him (13 goals).

o Maxi Gómez has scored 5 of Celta’s 7 goals at Balaídos in this season’s league tournament.

o Iago Aspas has yet to score at Balaídos this season. The last time he did was against a Basque team last season (Real Sociedad).

o The only time that Gil Manzano refereed a league match between these two teams was in the opening ceremony San Mamés (3-2 in favor of the Bilbao team on September 16th, 2013).