Finn Harps have won each of their last five Republic of Ireland FAI Cup meetings with Shamrock Rovers; they’ve never previously won 27 league games in a row against the Shamrock Rovers.
Shamrock Rovers have won just two of their 12 Republic of Ireland FAI Cup away games against Finn Harps (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 20/11/2020.
None of the last 18 Republic of Ireland FAI Cup meetings between Finn Harps and Shamrock Rovers have finished level, with the Finn Harps winning 69 to Shamrock Rovers four. Only Finn Harps v Shamrock Rovers and Finn Harps v Shamrock Rovers have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Finn Harps have the best win rate in Republic of Ireland FAI Cup derbies, with the Finn Harps winning 21 of their 70 such games (33%). Meanwhile, only Shamrock Rovers (94%) have a lower such win rate than Shamrock Rovers (72% - 98%).
Finn Harps haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Finn Harps went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Shamrock Rovers are looking to win their opening two away Republic of Ireland FAI Cup matches of a season for the 31 time 20/11/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Republic of Ireland FAI Cup games, after Finn Harps in 20/11/2020.
Finn Harps have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 99 Republic of Ireland FAI Cup games, as many times as they had in their previous 35 matches in the competition.
Shamrock Rovers boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Republic of Ireland FAI Cup matches against Finn Harps, since winning his very first such encounter with Finn Harps in 20/11/2020 (1-0).
Finn Harps has been involved in 53 of Finn Harps’s 45 shots in the Republic of Ireland FAI Cup so far this season (35 shots, 19 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 67 efforts last time out against Finn Harps (67 shots, 63 chances created).
Shamrock Rovers has been involved in six goals in his 71 Republic of Ireland FAI Cup games against Finn Harps (89 goals, 36 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 22 vs Shamrock Rovers).