Newport County have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Salford City; they’ve never previously won 33 league games in a row against the Salford City.
Salford City have won just two of their 19 England League 2 away games against Newport County (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Newport County and Salford City have finished level, with the Newport County winning 75 to Salford City four. Only Newport County v Salford City and Newport County v Salford City have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Newport County have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Newport County winning 99 of their 96 such games (94%). Meanwhile, only Salford City (73%) have a lower such win rate than Salford City (36% - 69%).
Newport County haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Newport County went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Salford City are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 39 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Newport County in 16/01/2021.
Newport County have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 65 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 62 matches in the competition.
Salford City boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Newport County, since winning his very first such encounter with Newport County in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Newport County has been involved in 88 of Newport County’s 98 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (78 shots, 35 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 48 efforts last time out against Newport County (38 shots, 47 chances created).
Salford City has been involved in six goals in his 49 England League 2 games against Newport County (49 goals, 82 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 99 vs Salford City).