Italian Serie A - Matchday 10
Atalanta and Lazio have met 94 times so far in Serie A - the Nerazzurri lead by 31 wins to 26.
Lazio have kept a clean sheet in five of their last eight league games against Atalanta, finding the net in seven of these matches.
Atalanta are still unbeaten at home in this campaign (W3 D1), and have conceded only two goals at their ground.
Eight of Atalanta's 11 goals in this campaign have been scored at the Atleti Azzurri - the Bergamaschi have always scored at home so far this season.
Lazio haven't shared any draws over their last 13 Serie A fixtures (W8 L5).
Lazio have lost three of the four away games of this competition, conceding 12 goals in total this season on the road.
Lazio have scored the joint-most goals in the last 15 minutes of play so far this season (4).
Lazio have conceded the most goals scored by Italian players so far this term (8).
Alejandro Gomez has scored the first of his two Serie A braces against Lazio, in November 2012 (during his spell with Catania).
Stefano Mauri's first goal in Serie A came 13 years ago, in November 2002, against Atalanta.
Bologna are unbeaten in their last three Serie A games against Inter (W1 D2).
The last time Bologna went unbeaten for four games in a row against Inter in Serie A was in 1976.
However, Inter are unbeaten at Bologna's ground since February 2002 - since then, seven wins for the Nerazzurri and two draws.
Both teams have scored in each of their last three meetings in Bologna (a total of 10 goals were scored in those games).
Bologna won their last league game against Carpi, ending a run of four losses in a row.
Last Saturday against Carpi, Bologna managed to score more than a single goal for the first time in a Serie A game this season.
Inter are winless in their last four league fixtures, and drew the last three in a row - last time the Nerazzurri shared the points in four consecutive league games was in November 2004, with Roberto Mancini as a manager.
Jonathan Biabiany has scored two goals against Bologna in Serie A, only against Palermo he has netted more so far in the league (three).
Mauro Icardi hasn't scored in any of his last three league games - his longest goal scoring drought in Serie A since October 2014.
Mattia Destro hasn't scored a single goal in his last 784 minutes of action in Serie A - that's his longest ever run without scoring in this competition.
Frosinone and Carpi have met only twice in Serie B before being promoted to the top-flight last season - Frosinone are unbeaten (W1 D1).
Frosinone have won their last two games at the Matusa - those were the only two Serie A games in which they've kept a clean sheet so far.
Frosinone have failed to score in five league games so far this term - a negative record they currently share with Genoa.
The Ciociari have the joint-worst attack of this competition (only six goals scored, like Bologna).
Carpi have collected the fewest points away from home so far in this Serie A (only one), and have also conceded the most goals on the road (15).
Overall, Carpi have the worst defence in this competition (21 goals conceded, six more than any other side).
Frosinone have scored only one goal so far in the first half, on MD1 against Torino.
Frosinone (41.9%), and Carpi (35.7%) have recorded the lowest average possession in the first nine match-days of this competition.
Marco Borriello has been directly involved in three of the last four goals netted by a Carpi's player (scoring two and making an assist).
Verona won the last game played against Fiorentina, ending a run of four consecutive wins for the Viola in this fixture.
Over the last five league games between these two sides, there were scored 22 goals in total; an average of 4.4 per game.
Fiorentina have won their last three games away to Verona, scoring nine goals in the process.
For the third time in the history of the club, Verona have failed to win over the first nine match-days of a Serie A campaign (after 1978/79 and 1989/90). On the two previous occasions, the Scaligeri went on to be relegated to Serie B.
Verona have conceded goals in each of their last 16 league games - the longest current run in this competition.
Over the last six games played at Verona's ground, both teams have always scored at least a goal.
Fiorentina haven't shared the points for 19 Serie A rounds now - that's the longest run without a draw currently in this competition (12 wins for the Viola).
Verona have recorded only 23 shots on target in this campaign - fewer than any other side.
The Viola have made the most passes so far (5481), and have recorded the highest average possession (63.7%).
Giampaolo Pazzini scored 25 goals in his 108 league appearances for Fiorentina between 2004 and 2009.
Borja Valero has scored three goals in three previous appearances against Verona, his favourite target in Serie A.
AC Milan have lost only two of their 26 previous Serie A meetings against Chievo (W19 D5).
The Rossoneri haven't conceded any goals in their last five league games against Chievo.
AC Milan are unbeaten at home against Chievo in Serie A (W11 D2).
AC Milan have conceded goals in the first nine match-days of the season for the first time since 1983/84.
Only Carpi (21) have conceded more goals than AC Milan (15) so far in this Serie A season.
Chievo are winless in their last four league games (D2 L2).
The Veneti have only won one of their last eight away fixtures (D4 L3).
Amongst Serie A strikers with a minimum of five shots attempted, Carlos Bacca has recorded the highest conversion rate (45.5%).
Mario Balotelli has scored in four of his six previous appearances against Chievo in Serie A - only against Palermo he has netted more goals so far (5).
Alberto Paloschi made his Serie A debut in 2007/08 for AC Milan, collecting seven league appearances in that season with the Rossoneri.
Napoli and Palermo have met 42 times in Serie A - the Partenopei lead by 20 wins to nine.
Over their last three meetings in the league, at least one of these two sides has scored three goals (16 in total).
Napoli have lost only once in 21 previous meetings at home against Palermo, back in 1951/52.
Napoli have the longest unbeaten run currently in Serie A (W5 D3).
The Azzurri have conceded only two goals over the last six Serie A rounds.
Palermo have won only one of their last seven league fixtures, losing four in the process.
However, the Sicilians have won four of their last six games on the road, losing the other two.
Palermo have attempted the most crosses from open play so far in this competition (185).
Gonzalo Higuaín has scored nine goals in his last 10 Serie A appearances.
Higuaín has scored nine goals this season in all competitions, more than any other Serie A current player.
Marek Hamsik has already scored seven goals and made five assists in 14 Serie A appearances against Palermo, his favourite target in this competition.
Alberto Gilardino instead has scored only three goals in 12 previous appearances against Napoli in Serie A, none in the last four.
Roma and Udinese have met 82 times in the top-flight: the Giallorossi lead by 39 wins to 20 (23 draws).
Roma have scored in 18 of their last 19 league games against Udinese, winning 13 of these games (incl. the last four).
Eight of the last nine meetings between Roma and Udinese at the Olimpico saw both sides scoring at least a goal.
Roma have scored for 20 consecutive Serie A games for the first time since September 2008.
The Giallorossi have recorded four consecutive Serie A wins - last time they won five in a row was at the beginning of last campaign.
Rudi Garcia's side though, have also conceded goals in 12 of their last 13 league fixtures.
Udinese are unbeaten in their last four games (W2 D2), after they had lost the previous four at the beginning of this campaign.
Roma have made the most shots on target this season in Serie A (59).
This is the first time Gervinho has managed to score four goals in his first seven appearances of the season in his career (between Serie A, Premier League and Ligue 1).
Francesco Totti has already scored 14 goals in Serie A against Udinese, his favourite target after Parma.
Antonio Di Natale has bagged 13 goals so far against Roma, more than against any other side, but he hasn't found any in his last four games against the Giallorossi.
Sampdoria have managed to score in 16 of their 18 Serie A games against Empoli so far in Serie A, winning 10 and losing only four so far.
Empoli instead have scored only one goal in their last four league games against the Blucerchiati.
Sampdoria have won eight of their nine home previous meetings against Empoli, without conceding a single goal.
Only Lazio (15) have taken more points that Sampdoria (13) from home games so far in this campaign.
Empoli have a record of three wins and three draws in their last six Serie A fixtures.
The Tuscans have lost five of their last six games on the road (W1), conceding an average of 2.3 goals per game.
Empoli have already caught their opponents offside 36 times - a record in this campaign.
Three of the 10 youngest goal scorers in this Serie A season play for Empoli: Leandro Paredes, Piotr Zielinski and Rade Krunic.
Excluding own goals and free-kicks, all other Sampdoria's goals have seen the involvement of at least one between Éder, Soriano or Muriel.
Empoli have picked up six points from the three games played this season without Riccardo Saponara, and four from the six played with him in the pitch.
Éder made his Serie A debut in 2006/07 when he was playing for Empoli - that season he collected five league appearances without scoring for the Tuscans.
Juventus are unbeaten in their four Serie A games against sassuolo (W3 D1).
Sassuolo have scored only two goals so far in Serie A against Juve, both in the two previous home games.
Sassuolo are unbeaten in their last seven home games in the league (W4 D3).
Juventus have managed to keep two consecutive clean sheets in the league for the first time since April.
The Bianconeri have won only one of their last five away games in Serie A (D2 L2).
For the first time since they met in Serie A, Sassuolo will face Juventus from a better position in the league standings.
Juventus have had the most shots so far in this campaign (171), and have also faced the fewest (74).
Sassuolo have recorded the best shooting accuracy so far this term in Serie A (53%).
Only Gonzalo Higuain and Lorenzo Insigne have attempted more shots than Paul Pogba (32) in this competition. The Frenchman scored on both games against Sassuolo last season.
The only two goals scored by Sassuolo in Serie A against Juventus were netted by Simone Zaza, now playing for the Old Lady - Zaza has bagged 20 goals in 64 Serie A appearances with Sassuolo.
Torino and Genoa have met 86 times in the Serie A: the Granata lead by 32 wins to 28.
Torino have won only two out of the last 13 clashes with Genoa in the Serie A, losing five times.
Those two Torino wins have come in their last two home meetings with the Rossoblu.
Torino are winless in their last three league fixtures: the last time they failed to win in four Serie A games in a row was in December 2014.
The Granata are unbeaten in their last six home games in the league (W5 D1).
Only Carpi (1630) have attempted fewer passes in the opposition half than Torino (1778) in this Serie A campaign.
Genoa have collected only one point over their last six away games in Serie A.
The Rossoblu have conceded in each of their last 13 Serie A matches on the road.
Only Frosinone and Bologna (six goals apiece) have scored less than Genoa (seven goals) in Serie A this term.
Tino Costa has found his only two Serie A goals in the game played against Torino last May.
Fabio Quagliarella has scored only two goals in the 11 Serie A matches played against