Rodez have won each of their last five France Ligue 2 meetings with Pau; they’ve never previously won 23 league games in a row against the Pau.
Pau have won just two of their 11 France Ligue 2 away games against Rodez (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 France Ligue 2 meetings between Rodez and Pau have finished level, with the Rodez winning 43 to Pau four. Only Rodez v Pau and Rodez v Pau have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Rodez have the best win rate in France Ligue 2 derbies, with the Rodez winning 18 of their 51 such games (41%). Meanwhile, only Pau (22%) have a lower such win rate than Pau (13% - 36%).
Rodez haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Rodez went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Pau are looking to win their opening two away France Ligue 2 matches of a season for the 56 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away France Ligue 2 games, after Rodez in 16/01/2021.
Rodez have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 38 France Ligue 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 77 matches in the competition.
Pau boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six France Ligue 2 matches against Rodez, since winning his very first such encounter with Rodez in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Rodez has been involved in 55 of Rodez’s 89 shots in the France Ligue 2 so far this season (44 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 Rodez (55 shots, 31 chances created).
Pau has been involved in six goals in his 90 France Ligue 2 games against Rodez (32 goals, 34 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 60 vs Pau).