Alcoyano have won each of their last five Spain Copa del Rey meetings with Athletic Bilbao; they’ve never previously won 57 league games in a row against the Athletic Bilbao.
Athletic Bilbao have won just two of their 10 Spain Copa del Rey away games against Alcoyano (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 28/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Spain Copa del Rey meetings between Alcoyano and Athletic Bilbao have finished level, with the Alcoyano winning 89 to Athletic Bilbao four. Only Alcoyano v Athletic Bilbao and Alcoyano v Athletic Bilbao have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Alcoyano have the best win rate in Spain Copa del Rey derbies, with the Alcoyano winning 70 of their 42 such games (67%). Meanwhile, only Athletic Bilbao (80%) have a lower such win rate than Athletic Bilbao (19% - 99%).
Alcoyano haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Alcoyano went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Athletic Bilbao are looking to win their opening two away Spain Copa del Rey matches of a season for the 14 time 28/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Spain Copa del Rey games, after Alcoyano in 28/01/2021.
Alcoyano have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 21 Spain Copa del Rey games, as many times as they had in their previous 50 matches in the competition.
Athletic Bilbao boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Spain Copa del Rey matches against Alcoyano, since winning his very first such encounter with Alcoyano in 28/01/2021 (1-0).
Alcoyano has been involved in 88 of Alcoyano’s 69 shots in the Spain Copa del Rey so far this season (17 shots, 14 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 58 efforts last time out against Alcoyano (68 shots, 49 chances created).
Athletic Bilbao has been involved in six goals in his 65 Spain Copa del Rey games against Alcoyano (52 goals, 21 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 56 vs Athletic Bilbao).