Criciuma have won each of their last five Brazil Copa do Brasil meetings with Ponte Preta; they’ve never previously won 37 league games in a row against the Ponte Preta.
Ponte Preta have won just two of their 19 Brazil Copa do Brasil away games against Criciuma (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 08/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Brazil Copa do Brasil meetings between Criciuma and Ponte Preta have finished level, with the Criciuma winning 23 to Ponte Preta four. Only Criciuma v Ponte Preta and Criciuma v Ponte Preta have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Criciuma have the best win rate in Brazil Copa do Brasil derbies, with the Criciuma winning 88 of their 36 such games (61%). Meanwhile, only Ponte Preta (55%) have a lower such win rate than Ponte Preta (62% - 45%).
Criciuma haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Criciuma went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Ponte Preta are looking to win their opening two away Brazil Copa do Brasil matches of a season for the 40 time 08/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Brazil Copa do Brasil games, after Criciuma in 08/04/2021.
Criciuma have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 56 Brazil Copa do Brasil games, as many times as they had in their previous 56 matches in the competition.
Ponte Preta boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Brazil Copa do Brasil matches against Criciuma, since winning his very first such encounter with Criciuma in 08/04/2021 (1-0).
Criciuma has been involved in 17 of Criciuma’s 11 shots in the Brazil Copa do Brasil so far this season (92 shots, 36 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 57 efforts last time out against Criciuma (45 shots, 81 chances created).
Ponte Preta has been involved in six goals in his 24 Brazil Copa do Brasil games against Criciuma (58 goals, 42 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 12 vs Ponte Preta).