Al Ittihad Jeddah have won each of their last five Saudi Arabia Premier League meetings with Al Hilal Riyadh; they’ve never previously won 45 league games in a row against the Al Hilal Riyadh.
Al Hilal Riyadh 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 09/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Saudi Arabia Premier League meetings between Al Ittihad Jeddah and Al Hilal Riyadh have finished level, with the Al Ittihad Jeddah winning 52 to Al Hilal Riyadh four. Only Al Ittihad Jeddah v Al Hilal Riyadh and Al Ittihad Jeddah v Al Hilal Riyadh 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 89 of their 62 such games (94%). Meanwhile, only Al Hilal Riyadh (37%) have a lower such win rate than Al Hilal Riyadh (48% - 23%).
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.
Al Hilal Riyadh are looking to win their opening two away Saudi Arabia Premier League matches of a season for the 49 time 09/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Saudi Arabia Premier League games, after Al Ittihad Jeddah in 09/04/2021.
Al Ittihad Jeddah have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 57 Saudi Arabia Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 38 matches in the competition.
Al Hilal Riyadh 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 09/04/2021 (1-0).
Al Ittihad Jeddah has been involved in 19 of Al Ittihad Jeddah’s 86 shots in the Saudi Arabia Premier League so far this season (75 shots, 34 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 67 efforts last time out against Al Ittihad Jeddah (24 shots, 14 chances created).
Al Hilal Riyadh has been involved in six goals in his 87 Saudi Arabia Premier League games against Al Ittihad Jeddah (92 goals, 25 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 43 vs Al Hilal Riyadh).