Fiorentina have both scored and conceded in each of their last seven games.
Napoli have lost just one of their last 11 League games at the San Paolo, 3-1 to Juventus, winning seven. The Partenopei scored in each of their last 16 competitive home fixtures for a total 40 goals.
The Neroverdi have never beaten Napoli in the top flight with just one point from four encounters. Eusebio Di Francesco is the second Coach this season who had to sub two players in the first half, the other being Rudi Garcia against Empoli.
Mohamed Salah scored two goals with his first three Serie A shots on target. Fiorentina are unbeaten in 10 official matches, including six victories. Giuseppe Vives got his third top flight goal, where he hadn’t found the net since Torino 4-1 Chievo on December 22 2013.
Cagliari lost their second consecutive home match, the fourth in the last six at the Sant’Elia. The Nerazzurri hadn’t won this fixture since a 1-0 result in 2010, followed by two draws and a defeat.
Toro went unbeaten for 11 rounds (five wins and six draws), their best Serie A run since May 1980 (when it was six victories and five stalemates). Only one of the Granata’s 27 goals this season was scored from outside the box.
Lazio have not played a home draw yet this season, earning 11 wins and four defeats in all competition since the博胜棋牌ir 3-3 with Verona on May 5 2014.
The Derby della Lanterna has been called off due to bad weather three times, all of them with Sampdoria as the ‘home’ team. It also happened in Serie B on November 6 2000 and Serie A on December 19 2010, when the problem was snow.
Between Serie A and B, the Granata haven’t won in Florence since October 1976, managing 12 draws and 14 defeats. Home and away, these sides have shared the spoils in four of the last five encounters.
Hellas stopped their run of three consecutive defeats, but haven’t beaten Roma in Serie A – home or away – since a 2-1 result in 1996, followed by three draws and eight defeats.
Roma have drawn six of their last seven Serie A games and four of them were 1-1 results. The Giallorossi conceded in four consecutive away games, something that hadn’t happened since January 2014.
Fiorentina have received three penalties this season, but none of them were converted. Gonzalo Rodriguez got it wrong against Sampdoria, Mario Gomez at Parma and Khouma Babacar with Torino.
The last time Andrea Pirlo scored two goals from open play in a single top flight campaign was in 2004-05 for Milan. His total Serie A career tally now stands at 57 goals, three of them this season.
Massimo Maccarone now has 58 Serie A goals, including six braces, netting five in the last four games. Big Mac hadn’t scored a Serie A double since January 9 2010, Inter 4-3 Siena. Daniele Rugani got a third goal in his debut Serie A season.
Giulio Migliaccio enjoyed his 13th Serie A goal, the first since a 3-1 defeat at Roma on April 12 2014. Their 1-0 over Milan at San Siro was Atalanta’s only victory in the last 13 competitive away games, along with four draws and eight losses.
For the first time in 2015, the Rossoneri managed an unbeaten Serie A run of two rounds. Cesena have never conquered San Siro with just three draws from 13 attempts between Serie A and B. Domenico Di Carlo’s record against Milan is also three stalemates and nine defeats.
Palermo haven’t beaten Lazio in Rome since a 2-1 result in 2008, followed by two draws and four defeats, but at least ended their goal drought after 400 minutes of football here stretching back to 2009. The Sicilians are without an away success since their 2-0 at Milan on November 2, managing four draws from seven trips.
Eder found the net in each of his last four home games, while this was his second goal in the derby. Iago Falque has scored five in the last nine rounds. Samp are now without a win in five Serie A rounds, while the Grifone sta博彩充值lled after two consecutive victories.
Dries Mertens became the substitute with the quickest red card this season, lasting just five minutes and 33 seconds.
Francesco Totti has now scored 240 top flight goals, five of them this season and three in 2015.
Empoli extended their positive run to four rounds and won two Serie A home fixtures on the bounce for the first time since February 2008. They haven’t conceded at the Stadio Castellani for 210 minutes of football. Maurizio Sarri had lost both previous encounters with Rolando Maran, but it was third time lucky.
Mateo Kovacic has scored five Serie A goals, all of them this season. Mauro Icardi caught Carlos Tevez at the top of the Capocannoniere chart with his 14th of the campaign, four in the last three rounds. His total Serie A career tally now stands at 33.
Juve’s unbeaten home run in all competition now stands at 38 wins and eight draws (in Serie A 36 victories, four stalemates and scoring in each of the last 43 rounds here for 102 goals).
Atalanta were leading Juventus for 14 minutes – longer than any other Serie A opponent this season. However, the Orobici have lost their last nine League meetings with Juve, home and away. Claudio Caniggia decided their most recent victory here in 1989, followed by four draws and 17 losses in all competition.
Duvan Zapata got his fifth goal of the campaign, equalling last season’s personal best. He has the third best goals per minutes played ratio in the top five European Leagues (including only those who have scored at least five), finding the net every 80.6 minutes of football. Only Bas Dost of Wolfsburg and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo have done better. Marek Hamsik netted a 72nd Serie A goal, the second in 2015.
Bosko Jankovic hadn’t scored a Serie A goal in almost exactly a year, since Livorno 2-3 Verona on February 23 2014. This was his 19th.
Sassuolo fired blanks on their travels after netting 12 times in the previous eight away fixtures. They had also scored and conceded in each of their last 11 Serie A games, but ended that run at the San Paolo.
This was only the second draw in the last 13 editions of the Genoa Derby. The other was 1-1 in April 2013, along with six Genoa victories and five for Samp. The Blucerchiati still lead their top flight encounters by 27 wins to 24 with 28 stalemates. This inter-city clash hasn’t ended goalless since September 2007 with 27 goals in the next 13.
The Bianconeri have scored 14 goals from outside the box this term, a record in the top five European Leagues.
Stefano Mauri set a new personal best with his eighth goal of the season, 53 in the top flight overall. Antonio Candreva went up to 32 with his second in as many games. Paulo Dybala has 12 goals this term, five of them in 2015.
Inter hadn’t won three games on the bounce since November 2012. That was during a remarkable run of seven consecutive victories under Andrea Stramaccioni from Week 5-11. This season on all four occasions the Nerazzurri have gone in front away from home in the League, they’ve gone on to win.
Milan received their seventh penalty of the season, allowing Giampaolo Pazzini to score his first goal since a 3-0 win over Livorno on April 20 2014, his 98th in Serie A. Giacomo Bonaventura went up to 18, four of them this season.
Home and away, the Biscione had failed to beat Cagliari in the last six encounters, earning four draws. R菠菜导航oberto Mancini has never lost to the Sardinians, enjoying seven victories from 11 attempts.
Vincenzo Montella marked his 100th League game on the Viola bench, winning 50, drawing 24 and losing 26. Giampiero Ventura has never beaten Montella with five stalemates and one loss.
Beppe Iachini equalled Francesco Guidolin’s record of 60 consecutive games in charge of Palermo during the Maurizio Zamparini era.
Chievo are an all or nothing team at the moment, registering two victories and four defeats. The Flying Donkeys had always found the net at the Castellani in 12 previous competitive games for a total 15 goals.