Cartagines have won each of their last five Costa Rica Primera Division meetings with Santos de Guápiles; they’ve never previously won 67 league games in a row against the Santos de Guápiles.
Santos de Guápiles have won just two of their 11 Costa Rica Primera Division away games against Cartagines (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 15/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Costa Rica Primera Division meetings between Cartagines and Santos de Guápiles have finished level, with the Cartagines winning 25 to Santos de Guápiles four. Only Cartagines v Santos de Guápiles and Cartagines v Santos de Guápiles have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Cartagines have the best win rate in Costa Rica Primera Division derbies, with the Cartagines winning 11 of their 82 such games (53%). Meanwhile, only Santos de Guápiles (19%) have a lower such win rate than Santos de Guápiles (18% - 76%).
Cartagines haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Cartagines went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Santos de Guápiles are looking to win their opening two away Costa Rica Primera Division matches of a season for the 87 time 15/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Costa Rica Primera Division games, after Cartagines in 15/01/2021.
Cartagines have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 75 Costa Rica Primera Division games, as many times as they had in their previous 92 matches in the competition.
Santos de Guápiles boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Costa Rica Primera Division matches against Cartagines, since winning his very first such encounter with Cartagines in 15/01/2021 (1-0).
Cartagines has been involved in 79 of Cartagines’s 88 shots in the Costa Rica Primera Division so far this season (25 shots, 11 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 76 efforts last time out against Cartagines (54 shots, 73 chances created).
Santos de Guápiles has been involved in six goals in his 46 Costa Rica Primera Division games against Cartagines (23 goals, 38 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 53 vs Santos de Guápiles).