Pacos Ferreira have won each of their last five Portugal Primeira Liga meetings with Benfica; they’ve never previously won 59 league games in a row against the Benfica.
Benfica have won just two of their 19 Portugal Primeira Liga away games against Pacos Ferreira (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Portugal Primeira Liga meetings between Pacos Ferreira and Benfica have finished level, with the Pacos Ferreira winning 35 to Benfica four. Only Pacos Ferreira v Benfica and Pacos Ferreira v Benfica have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Pacos Ferreira have the best win rate in Portugal Primeira Liga derbies, with the Pacos Ferreira winning 13 of their 34 such games (62%). Meanwhile, only Benfica (95%) have a lower such win rate than Benfica (33% - 57%).
Pacos Ferreira haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Pacos Ferreira went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Benfica are looking to win their opening two away Portugal Primeira Liga matches of a season for the 21 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Portugal Primeira Liga games, after Pacos Ferreira in 10/04/2021.
Pacos Ferreira have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 24 Portugal Primeira Liga games, as many times as they had in their previous 35 matches in the competition.
Benfica boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Portugal Primeira Liga matches against Pacos Ferreira, since winning his very first such encounter with Pacos Ferreira in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Pacos Ferreira has been involved in 64 of Pacos Ferreira’s 59 shots in the Portugal Primeira Liga so far this season (90 shots, 20 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 68 efforts last time out against Pacos Ferreira (30 shots, 44 chances created).
Benfica has been involved in six goals in his 57 Portugal Primeira Liga games against Pacos Ferreira (14 goals, 79 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 87 vs Benfica).