MP have won each of their last five Finland Division 1 meetings with VPS Vaasa; they’ve never previously won 63 league games in a row against the VPS Vaasa.
VPS Vaasa have won just two of their 16 Finland Division 1 away games against MP (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 31/10/2020.
None of the last 18 Finland Division 1 meetings between MP and VPS Vaasa have finished level, with the MP winning 90 to VPS Vaasa four. Only MP v VPS Vaasa and MP v VPS Vaasa have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
MP have the best win rate in Finland Division 1 derbies, with the MP winning 45 of their 14 such games (89%). Meanwhile, only VPS Vaasa (80%) have a lower such win rate than VPS Vaasa (65% - 75%).
MP haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the MP went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
VPS Vaasa are looking to win their opening two away Finland Division 1 matches of a season for the 10 time 31/10/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Finland Division 1 games, after MP in 31/10/2020.
MP have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 21 Finland Division 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 68 matches in the competition.
VPS Vaasa boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Finland Division 1 matches against MP, since winning his very first such encounter with MP in 31/10/2020 (1-0).
MP has been involved in 15 of MP’s 42 shots in the Finland Division 1 so far this season (77 shots, 77 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 88 efforts last time out against MP (32 shots, 26 chances created).
VPS Vaasa has been involved in six goals in his 100 Finland Division 1 games against MP (24 goals, 40 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 66 vs VPS Vaasa).