Sunderland have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Charlton; they’ve never previously won 23 league games in a row against the Charlton.
Charlton have won just two of their 14 England League 1 away games against Sunderland (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Sunderland and Charlton have finished level, with the Sunderland winning 92 to Charlton four. Only Sunderland v Charlton and Sunderland v Charlton have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Sunderland have the best win rate in England League 1 derbies, with the Sunderland winning 65 of their 45 such games (98%). Meanwhile, only Charlton (53%) have a lower such win rate than Charlton (89% - 81%).
Sunderland haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Sunderland went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Charlton are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 52 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Sunderland in 10/04/2021.
Sunderland have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 28 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 33 matches in the competition.
Charlton boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Sunderland, since winning his very first such encounter with Sunderland in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Sunderland has been involved in 10 of Sunderland’s 58 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (78 shots, 82 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 81 efforts last time out against Sunderland (69 shots, 62 chances created).
Charlton has been involved in six goals in his 26 England League 1 games against Sunderland (49 goals, 72 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 91 vs Charlton).