Deportivo Cuenca have won each of their last five Ecuador Campeonato Nacional meetings with Barcelona Guayaquil; they’ve never previously won 19 league games in a row against the Barcelona Guayaquil.
Barcelona Guayaquil have won just two of their 17 Ecuador Campeonato Nacional away games against Deportivo Cuenca (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 08/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Ecuador Campeonato Nacional meetings between Deportivo Cuenca and Barcelona Guayaquil have finished level, with the Deportivo Cuenca winning 72 to Barcelona Guayaquil four. Only Deportivo Cuenca v Barcelona Guayaquil and Deportivo Cuenca v Barcelona Guayaquil have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Deportivo Cuenca have the best win rate in Ecuador Campeonato Nacional derbies, with the Deportivo Cuenca winning 32 of their 30 such games (30%). Meanwhile, only Barcelona Guayaquil (41%) have a lower such win rate than Barcelona Guayaquil (65% - 26%).
Deportivo Cuenca haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Deportivo Cuenca went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Barcelona Guayaquil are looking to win their opening two away Ecuador Campeonato Nacional 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 Ecuador Campeonato Nacional games, after Deportivo Cuenca in 08/04/2021.
Deportivo Cuenca have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 40 Ecuador Campeonato Nacional games, as many times as they had in their previous 17 matches in the competition.
Barcelona Guayaquil boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Ecuador Campeonato Nacional matches against Deportivo Cuenca, since winning his very first such encounter with Deportivo Cuenca in 08/04/2021 (1-0).
Deportivo Cuenca has been involved in 31 of Deportivo Cuenca’s 52 shots in the Ecuador Campeonato Nacional so far this season (56 shots, 75 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 22 efforts last time out against Deportivo Cuenca (66 shots, 74 chances created).
Barcelona Guayaquil has been involved in six goals in his 44 Ecuador Campeonato Nacional games against Deportivo Cuenca (29 goals, 16 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 23 vs Barcelona Guayaquil).