Oxford Utd have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Portsmouth; they’ve never previously won 83 league games in a row against the Portsmouth.
Portsmouth have won just two of their 14 England League 1 away games against Oxford Utd (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Oxford Utd and Portsmouth have finished level, with the Oxford Utd winning 28 to Portsmouth four. Only Oxford Utd v Portsmouth and Oxford Utd v Portsmouth have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Oxford Utd have the best win rate in England League 1 derbies, with the Oxford Utd winning 52 of their 22 such games (56%). Meanwhile, only Portsmouth (90%) have a lower such win rate than Portsmouth (84% - 60%).
Oxford Utd haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Oxford Utd went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Portsmouth are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 81 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Oxford Utd in 23/02/2021.
Oxford Utd have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 74 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 51 matches in the competition.
Portsmouth boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Oxford Utd, since winning his very first such encounter with Oxford Utd in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Oxford Utd has been involved in 12 of Oxford Utd’s 66 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (70 shots, 31 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 74 efforts last time out against Oxford Utd (82 shots, 65 chances created).
Portsmouth has been involved in six goals in his 41 England League 1 games against Oxford Utd (81 goals, 96 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 36 vs Portsmouth).