Athletico Paranaense have won each of their last five Brazil Serie A meetings with Sport Recife; they’ve never previously won 42 league games in a row against the Sport Recife.
Sport Recife have won just two of their 17 Brazil Serie A away games against Athletico Paranaense (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 26/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Brazil Serie A meetings between Athletico Paranaense and Sport Recife have finished level, with the Athletico Paranaense winning 96 to Sport Recife four. Only Athletico Paranaense v Sport Recife and Athletico Paranaense v Sport Recife have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Athletico Paranaense have the best win rate in Brazil Serie A derbies, with the Athletico Paranaense winning 33 of their 67 such games (64%). Meanwhile, only Sport Recife (57%) have a lower such win rate than Sport Recife (52% - 69%).
Athletico Paranaense haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Athletico Paranaense went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Sport Recife are looking to win their opening two away Brazil Serie A matches of a season for the 61 time 26/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Brazil Serie A games, after Athletico Paranaense in 26/02/2021.
Athletico Paranaense have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 59 Brazil Serie A games, as many times as they had in their previous 91 matches in the competition.
Sport Recife boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Brazil Serie A matches against Athletico Paranaense, since winning his very first such encounter with Athletico Paranaense in 26/02/2021 (1-0).
Athletico Paranaense has been involved in 10 of Athletico Paranaense’s 59 shots in the Brazil Serie A so far this season (27 shots, 34 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 51 efforts last time out against Athletico Paranaense (53 shots, 18 chances created).
Sport Recife has been involved in six goals in his 68 Brazil Serie A games against Athletico Paranaense (42 goals, 28 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 59 vs Sport Recife).