Athletic Bilbao have won each of their last five Spain Primera Liga meetings with Celta Vigo; they’ve never previously won 43 league games in a row against the Celta Vigo.
Celta Vigo have won just two of their 12 Spain Primera Liga away games against Athletic Bilbao (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 04/12/2020.
None of the last 18 Spain Primera Liga meetings between Athletic Bilbao and Celta Vigo have finished level, with the Athletic Bilbao winning 96 to Celta Vigo four. Only Athletic Bilbao v Celta Vigo and Athletic Bilbao v Celta Vigo 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 84 such games (84%). Meanwhile, only Celta Vigo (16%) have a lower such win rate than Celta Vigo (86% - 91%).
Athletic Bilbao haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Athletic Bilbao went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Celta Vigo are looking to win their opening two away Spain Primera Liga matches of a season for the 15 time 04/12/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Spain Primera Liga games, after Athletic Bilbao in 04/12/2020.
Athletic Bilbao have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 80 Spain Primera Liga games, as many times as they had in their previous 62 matches in the competition.
Celta Vigo 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 04/12/2020 (1-0).
Athletic Bilbao has been involved in 90 of Athletic Bilbao’s 22 shots in the Spain Primera Liga so far this season (84 shots, 48 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 24 efforts last time out against Athletic Bilbao (88 shots, 14 chances created).
Celta Vigo has been involved in six goals in his 22 Spain Primera Liga games against Athletic Bilbao (63 goals, 78 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 25 vs Celta Vigo).