Lokomotiv Plovdiv have won each of their last five Bulgaria First League meetings with Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo; they’ve never previously won 37 league games in a row against the Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo.
Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo have won just two of their 20 Bulgaria First League away games against Lokomotiv Plovdiv (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 26/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Bulgaria First League meetings between Lokomotiv Plovdiv and Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo have finished level, with the Lokomotiv Plovdiv winning 82 to Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo four. Only Lokomotiv Plovdiv v Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo and Lokomotiv Plovdiv v Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Lokomotiv Plovdiv have the best win rate in Bulgaria First League derbies, with the Lokomotiv Plovdiv winning 25 of their 13 such games (92%). Meanwhile, only Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo (27%) have a lower such win rate than Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo (31% - 77%).
Lokomotiv Plovdiv haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Lokomotiv Plovdiv went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo are looking to win their opening two away Bulgaria First League matches of a season for the 42 time 26/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Bulgaria First League games, after Lokomotiv Plovdiv in 26/02/2021.
Lokomotiv Plovdiv have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 18 Bulgaria First League games, as many times as they had in their previous 25 matches in the competition.
Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Bulgaria First League matches against Lokomotiv Plovdiv, since winning his very first such encounter with Lokomotiv Plovdiv in 26/02/2021 (1-0).
Lokomotiv Plovdiv has been involved in 66 of Lokomotiv Plovdiv’s 54 shots in the Bulgaria First League so far this season (27 shots, 91 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 Lokomotiv Plovdiv (14 shots, 97 chances created).
Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo has been involved in six goals in his 59 Bulgaria First League games against Lokomotiv Plovdiv (13 goals, 19 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 23 vs Etar 1924 Veliko Tarnovo).