Valencia have won each of their last five Spain Primera Liga meetings with Real Sociedad; they’ve never previously won 77 league games in a row against the Real Sociedad.
Real Sociedad have won just two of their 10 Spain Primera Liga away games against Valencia (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Spain Primera Liga meetings between Valencia and Real Sociedad have finished level, with the Valencia winning 19 to Real Sociedad four. Only Valencia v Real Sociedad and Valencia v Real Sociedad have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Valencia have the best win rate in Spain Primera Liga derbies, with the Valencia winning 48 of their 31 such games (80%). Meanwhile, only Real Sociedad (77%) have a lower such win rate than Real Sociedad (35% - 34%).
Valencia haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Valencia went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Real Sociedad are looking to win their opening two away Spain Primera Liga matches of a season for the 25 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Spain Primera Liga games, after Valencia in 11/04/2021.
Valencia have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 19 Spain Primera Liga games, as many times as they had in their previous 56 matches in the competition.
Real Sociedad boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Spain Primera Liga matches against Valencia, since winning his very first such encounter with Valencia in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Valencia has been involved in 17 of Valencia’s 45 shots in the Spain Primera Liga so far this season (41 shots, 20 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 51 efforts last time out against Valencia (16 shots, 33 chances created).
Real Sociedad has been involved in six goals in his 50 Spain Primera Liga games against Valencia (48 goals, 13 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 52 vs Real Sociedad).