Al Ittihad Jeddah have won each of their last five Saudi Arabia Premier League meetings with Abha; they’ve never previously won 51 league games in a row against the Abha.
Abha have won just two of their 19 Saudi Arabia Premier League away games against Al Ittihad Jeddah (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 14/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Saudi Arabia Premier League meetings between Al Ittihad Jeddah and Abha have finished level, with the Al Ittihad Jeddah winning 24 to Abha four. Only Al Ittihad Jeddah v Abha and Al Ittihad Jeddah v Abha have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Al Ittihad Jeddah have the best win rate in Saudi Arabia Premier League derbies, with the Al Ittihad Jeddah winning 28 of their 80 such games (88%). Meanwhile, only Abha (74%) have a lower such win rate than Abha (61% - 100%).
Al Ittihad Jeddah haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Al Ittihad Jeddah went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Abha are looking to win their opening two away Saudi Arabia Premier League matches of a season for the 57 time 14/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Saudi Arabia Premier League games, after Al Ittihad Jeddah in 14/01/2021.
Al Ittihad Jeddah have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 89 Saudi Arabia Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 67 matches in the competition.
Abha boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Saudi Arabia Premier League matches against Al Ittihad Jeddah, since winning his very first such encounter with Al Ittihad Jeddah in 14/01/2021 (1-0).
Al Ittihad Jeddah has been involved in 36 of Al Ittihad Jeddah’s 67 shots in the Saudi Arabia Premier League so far this season (40 shots, 71 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 35 efforts last time out against Al Ittihad Jeddah (33 shots, 74 chances created).
Abha has been involved in six goals in his 19 Saudi Arabia Premier League games against Al Ittihad Jeddah (97 goals, 43 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 68 vs Abha).