Real Madrid have won 10 of their last 13 visits to Celta in LaLiga (D1 L2), more than any other away side in the 21st century.
The only previous meeting between Celta de Vigo and Real Madrid on MD1 in LaLiga ended with a Galician win (3-1 in September 1955).
Real Madrid are unbeaten in their last 10 opening matches to a LaLiga season (W7 D3) – their last defeat on MD1 in the competition came against Deportivo de La Coruña in 2008/09 (2-1 at Riazor).
Celta de Vigo have only lost one of their six LaLiga home games under Fran Escriba (W4 D1), a 0-1 defeat against Real Betis in March 2019.
Real Madrid lost their last two LaLiga games of last season, their worst run in the competition with Zinédine Zidane as manager.
Celta de Vigo’s Iago Aspas has scored 10 goals in his last nine LaLiga matches, eight of them netted at Balaidos.
Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale has scored six goals in his last six LaLiga games against Celta de Vigo, including a brace in his first trip to Balaidos in January 2018.
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has scored four goals against Celta de Vigo in LaLiga, more than against any other opponent in his top-flight career (LaLiga and Bundesliga).
Celta manager Fran Escriba has not won any of his eight LaLiga games against Real Madrid (D1 L7), whilst against no other opponent has he lost more league games than versus the Whites in his managerial career (seven, level with Atletico de Madrid).