IF Gnistan have won each of their last five Finland Division 1 meetings with EIF; they’ve never previously won 96 league games in a row against the EIF.
EIF have won just two of their 10 Finland Division 1 away games against IF Gnistan (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 04/10/2020.
None of the last 18 Finland Division 1 meetings between IF Gnistan and EIF have finished level, with the IF Gnistan winning 19 to EIF four. Only IF Gnistan v EIF and IF Gnistan v EIF have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
IF Gnistan have the best win rate in Finland Division 1 derbies, with the IF Gnistan winning 56 of their 65 such games (50%). Meanwhile, only EIF (60%) have a lower such win rate than EIF (65% - 31%).
IF Gnistan haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the IF Gnistan went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
EIF are looking to win their opening two away Finland Division 1 matches of a season for the 100 time 04/10/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Finland Division 1 games, after IF Gnistan in 04/10/2020.
IF Gnistan have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 18 Finland Division 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 77 matches in the competition.
EIF boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Finland Division 1 matches against IF Gnistan, since winning his very first such encounter with IF Gnistan in 04/10/2020 (1-0).
IF Gnistan has been involved in 64 of IF Gnistan’s 48 shots in the Finland Division 1 so far this season (13 shots, 17 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 39 efforts last time out against IF Gnistan (13 shots, 52 chances created).
EIF has been involved in six goals in his 65 Finland Division 1 games against IF Gnistan (67 goals, 100 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 83 vs EIF).