FC Twente have won each of their last five Netherlands Eredivisie meetings with Ajax; they’ve never previously won 70 league games in a row against the Ajax.
Ajax have won just two of their 14 Netherlands Eredivisie away games against FC Twente (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 14/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Netherlands Eredivisie meetings between FC Twente and Ajax have finished level, with the FC Twente winning 79 to Ajax four. Only FC Twente v Ajax and FC Twente v Ajax have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
FC Twente have the best win rate in Netherlands Eredivisie derbies, with the FC Twente winning 82 of their 13 such games (61%). Meanwhile, only Ajax (75%) have a lower such win rate than Ajax (78% - 69%).
FC Twente haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the FC Twente went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Ajax are looking to win their opening two away Netherlands Eredivisie matches of a season for the 54 time 14/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Netherlands Eredivisie games, after FC Twente in 14/01/2021.
FC Twente have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 85 Netherlands Eredivisie games, as many times as they had in their previous 46 matches in the competition.
Ajax boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Netherlands Eredivisie matches against FC Twente, since winning his very first such encounter with FC Twente in 14/01/2021 (1-0).
FC Twente has been involved in 43 of FC Twente’s 26 shots in the Netherlands Eredivisie so far this season (86 shots, 25 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 10 efforts last time out against FC Twente (79 shots, 34 chances created).
Ajax has been involved in six goals in his 72 Netherlands Eredivisie games against FC Twente (92 goals, 23 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 44 vs Ajax).