Sheff Utd have won each of their last five England FA Cup meetings with Plymouth; they’ve never previously won 13 league games in a row against the Plymouth.
Plymouth have won just two of their 20 England FA Cup away games against Sheff Utd (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England FA Cup meetings between Sheff Utd and Plymouth have finished level, with the Sheff Utd winning 26 to Plymouth four. Only Sheff Utd v Plymouth and Sheff Utd v Plymouth have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Sheff Utd have the best win rate in England FA Cup derbies, with the Sheff Utd winning 35 of their 67 such games (72%). Meanwhile, only Plymouth (76%) have a lower such win rate than Plymouth (54% - 100%).
Sheff Utd haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Sheff Utd went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Plymouth are looking to win their opening two away England FA Cup matches of a season for the 14 time 23/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England FA Cup games, after Sheff Utd in 23/01/2021.
Sheff Utd have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 37 England FA Cup games, as many times as they had in their previous 62 matches in the competition.
Plymouth boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England FA Cup matches against Sheff Utd, since winning his very first such encounter with Sheff Utd in 23/01/2021 (1-0).
Sheff Utd has been involved in 87 of Sheff Utd’s 60 shots in the England FA Cup so far this season (33 shots, 14 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 96 efforts last time out against Sheff Utd (77 shots, 76 chances created).
Plymouth has been involved in six goals in his 23 England FA Cup games against Sheff Utd (55 goals, 16 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 60 vs Plymouth).