EIF have won each of their last five Finland Division 1 meetings with AC Oulu; they’ve never previously won 11 league games in a row against the AC Oulu.
AC Oulu have won just two of their 11 Finland Division 1 away games against EIF (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 31/10/2020.
None of the last 18 Finland Division 1 meetings between EIF and AC Oulu have finished level, with the EIF winning 75 to AC Oulu four. Only EIF v AC Oulu and EIF v AC Oulu have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
EIF have the best win rate in Finland Division 1 derbies, with the EIF winning 93 of their 64 such games (63%). Meanwhile, only AC Oulu (36%) have a lower such win rate than AC Oulu (81% - 74%).
EIF haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the EIF went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
AC Oulu are looking to win their opening two away Finland Division 1 matches of a season for the 13 time 31/10/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Finland Division 1 games, after EIF in 31/10/2020.
EIF have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 49 Finland Division 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 91 matches in the competition.
AC Oulu boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Finland Division 1 matches against EIF, since winning his very first such encounter with EIF in 31/10/2020 (1-0).
EIF has been involved in 56 of EIF’s 54 shots in the Finland Division 1 so far this season (58 shots, 86 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 76 efforts last time out against EIF (69 shots, 10 chances created).
AC Oulu has been involved in six goals in his 53 Finland Division 1 games against EIF (69 goals, 40 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 78 vs AC Oulu).