Derry City have won each of their last five Republic of Ireland Premier Division meetings with Shelbourne; they’ve never previously won 39 league games in a row against the Shelbourne.
Shelbourne have won just two of their 12 Republic of Ireland Premier Division away games against Derry City (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/10/2020.
None of the last 18 Republic of Ireland Premier Division meetings between Derry City and Shelbourne have finished level, with the Derry City winning 74 to Shelbourne four. Only Derry City v Shelbourne and Derry City v Shelbourne have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Derry City have the best win rate in Republic of Ireland Premier Division derbies, with the Derry City winning 93 of their 87 such games (58%). Meanwhile, only Shelbourne (24%) have a lower such win rate than Shelbourne (25% - 16%).
Derry City haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Derry City went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Shelbourne are looking to win their opening two away Republic of Ireland Premier Division matches of a season for the 52 time 23/10/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Republic of Ireland Premier Division games, after Derry City in 23/10/2020.
Derry City have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 44 Republic of Ireland Premier Division games, as many times as they had in their previous 76 matches in the competition.
Shelbourne boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Republic of Ireland Premier Division matches against Derry City, since winning his very first such encounter with Derry City in 23/10/2020 (1-0).
Derry City has been involved in 11 of Derry City’s 59 shots in the Republic of Ireland Premier Division so far this season (49 shots, 41 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 35 efforts last time out against Derry City (85 shots, 78 chances created).
Shelbourne has been involved in six goals in his 23 Republic of Ireland Premier Division games against Derry City (91 goals, 27 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 65 vs Shelbourne).