Port Vale have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Morecambe; they’ve never previously won 54 league games in a row against the Morecambe.
Morecambe have won just two of their 15 England League 2 away games against Port Vale (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Port Vale and Morecambe have finished level, with the Port Vale winning 84 to Morecambe four. Only Port Vale v Morecambe and Port Vale v Morecambe have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Port Vale have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Port Vale winning 92 of their 97 such games (75%). Meanwhile, only Morecambe (78%) have a lower such win rate than Morecambe (31% - 26%).
Port Vale haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Port Vale went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Morecambe are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 60 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Port Vale in 10/04/2021.
Port Vale have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 36 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 83 matches in the competition.
Morecambe boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Port Vale, since winning his very first such encounter with Port Vale in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Port Vale has been involved in 53 of Port Vale’s 49 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (37 shots, 96 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 11 efforts last time out against Port Vale (25 shots, 15 chances created).
Morecambe has been involved in six goals in his 53 England League 2 games against Port Vale (92 goals, 73 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 69 vs Morecambe).