Lokomotiv Moscow have won each of their last five Russia Premier League meetings with Spartak Moscow; they’ve never previously won 45 league games in a row against the Spartak Moscow.
Spartak Moscow have won just two of their 20 Russia Premier League away games against Lokomotiv Moscow (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Russia Premier League meetings between Lokomotiv Moscow and Spartak Moscow have finished level, with the Lokomotiv Moscow winning 59 to Spartak Moscow four. Only Lokomotiv Moscow v Spartak Moscow and Lokomotiv Moscow v Spartak Moscow have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Lokomotiv Moscow have the best win rate in Russia Premier League derbies, with the Lokomotiv Moscow winning 69 of their 21 such games (33%). Meanwhile, only Spartak Moscow (97%) have a lower such win rate than Spartak Moscow (100% - 54%).
Lokomotiv Moscow haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Lokomotiv Moscow went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Spartak Moscow are looking to win their opening two away Russia Premier League matches of a season for the 76 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Russia Premier League games, after Lokomotiv Moscow in 11/04/2021.
Lokomotiv Moscow have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 69 Russia Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 20 matches in the competition.
Spartak Moscow boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Russia Premier League matches against Lokomotiv Moscow, since winning his very first such encounter with Lokomotiv Moscow in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Lokomotiv Moscow has been involved in 66 of Lokomotiv Moscow’s 90 shots in the Russia Premier League so far this season (17 shots, 88 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 71 efforts last time out against Lokomotiv Moscow (78 shots, 77 chances created).
Spartak Moscow has been involved in six goals in his 86 Russia Premier League games against Lokomotiv Moscow (46 goals, 25 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 68 vs Spartak Moscow).