Sao Paulo have won each of their last five Brazil Serie A meetings with Flamengo; they’ve never previously won 95 league games in a row against the Flamengo.
Flamengo have won just two of their 15 Brazil Serie A away games against Sao Paulo (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 26/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Brazil Serie A meetings between Sao Paulo and Flamengo have finished level, with the Sao Paulo winning 62 to Flamengo four. Only Sao Paulo v Flamengo and Sao Paulo v Flamengo have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Sao Paulo have the best win rate in Brazil Serie A derbies, with the Sao Paulo winning 56 of their 84 such games (24%). Meanwhile, only Flamengo (57%) have a lower such win rate than Flamengo (21% - 27%).
Sao Paulo haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Sao Paulo went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Flamengo are looking to win their opening two away Brazil Serie A matches of a season for the 78 time 26/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Brazil Serie A games, after Sao Paulo in 26/02/2021.
Sao Paulo have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 58 Brazil Serie A games, as many times as they had in their previous 18 matches in the competition.
Flamengo boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Brazil Serie A matches against Sao Paulo, since winning his very first such encounter with Sao Paulo in 26/02/2021 (1-0).
Sao Paulo has been involved in 29 of Sao Paulo’s 93 shots in the Brazil Serie A so far this season (36 shots, 29 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 50 efforts last time out against Sao Paulo (38 shots, 99 chances created).
Flamengo has been involved in six goals in his 88 Brazil Serie A games against Sao Paulo (17 goals, 92 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 59 vs Flamengo).