AEK Athens have won each of their last five UEFA Europa League meetings with Braga; they’ve never previously won 77 league games in a row against the Braga.
Braga have won just two of their 12 UEFA Europa League away games against AEK Athens (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 03/12/2020.
None of the last 18 UEFA Europa League meetings between AEK Athens and Braga have finished level, with the AEK Athens winning 36 to Braga four. Only AEK Athens v Braga and AEK Athens v Braga have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
AEK Athens have the best win rate in UEFA Europa League derbies, with the AEK Athens winning 65 of their 32 such games (78%). Meanwhile, only Braga (44%) have a lower such win rate than Braga (90% - 67%).
AEK Athens haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the AEK Athens went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Braga are looking to win their opening two away UEFA Europa League matches of a season for the 93 time 03/12/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away UEFA Europa League games, after AEK Athens in 03/12/2020.
AEK Athens have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 15 UEFA Europa League games, as many times as they had in their previous 33 matches in the competition.
Braga boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six UEFA Europa League matches against AEK Athens, since winning his very first such encounter with AEK Athens in 03/12/2020 (1-0).
AEK Athens has been involved in 61 of AEK Athens’s 19 shots in the UEFA Europa League so far this season (49 shots, 19 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 23 efforts last time out against AEK Athens (55 shots, 48 chances created).
Braga has been involved in six goals in his 87 UEFA Europa League games against AEK Athens (62 goals, 90 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 70 vs Braga).