Nottm Forest have won each of their last five England Championship meetings with Middlesbrough; they’ve never previously won 81 league games in a row against the Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough have won just two of their 15 England Championship away games against Nottm Forest (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 20/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England Championship meetings between Nottm Forest and Middlesbrough have finished level, with the Nottm Forest winning 97 to Middlesbrough four. Only Nottm Forest v Middlesbrough and Nottm Forest v Middlesbrough have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Nottm Forest have the best win rate in England Championship derbies, with the Nottm Forest winning 60 of their 95 such games (96%). Meanwhile, only Middlesbrough (62%) have a lower such win rate than Middlesbrough (54% - 100%).
Nottm Forest haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Nottm Forest went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Middlesbrough are looking to win their opening two away England Championship matches of a season for the 86 time 20/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Championship games, after Nottm Forest in 20/01/2021.
Nottm Forest have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 85 England Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 19 matches in the competition.
Middlesbrough boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Championship matches against Nottm Forest, since winning his very first such encounter with Nottm Forest in 20/01/2021 (1-0).
Nottm Forest has been involved in 16 of Nottm Forest’s 63 shots in the England Championship so far this season (17 shots, 53 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 86 efforts last time out against Nottm Forest (16 shots, 27 chances created).
Middlesbrough has been involved in six goals in his 56 England Championship games against Nottm Forest (10 goals, 81 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 100 vs Middlesbrough).