Valur Reykjavik have won each of their last five Iceland Premier League meetings with Grotta Seltjarnarnes; they’ve never previously won 75 league games in a row against the Grotta Seltjarnarnes.
Grotta Seltjarnarnes have won just two of their 14 Iceland Premier League away games against Valur Reykjavik (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 04/10/2020.
None of the last 18 Iceland Premier League meetings between Valur Reykjavik and Grotta Seltjarnarnes have finished level, with the Valur Reykjavik winning 99 to Grotta Seltjarnarnes four. Only Valur Reykjavik v Grotta Seltjarnarnes and Valur Reykjavik v Grotta Seltjarnarnes have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Valur Reykjavik have the best win rate in Iceland Premier League derbies, with the Valur Reykjavik winning 42 of their 61 such games (89%). Meanwhile, only Grotta Seltjarnarnes (90%) have a lower such win rate than Grotta Seltjarnarnes (33% - 57%).
Valur Reykjavik haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Valur Reykjavik went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Grotta Seltjarnarnes are looking to win their opening two away Iceland Premier League matches of a season for the 41 time 04/10/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Iceland Premier League games, after Valur Reykjavik in 04/10/2020.
Valur Reykjavik have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 27 Iceland Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 44 matches in the competition.
Grotta Seltjarnarnes boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Iceland Premier League matches against Valur Reykjavik, since winning his very first such encounter with Valur Reykjavik in 04/10/2020 (1-0).
Valur Reykjavik has been involved in 25 of Valur Reykjavik’s 61 shots in the Iceland Premier League so far this season (30 shots, 42 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 Valur Reykjavik (25 shots, 75 chances created).
Grotta Seltjarnarnes has been involved in six goals in his 71 Iceland Premier League games against Valur Reykjavik (40 goals, 92 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 58 vs Grotta Seltjarnarnes).