Real Madrid have won each of their last five Spain Super Cup meetings with Athletic Bilbao; they’ve never previously won 27 league games in a row against the Athletic Bilbao.
Athletic Bilbao have won just two of their 14 Spain Super Cup away games against Real Madrid (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 14/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Spain Super Cup meetings between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao have finished level, with the Real Madrid winning 49 to Athletic Bilbao four. Only Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Real Madrid have the best win rate in Spain Super Cup derbies, with the Real Madrid winning 79 of their 91 such games (32%). Meanwhile, only Athletic Bilbao (56%) have a lower such win rate than Athletic Bilbao (50% - 42%).
Real Madrid haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Real Madrid went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Athletic Bilbao are looking to win their opening two away Spain Super Cup matches of a season for the 37 time 14/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Spain Super Cup games, after Real Madrid in 14/01/2021.
Real Madrid have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 72 Spain Super Cup games, as many times as they had in their previous 98 matches in the competition.
Athletic Bilbao boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Spain Super Cup matches against Real Madrid, since winning his very first such encounter with Real Madrid in 14/01/2021 (1-0).
Real Madrid has been involved in 88 of Real Madrid’s 62 shots in the Spain Super Cup so far this season (23 shots, 99 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 74 efforts last time out against Real Madrid (57 shots, 21 chances created).
Athletic Bilbao has been involved in six goals in his 50 Spain Super Cup games against Real Madrid (45 goals, 58 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 54 vs Athletic Bilbao).