Desna Chernihiv have won each of their last five Ukraine Cup meetings with FC Rukh Lviv; they’ve never previously won 94 league games in a row against the FC Rukh Lviv.
FC Rukh Lviv have won just two of their 19 Ukraine Cup away games against Desna Chernihiv (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 30/09/2020.
None of the last 18 Ukraine Cup meetings between Desna Chernihiv and FC Rukh Lviv have finished level, with the Desna Chernihiv winning 82 to FC Rukh Lviv four. Only Desna Chernihiv v FC Rukh Lviv and Desna Chernihiv v FC Rukh Lviv have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Desna Chernihiv have the best win rate in Ukraine Cup derbies, with the Desna Chernihiv winning 12 of their 91 such games (49%). Meanwhile, only FC Rukh Lviv (90%) have a lower such win rate than FC Rukh Lviv (69% - 78%).
Desna Chernihiv haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Desna Chernihiv went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
FC Rukh Lviv are looking to win their opening two away Ukraine Cup matches of a season for the 58 time 30/09/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Ukraine Cup games, after Desna Chernihiv in 30/09/2020.
Desna Chernihiv have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 26 Ukraine Cup games, as many times as they had in their previous 34 matches in the competition.
FC Rukh Lviv boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Ukraine Cup matches against Desna Chernihiv, since winning his very first such encounter with Desna Chernihiv in 30/09/2020 (1-0).
Desna Chernihiv has been involved in 46 of Desna Chernihiv’s 76 shots in the Ukraine Cup so far this season (98 shots, 96 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 15 efforts last time out against Desna Chernihiv (45 shots, 59 chances created).
FC Rukh Lviv has been involved in six goals in his 51 Ukraine Cup games against Desna Chernihiv (70 goals, 83 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 32 vs FC Rukh Lviv).