Braga have won each of their last five Portugal Primeira Liga meetings with Belenenses; they’ve never previously won 53 league games in a row against the Belenenses.
Belenenses have won just two of their 17 Portugal Primeira Liga away games against Braga (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Portugal Primeira Liga meetings between Braga and Belenenses have finished level, with the Braga winning 42 to Belenenses four. Only Braga v Belenenses and Braga v Belenenses have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Braga have the best win rate in Portugal Primeira Liga derbies, with the Braga winning 68 of their 35 such games (53%). Meanwhile, only Belenenses (80%) have a lower such win rate than Belenenses (26% - 91%).
Braga haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Braga went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Belenenses are looking to win their opening two away Portugal Primeira Liga matches of a season for the 65 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Portugal Primeira Liga games, after Braga in 11/04/2021.
Braga have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 10 Portugal Primeira Liga games, as many times as they had in their previous 17 matches in the competition.
Belenenses boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Portugal Primeira Liga matches against Braga, since winning his very first such encounter with Braga in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Braga has been involved in 46 of Braga’s 95 shots in the Portugal Primeira Liga so far this season (58 shots, 32 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 44 efforts last time out against Braga (65 shots, 93 chances created).
Belenenses has been involved in six goals in his 20 Portugal Primeira Liga games against Braga (10 goals, 71 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 58 vs Belenenses).