Sparta Rotterdam have won each of their last five Netherlands Eredivisie meetings with PSV; they’ve never previously won 97 league games in a row against the PSV.
PSV have won just two of their 20 Netherlands Eredivisie away games against Sparta Rotterdam (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Netherlands Eredivisie meetings between Sparta Rotterdam and PSV have finished level, with the Sparta Rotterdam winning 87 to PSV four. Only Sparta Rotterdam v PSV and Sparta Rotterdam v PSV have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Sparta Rotterdam have the best win rate in Netherlands Eredivisie derbies, with the Sparta Rotterdam winning 91 of their 44 such games (23%). Meanwhile, only PSV (10%) have a lower such win rate than PSV (72% - 40%).
Sparta Rotterdam haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Sparta Rotterdam went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
PSV are looking to win their opening two away Netherlands Eredivisie matches of a season for the 33 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Netherlands Eredivisie games, after Sparta Rotterdam in 16/01/2021.
Sparta Rotterdam have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 91 Netherlands Eredivisie games, as many times as they had in their previous 46 matches in the competition.
PSV boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Netherlands Eredivisie matches against Sparta Rotterdam, since winning his very first such encounter with Sparta Rotterdam in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Sparta Rotterdam has been involved in 69 of Sparta Rotterdam’s 97 shots in the Netherlands Eredivisie so far this season (20 shots, 68 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 12 efforts last time out against Sparta Rotterdam (41 shots, 81 chances created).
PSV has been involved in six goals in his 99 Netherlands Eredivisie games against Sparta Rotterdam (12 goals, 24 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 17 vs PSV).