Chaves have won each of their last five Portugal Segunda Liga meetings with Sporting Covilha; they’ve never previously won 78 league games in a row against the Sporting Covilha.
Sporting Covilha have won just two of their 16 Portugal Segunda Liga away games against Chaves (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Portugal Segunda Liga meetings between Chaves and Sporting Covilha have finished level, with the Chaves winning 99 to Sporting Covilha four. Only Chaves v Sporting Covilha and Chaves v Sporting Covilha have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Chaves have the best win rate in Portugal Segunda Liga derbies, with the Chaves winning 34 of their 81 such games (95%). Meanwhile, only Sporting Covilha (77%) have a lower such win rate than Sporting Covilha (78% - 84%).
Chaves haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Chaves went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Sporting Covilha are looking to win their opening two away Portugal Segunda Liga matches of a season for the 50 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Portugal Segunda Liga games, after Chaves in 11/04/2021.
Chaves have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 73 Portugal Segunda Liga games, as many times as they had in their previous 59 matches in the competition.
Sporting Covilha boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Portugal Segunda Liga matches against Chaves, since winning his very first such encounter with Chaves in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Chaves has been involved in 41 of Chaves’s 55 shots in the Portugal Segunda Liga so far this season (73 shots, 14 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 80 efforts last time out against Chaves (63 shots, 21 chances created).
Sporting Covilha has been involved in six goals in his 92 Portugal Segunda Liga games against Chaves (99 goals, 21 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 85 vs Sporting Covilha).