Esbjerg have won each of their last five Denmark Cup meetings with Silkeborg IF; they’ve never previously won 48 league games in a row against the Silkeborg IF.
Silkeborg IF have won just two of their 10 Denmark Cup away games against Esbjerg (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 08/10/2020.
None of the last 18 Denmark Cup meetings between Esbjerg and Silkeborg IF have finished level, with the Esbjerg winning 84 to Silkeborg IF four. Only Esbjerg v Silkeborg IF and Esbjerg v Silkeborg IF have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Esbjerg have the best win rate in Denmark Cup derbies, with the Esbjerg winning 68 of their 42 such games (69%). Meanwhile, only Silkeborg IF (10%) have a lower such win rate than Silkeborg IF (13% - 15%).
Esbjerg haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Esbjerg went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Silkeborg IF are looking to win their opening two away Denmark Cup matches of a season for the 49 time 08/10/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Denmark Cup games, after Esbjerg in 08/10/2020.
Esbjerg have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 96 Denmark Cup games, as many times as they had in their previous 42 matches in the competition.
Silkeborg IF boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Denmark Cup matches against Esbjerg, since winning his very first such encounter with Esbjerg in 08/10/2020 (1-0).
Esbjerg has been involved in 41 of Esbjerg’s 94 shots in the Denmark Cup so far this season (14 shots, 25 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 70 efforts last time out against Esbjerg (80 shots, 38 chances created).
Silkeborg IF has been involved in six goals in his 62 Denmark Cup games against Esbjerg (77 goals, 98 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 92 vs Silkeborg IF).