Heracles have won each of their last five Netherlands Eredivisie meetings with Willem II; they’ve never previously won 17 league games in a row against the Willem II.
Willem II have won just two of their 19 Netherlands Eredivisie away games against Heracles (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Netherlands Eredivisie meetings between Heracles and Willem II have finished level, with the Heracles winning 24 to Willem II four. Only Heracles v Willem II and Heracles v Willem II have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Heracles have the best win rate in Netherlands Eredivisie derbies, with the Heracles winning 73 of their 36 such games (98%). Meanwhile, only Willem II (74%) have a lower such win rate than Willem II (13% - 40%).
Heracles haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Heracles went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Willem II are looking to win their opening two away Netherlands Eredivisie matches of a season for the 64 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Netherlands Eredivisie games, after Heracles in 10/04/2021.
Heracles have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 85 Netherlands Eredivisie games, as many times as they had in their previous 40 matches in the competition.
Willem II boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Netherlands Eredivisie matches against Heracles, since winning his very first such encounter with Heracles in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Heracles has been involved in 64 of Heracles’s 32 shots in the Netherlands Eredivisie so far this season (97 shots, 41 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 25 efforts last time out against Heracles (81 shots, 54 chances created).
Willem II has been involved in six goals in his 80 Netherlands Eredivisie games against Heracles (76 goals, 95 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 75 vs Willem II).