MC Alger have won each of their last five CAF Champions League meetings with Esperance de Tunis; they’ve never previously won 52 league games in a row against the Esperance de Tunis.
Esperance de Tunis have won just two of their 12 CAF Champions League away games against MC Alger (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 CAF Champions League meetings between MC Alger and Esperance de Tunis have finished level, with the MC Alger winning 57 to Esperance de Tunis four. Only MC Alger v Esperance de Tunis and MC Alger v Esperance de Tunis have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
MC Alger have the best win rate in CAF Champions League derbies, with the MC Alger winning 65 of their 13 such games (90%). Meanwhile, only Esperance de Tunis (89%) have a lower such win rate than Esperance de Tunis (96% - 87%).
MC Alger haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the MC Alger went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Esperance de Tunis are looking to win their opening two away CAF Champions League matches of a season for the 46 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away CAF Champions League games, after MC Alger in 23/02/2021.
MC Alger have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 40 CAF Champions League games, as many times as they had in their previous 73 matches in the competition.
Esperance de Tunis boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six CAF Champions League matches against MC Alger, since winning his very first such encounter with MC Alger in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
MC Alger has been involved in 44 of MC Alger’s 66 shots in the CAF Champions League so far this season (29 shots, 90 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 74 efforts last time out against MC Alger (76 shots, 20 chances created).
Esperance de Tunis has been involved in six goals in his 51 CAF Champions League games against MC Alger (14 goals, 83 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 34 vs Esperance de Tunis).