What You Need to Know
Eibar’s 3-0 win in their last meeting with Real Madrid at Ipurua in Novermber 2018 is their only home win against them in all competitions (W1 D1 L4).
Real Madrid have lost four of their last seven matches against Basques sides in LaLiga (W3), as many as in their previous 64 against them in the top-flight (W52 D8 L4).
Eibar have won their last two matches in LaLiga, both by the same scoreline (2-1) – the last time they won three games in a row in the competition was between December 2017 and January 2018 (also three).
Since Zinédine Zidane’s return, Real Madrid have only won two of their 10 away games in LaLiga (W2 D4 L4), compared to his first 10 away games in charge in which he won eight of those matches (W8 D2).
Three of Eibar’s last four goals in LaLiga have been headers – just three of their previous 25 in the competition had been scored in this way.
Real Madrid have failed to score in eight LaLiga matches in 2019 (D3 L5) and they could fail to score in nine in the same calendar year since1995 (10 – D6 L4).
Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema has been directly involved in seven goals in his eight LaLiga games against Eibar (five goals and two assists), including a brace in his last match against them in the competition in April 2019.
Fabián Orellana has been directly involved in five of Eibar’s last six goals in LaLiga (three goals and two assists). The Chilean has recorded his best seasonal goal tally for Eibar (four goals), surpassing each of his last two (three in each).
Eibar manager José Luis Mendilibar has only won two of his 19 matches against Real Madrid in LaLiga (D3 L14) and the Whites are the only side to have scored seven goals in different LaLiga games against him (7-0 with Valladolid in 2008 and 7-1 for Osasuna in 2011).