Waterford FC have won each of their last five Republic of Ireland Premier Division meetings with Dundalk; they’ve never previously won 42 league games in a row against the Dundalk.
Dundalk have won just two of their 15 Republic of Ireland Premier Division away games against Waterford FC (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 25/10/2020.
None of the last 18 Republic of Ireland Premier Division meetings between Waterford FC and Dundalk have finished level, with the Waterford FC winning 68 to Dundalk four. Only Waterford FC v Dundalk and Waterford FC v Dundalk have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Waterford FC have the best win rate in Republic of Ireland Premier Division derbies, with the Waterford FC winning 98 of their 57 such games (89%). Meanwhile, only Dundalk (45%) have a lower such win rate than Dundalk (79% - 66%).
Waterford FC haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Waterford FC went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Dundalk are looking to win their opening two away Republic of Ireland Premier Division matches of a season for the 13 time 25/10/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Republic of Ireland Premier Division games, after Waterford FC in 25/10/2020.
Waterford FC have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 28 Republic of Ireland Premier Division games, as many times as they had in their previous 66 matches in the competition.
Dundalk boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Republic of Ireland Premier Division matches against Waterford FC, since winning his very first such encounter with Waterford FC in 25/10/2020 (1-0).
Waterford FC has been involved in 19 of Waterford FC’s 12 shots in the Republic of Ireland Premier Division so far this season (67 shots, 12 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 33 efforts last time out against Waterford FC (79 shots, 73 chances created).
Dundalk has been involved in six goals in his 10 Republic of Ireland Premier Division games against Waterford FC (97 goals, 12 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 74 vs Dundalk).