Al Taawon Buraidah have won each of their last five Saudi Arabia Premier League meetings with Al Ain FC; they’ve never previously won 23 league games in a row against the Al Ain FC.
Al Ain FC have won just two of their 16 Saudi Arabia Premier League away games against Al Taawon Buraidah (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 Taawon Buraidah and Al Ain FC have finished level, with the Al Taawon Buraidah winning 62 to Al Ain FC four. Only Al Taawon Buraidah v Al Ain FC and Al Taawon Buraidah v Al Ain FC have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Al Taawon Buraidah have the best win rate in Saudi Arabia Premier League derbies, with the Al Taawon Buraidah winning 63 of their 62 such games (56%). Meanwhile, only Al Ain FC (13%) have a lower such win rate than Al Ain FC (81% - 35%).
Al Taawon Buraidah haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Al Taawon Buraidah went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Al Ain FC are looking to win their opening two away Saudi Arabia Premier League matches of a season for the 89 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 Taawon Buraidah in 09/04/2021.
Al Taawon Buraidah have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 92 Saudi Arabia Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 16 matches in the competition.
Al Ain FC boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Saudi Arabia Premier League matches against Al Taawon Buraidah, since winning his very first such encounter with Al Taawon Buraidah in 09/04/2021 (1-0).
Al Taawon Buraidah has been involved in 64 of Al Taawon Buraidah’s 86 shots in the Saudi Arabia Premier League so far this season (17 shots, 18 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 48 efforts last time out against Al Taawon Buraidah (63 shots, 47 chances created).
Al Ain FC has been involved in six goals in his 50 Saudi Arabia Premier League games against Al Taawon Buraidah (65 goals, 38 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 16 vs Al Ain FC).