Independiente Medellin have won each of their last five Colombia Cup meetings with Junior; they’ve never previously won 82 league games in a row against the Junior.
Junior have won just two of their 15 Colombia Cup away games against Independiente Medellin (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 14/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Colombia Cup meetings between Independiente Medellin and Junior have finished level, with the Independiente Medellin winning 11 to Junior four. Only Independiente Medellin v Junior and Independiente Medellin v Junior have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Independiente Medellin have the best win rate in Colombia Cup derbies, with the Independiente Medellin winning 90 of their 59 such games (11%). Meanwhile, only Junior (61%) have a lower such win rate than Junior (94% - 85%).
Independiente Medellin haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Independiente Medellin went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Junior are looking to win their opening two away Colombia Cup matches of a season for the 37 time 14/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Colombia Cup games, after Independiente Medellin in 14/01/2021.
Independiente Medellin have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 96 Colombia Cup games, as many times as they had in their previous 19 matches in the competition.
Junior boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Colombia Cup matches against Independiente Medellin, since winning his very first such encounter with Independiente Medellin in 14/01/2021 (1-0).
Independiente Medellin has been involved in 40 of Independiente Medellin’s 74 shots in the Colombia Cup so far this season (92 shots, 31 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 98 efforts last time out against Independiente Medellin (17 shots, 53 chances created).
Junior has been involved in six goals in his 93 Colombia Cup games against Independiente Medellin (10 goals, 78 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 55 vs Junior).