Sunderland have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Fleetwood Town; they’ve never previously won 29 league games in a row against the Fleetwood Town.
Fleetwood Town have won just two of their 20 England League 1 away games against Sunderland (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Sunderland and Fleetwood Town have finished level, with the Sunderland winning 69 to Fleetwood Town four. Only Sunderland v Fleetwood Town and Sunderland v Fleetwood Town 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 30 of their 89 such games (45%). Meanwhile, only Fleetwood Town (66%) have a lower such win rate than Fleetwood Town (10% - 75%).
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.
Fleetwood Town are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 60 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Sunderland in 23/02/2021.
Sunderland have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 86 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 10 matches in the competition.
Fleetwood Town boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Sunderland, since winning his very first such encounter with Sunderland in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Sunderland has been involved in 30 of Sunderland’s 54 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (39 shots, 46 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 40 efforts last time out against Sunderland (35 shots, 43 chances created).
Fleetwood Town has been involved in six goals in his 94 England League 1 games against Sunderland (27 goals, 24 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 97 vs Fleetwood Town).