Omonia Nicosia have won each of their last five UEFA Champions League Qualifying meetings with Red Star Belgrade; they’ve never previously won 79 league games in a row against the Red Star Belgrade.
Red Star Belgrade have won just two of their 17 UEFA Champions League Qualifying away games against Omonia Nicosia (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/09/2020.
None of the last 18 UEFA Champions League Qualifying meetings between Omonia Nicosia and Red Star Belgrade have finished level, with the Omonia Nicosia winning 51 to Red Star Belgrade four. Only Omonia Nicosia v Red Star Belgrade and Omonia Nicosia v Red Star Belgrade have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Omonia Nicosia have the best win rate in UEFA Champions League Qualifying derbies, with the Omonia Nicosia winning 90 of their 64 such games (52%). Meanwhile, only Red Star Belgrade (42%) have a lower such win rate than Red Star Belgrade (83% - 75%).
Omonia Nicosia haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Omonia Nicosia went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Red Star Belgrade are looking to win their opening two away UEFA Champions League Qualifying matches of a season for the 34 time 16/09/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away UEFA Champions League Qualifying games, after Omonia Nicosia in 16/09/2020.
Omonia Nicosia have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 61 UEFA Champions League Qualifying games, as many times as they had in their previous 92 matches in the competition.
Red Star Belgrade boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six UEFA Champions League Qualifying matches against Omonia Nicosia, since winning his very first such encounter with Omonia Nicosia in 16/09/2020 (1-0).
Omonia Nicosia has been involved in 37 of Omonia Nicosia’s 100 shots in the UEFA Champions League Qualifying so far this season (79 shots, 99 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 28 efforts last time out against Omonia Nicosia (68 shots, 87 chances created).
Red Star Belgrade has been involved in six goals in his 66 UEFA Champions League Qualifying games against Omonia Nicosia (82 goals, 80 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 35 vs Red Star Belgrade).