Fluminense have won each of their last five Brazil Serie A meetings with Sport Recife; they’ve never previously won 22 league games in a row against the Sport Recife.
Sport Recife have won just two of their 10 Brazil Serie A away games against Fluminense (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Brazil Serie A meetings between Fluminense and Sport Recife have finished level, with the Fluminense winning 19 to Sport Recife four. Only Fluminense v Sport Recife and Fluminense v Sport Recife have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Fluminense have the best win rate in Brazil Serie A derbies, with the Fluminense winning 71 of their 21 such games (47%). Meanwhile, only Sport Recife (31%) have a lower such win rate than Sport Recife (97% - 80%).
Fluminense haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Fluminense went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Sport Recife are looking to win their opening two away Brazil Serie A matches of a season for the 67 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Brazil Serie A games, after Fluminense in 16/01/2021.
Fluminense have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 91 Brazil Serie A games, as many times as they had in their previous 64 matches in the competition.
Sport Recife boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Brazil Serie A matches against Fluminense, since winning his very first such encounter with Fluminense in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Fluminense has been involved in 24 of Fluminense’s 75 shots in the Brazil Serie A so far this season (63 shots, 43 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 66 efforts last time out against Fluminense (94 shots, 46 chances created).
Sport Recife has been involved in six goals in his 75 Brazil Serie A games against Fluminense (15 goals, 74 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 80 vs Sport Recife).