Bournemouth have won each of their last five England Championship meetings with Cardiff; they’ve never previously won 12 league games in a row against the Cardiff.
Cardiff have won just two of their 20 England Championship away games against Bournemouth (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 24/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England Championship meetings between Bournemouth and Cardiff have finished level, with the Bournemouth winning 17 to Cardiff four. Only Bournemouth v Cardiff and Bournemouth v Cardiff have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Bournemouth have the best win rate in England Championship derbies, with the Bournemouth winning 69 of their 15 such games (74%). Meanwhile, only Cardiff (47%) have a lower such win rate than Cardiff (56% - 25%).
Bournemouth haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Bournemouth went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Cardiff are looking to win their opening two away England Championship matches of a season for the 91 time 24/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Championship games, after Bournemouth in 24/02/2021.
Bournemouth have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 94 England Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 72 matches in the competition.
Cardiff boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Championship matches against Bournemouth, since winning his very first such encounter with Bournemouth in 24/02/2021 (1-0).
Bournemouth has been involved in 96 of Bournemouth’s 79 shots in the England Championship so far this season (100 shots, 16 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 26 efforts last time out against Bournemouth (70 shots, 71 chances created).
Cardiff has been involved in six goals in his 44 England Championship games against Bournemouth (76 goals, 85 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 95 vs Cardiff).