NK Celje have won each of their last five UEFA Champions League Qualifying meetings with Molde; they’ve never previously won 11 league games in a row against the Molde.
Molde have won just two of their 13 UEFA Champions League Qualifying away games against NK Celje (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 26/08/2020.
None of the last 18 UEFA Champions League Qualifying meetings between NK Celje and Molde have finished level, with the NK Celje winning 33 to Molde four. Only NK Celje v Molde and NK Celje v Molde have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
NK Celje have the best win rate in UEFA Champions League Qualifying derbies, with the NK Celje winning 74 of their 17 such games (42%). Meanwhile, only Molde (90%) have a lower such win rate than Molde (11% - 12%).
NK Celje haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the NK Celje went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Molde are looking to win their opening two away UEFA Champions League Qualifying matches of a season for the 98 time 26/08/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away UEFA Champions League Qualifying games, after NK Celje in 26/08/2020.
NK Celje have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 16 UEFA Champions League Qualifying games, as many times as they had in their previous 39 matches in the competition.
Molde boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six UEFA Champions League Qualifying matches against NK Celje, since winning his very first such encounter with NK Celje in 26/08/2020 (1-0).
NK Celje has been involved in 25 of NK Celje’s 13 shots in the UEFA Champions League Qualifying so far this season (92 shots, 73 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 78 efforts last time out against NK Celje (24 shots, 87 chances created).
Molde has been involved in six goals in his 40 UEFA Champions League Qualifying games against NK Celje (84 goals, 30 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 18 vs Molde).