Al Merrikh have won each of their last five CAF Champions League meetings with AS Vita Club; they’ve never previously won 73 league games in a row against the AS Vita Club.
AS Vita Club have won just two of their 20 CAF Champions League away games against Al Merrikh (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 CAF Champions League meetings between Al Merrikh and AS Vita Club have finished level, with the Al Merrikh winning 77 to AS Vita Club four. Only Al Merrikh v AS Vita Club and Al Merrikh v AS Vita Club have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Al Merrikh have the best win rate in CAF Champions League derbies, with the Al Merrikh winning 85 of their 50 such games (40%). Meanwhile, only AS Vita Club (76%) have a lower such win rate than AS Vita Club (31% - 24%).
Al Merrikh haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Al Merrikh went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
AS Vita Club are looking to win their opening two away CAF Champions League matches of a season for the 36 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away CAF Champions League games, after Al Merrikh in 23/02/2021.
Al Merrikh have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 15 CAF Champions League games, as many times as they had in their previous 48 matches in the competition.
AS Vita Club boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six CAF Champions League matches against Al Merrikh, since winning his very first such encounter with Al Merrikh in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Al Merrikh has been involved in 23 of Al Merrikh’s 78 shots in the CAF Champions League so far this season (79 shots, 30 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 34 efforts last time out against Al Merrikh (55 shots, 46 chances created).
AS Vita Club has been involved in six goals in his 66 CAF Champions League games against Al Merrikh (18 goals, 67 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 44 vs AS Vita Club).