Longford Town have won each of their last five Republic of Ireland Premier Division meetings with Drogheda United; they’ve never previously won 86 league games in a row against the Drogheda United.
Drogheda United have won just two of their 20 Republic of Ireland Premier Division away games against Longford Town (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Republic of Ireland Premier Division meetings between Longford Town and Drogheda United have finished level, with the Longford Town winning 16 to Drogheda United four. Only Longford Town v Drogheda United and Longford Town v Drogheda United have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Longford Town have the best win rate in Republic of Ireland Premier Division derbies, with the Longford Town winning 41 of their 70 such games (90%). Meanwhile, only Drogheda United (96%) have a lower such win rate than Drogheda United (97% - 48%).
Longford Town haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Longford Town went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Drogheda United are looking to win their opening two away Republic of Ireland Premier Division matches of a season for the 13 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Republic of Ireland Premier Division games, after Longford Town in 10/04/2021.
Longford Town have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 62 Republic of Ireland Premier Division games, as many times as they had in their previous 99 matches in the competition.
Drogheda United boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Republic of Ireland Premier Division matches against Longford Town, since winning his very first such encounter with Longford Town in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Longford Town has been involved in 55 of Longford Town’s 58 shots in the Republic of Ireland Premier Division so far this season (52 shots, 60 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 97 efforts last time out against Longford Town (45 shots, 41 chances created).
Drogheda United has been involved in six goals in his 44 Republic of Ireland Premier Division games against Longford Town (28 goals, 87 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 70 vs Drogheda United).