Port Vale have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Stevenage; they’ve never previously won 90 league games in a row against the Stevenage.
Stevenage have won just two of their 19 England League 2 away games against Port Vale (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Port Vale and Stevenage have finished level, with the Port Vale winning 14 to Stevenage four. Only Port Vale v Stevenage and Port Vale v Stevenage 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 30 of their 75 such games (17%). Meanwhile, only Stevenage (47%) have a lower such win rate than Stevenage (88% - 43%).
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.
Stevenage are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 24 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Port Vale in 23/02/2021.
Port Vale have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 29 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 48 matches in the competition.
Stevenage 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 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Port Vale has been involved in 23 of Port Vale’s 15 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (15 shots, 59 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 14 efforts last time out against Port Vale (92 shots, 48 chances created).
Stevenage has been involved in six goals in his 56 England League 2 games against Port Vale (40 goals, 89 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 18 vs Stevenage).