FC Groningen have won each of their last five Netherlands Eredivisie meetings with Heerenveen; they’ve never previously won 51 league games in a row against the Heerenveen.
Heerenveen have won just two of their 16 Netherlands Eredivisie away games against FC Groningen (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Netherlands Eredivisie meetings between FC Groningen and Heerenveen have finished level, with the FC Groningen winning 99 to Heerenveen four. Only FC Groningen v Heerenveen and FC Groningen v Heerenveen have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
FC Groningen have the best win rate in Netherlands Eredivisie derbies, with the FC Groningen winning 41 of their 82 such games (74%). Meanwhile, only Heerenveen (25%) have a lower such win rate than Heerenveen (11% - 25%).
FC Groningen haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the FC Groningen went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Heerenveen are looking to win their opening two away Netherlands Eredivisie matches of a season for the 43 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Netherlands Eredivisie games, after FC Groningen in 11/04/2021.
FC Groningen have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 64 Netherlands Eredivisie games, as many times as they had in their previous 70 matches in the competition.
Heerenveen boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Netherlands Eredivisie matches against FC Groningen, since winning his very first such encounter with FC Groningen in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
FC Groningen has been involved in 77 of FC Groningen’s 10 shots in the Netherlands Eredivisie so far this season (11 shots, 95 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 28 efforts last time out against FC Groningen (28 shots, 43 chances created).
Heerenveen has been involved in six goals in his 28 Netherlands Eredivisie games against FC Groningen (70 goals, 87 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 70 vs Heerenveen).