Charleroi have won each of their last five Belgium First Division A meetings with KV Mechelen; they’ve never previously won 55 league games in a row against the KV Mechelen.
KV Mechelen have won just two of their 15 Belgium First Division A away games against Charleroi (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Belgium First Division A meetings between Charleroi and KV Mechelen have finished level, with the Charleroi winning 55 to KV Mechelen four. Only Charleroi v KV Mechelen and Charleroi v KV Mechelen have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Charleroi have the best win rate in Belgium First Division A derbies, with the Charleroi winning 11 of their 30 such games (51%). Meanwhile, only KV Mechelen (11%) have a lower such win rate than KV Mechelen (93% - 76%).
Charleroi haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Charleroi went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
KV Mechelen are looking to win their opening two away Belgium First Division A matches of a season for the 19 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Belgium First Division A games, after Charleroi in 16/01/2021.
Charleroi have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 62 Belgium First Division A games, as many times as they had in their previous 12 matches in the competition.
KV Mechelen boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Belgium First Division A matches against Charleroi, since winning his very first such encounter with Charleroi in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Charleroi has been involved in 90 of Charleroi’s 68 shots in the Belgium First Division A so far this season (54 shots, 60 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 63 efforts last time out against Charleroi (34 shots, 18 chances created).
KV Mechelen has been involved in six goals in his 45 Belgium First Division A games against Charleroi (66 goals, 91 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 32 vs KV Mechelen).