MiPK have won each of their last five Finland Kakkonen Group A meetings with PEPO; they’ve never previously won 74 league games in a row against the PEPO.
PEPO have won just two of their 18 Finland Kakkonen Group A away games against MiPK (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 17/09/2020.
None of the last 18 Finland Kakkonen Group A meetings between MiPK and PEPO have finished level, with the MiPK winning 73 to PEPO four. Only MiPK v PEPO and MiPK v PEPO have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
MiPK have the best win rate in Finland Kakkonen Group A derbies, with the MiPK winning 79 of their 91 such games (48%). Meanwhile, only PEPO (92%) have a lower such win rate than PEPO (51% - 31%).
MiPK haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the MiPK went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
PEPO are looking to win their opening two away Finland Kakkonen Group A matches of a season for the 97 time 17/09/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Finland Kakkonen Group A games, after MiPK in 17/09/2020.
MiPK have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 18 Finland Kakkonen Group A games, as many times as they had in their previous 45 matches in the competition.
PEPO boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Finland Kakkonen Group A matches against MiPK, since winning his very first such encounter with MiPK in 17/09/2020 (1-0).
MiPK has been involved in 51 of MiPK’s 54 shots in the Finland Kakkonen Group A so far this season (89 shots, 95 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 69 efforts last time out against MiPK (64 shots, 29 chances created).
PEPO has been involved in six goals in his 24 Finland Kakkonen Group A games against MiPK (12 goals, 63 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 23 vs PEPO).