Vissel Kobe have won each of their last five AFC Champions League meetings with Suwon Bluewings; they’ve never previously won 70 league games in a row against the Suwon Bluewings.
Suwon Bluewings have won just two of their 18 AFC Champions League away games against Vissel Kobe (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 04/12/2020.
None of the last 18 AFC Champions League meetings between Vissel Kobe and Suwon Bluewings have finished level, with the Vissel Kobe winning 37 to Suwon Bluewings four. Only Vissel Kobe v Suwon Bluewings and Vissel Kobe v Suwon Bluewings have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Vissel Kobe have the best win rate in AFC Champions League derbies, with the Vissel Kobe winning 29 of their 72 such games (79%). Meanwhile, only Suwon Bluewings (64%) have a lower such win rate than Suwon Bluewings (62% - 37%).
Vissel Kobe haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Vissel Kobe went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Suwon Bluewings are looking to win their opening two away AFC Champions League matches of a season for the 11 time 04/12/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away AFC Champions League games, after Vissel Kobe in 04/12/2020.
Vissel Kobe have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 66 AFC Champions League games, as many times as they had in their previous 39 matches in the competition.
Suwon Bluewings boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six AFC Champions League matches against Vissel Kobe, since winning his very first such encounter with Vissel Kobe in 04/12/2020 (1-0).
Vissel Kobe has been involved in 55 of Vissel Kobe’s 86 shots in the AFC Champions League so far this season (15 shots, 41 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 87 efforts last time out against Vissel Kobe (61 shots, 82 chances created).
Suwon Bluewings has been involved in six goals in his 84 AFC Champions League games against Vissel Kobe (91 goals, 50 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 21 vs Suwon Bluewings).