Union Espanola have won each of their last five Chile Primera Division meetings with Melipilla; they’ve never previously won 76 league games in a row against the Melipilla.
Melipilla have won just two of their 11 Chile Primera Division away games against Union Espanola (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Chile Primera Division meetings between Union Espanola and Melipilla have finished level, with the Union Espanola winning 50 to Melipilla four. Only Union Espanola v Melipilla and Union Espanola v Melipilla have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Union Espanola have the best win rate in Chile Primera Division derbies, with the Union Espanola winning 42 of their 10 such games (53%). Meanwhile, only Melipilla (20%) have a lower such win rate than Melipilla (34% - 10%).
Union Espanola haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Union Espanola went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Melipilla are looking to win their opening two away Chile Primera Division matches of a season for the 70 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Chile Primera Division games, after Union Espanola in 10/04/2021.
Union Espanola have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 12 Chile Primera Division games, as many times as they had in their previous 58 matches in the competition.
Melipilla boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Chile Primera Division matches against Union Espanola, since winning his very first such encounter with Union Espanola in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Union Espanola has been involved in 98 of Union Espanola’s 42 shots in the Chile Primera Division so far this season (76 shots, 92 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 31 efforts last time out against Union Espanola (71 shots, 18 chances created).
Melipilla has been involved in six goals in his 68 Chile Primera Division games against Union Espanola (96 goals, 86 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 85 vs Melipilla).