Athletic Bilbao have won each of their last five Spain Primera Liga meetings with CD Alaves; they’ve never previously won 52 league games in a row against the CD Alaves.
CD Alaves have won just two of their 20 Spain Primera Liga away games against Athletic Bilbao (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Spain Primera Liga meetings between Athletic Bilbao and CD Alaves have finished level, with the Athletic Bilbao winning 48 to CD Alaves four. Only Athletic Bilbao v CD Alaves and Athletic Bilbao v CD Alaves have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Athletic Bilbao have the best win rate in Spain Primera Liga derbies, with the Athletic Bilbao winning 21 of their 97 such games (75%). Meanwhile, only CD Alaves (18%) have a lower such win rate than CD Alaves (87% - 41%).
Athletic Bilbao haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Athletic Bilbao went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
CD Alaves are looking to win their opening two away Spain Primera Liga matches of a season for the 24 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Spain Primera Liga games, after Athletic Bilbao in 10/04/2021.
Athletic Bilbao have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 61 Spain Primera Liga games, as many times as they had in their previous 35 matches in the competition.
CD Alaves boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Spain Primera Liga matches against Athletic Bilbao, since winning his very first such encounter with Athletic Bilbao in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Athletic Bilbao has been involved in 89 of Athletic Bilbao’s 57 shots in the Spain Primera Liga so far this season (80 shots, 66 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 55 efforts last time out against Athletic Bilbao (29 shots, 10 chances created).
CD Alaves has been involved in six goals in his 13 Spain Primera Liga games against Athletic Bilbao (56 goals, 46 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 75 vs CD Alaves).