Serie A Opta Facts 11-14 Feb
Lazio have lost only two of their 20 Serie A meetings against Verona (W11 D7), the last one coming in December 1984.
The Biancocelesti have scored in each of their last eight matches against Hellas Verona in Serie A, netting 20 goals in the process (on average 2.5 per game).
Stefano Pioli's side have won only once over their last five league fixtures, drawing three times and losing once.
Verona, on the other hand, are unbeaten in their last five league games (W1 D4): the last time they had recorded a five-game unbeaten streak in a single Serie A campaign was in May 2000.
Lazio have failed to score in three consecutive Serie A games for the first time since April 2013.
In their last three league fixtures, Lazio have attempted on average one shot on target per game - they had fired on average four shots on target per game in their previous 21 Serie A games.
Lazio have scored the most goals in the last 15 minutes of play (12), while Verona have netted the fewest in the same period (just two).
Verona have scored the joint-most goals from set pieces (14, along with AS Roma) while only Frosinone have conceded more than Lazio (12) in this way.
Hellas Verona have both scored (9) and conceded (10) the joint-most headed goals in Serie A 2015-16.
Alessandro Matri have scored three goals in his last two Serie A appearances against Verona.
Luca Toni has netted nine league goals against Lazio, only against Parma (12) has he scored more in the Italian top-flight.
In the reverse fixture against Roma, Carpi recorded their heaviest defeat in Serie A (1-5).
Moreover, in that match Roma recorded their highest possession percentage in this Serie A (68.1%).
The Giallorossi are unbeaten in their last three league fixtures: the last time they had a longest run in Serie A was last October.
Carpi are unbeaten in their last three home league fixtures: two wins and one draw.
Roma have conceded a league-low three goals in the opening 30 minutes of play. On the other hand, Carpi have scored the joint-fewest goals in the first half of play, seven (along with Lazio and Verona).
Roma have scored the joint-most goals from set-pieces, 14, while Carpi have netted the fewest (just two, both from penalty kicks).
Carpi have conceded the joint-most goals from penalties, five.
Roma have never managed to win when trailing in Serie A this season: they have gained three draws and recorded four losses in seven occasions in which they have been behind.
Kevin Lasagna has had a hand in three of Carpi's last six league goals (two scored, one assisted), all as a substitute.
Stephan El Shaarawy has either scored a goal (two in total) or provided an assist (1) in each of his three league appearances for Roma.
Empoli - Frosinone
In the reverse fixture against Empoli, Frosinone obtained their first ever win in Serie A.
In that match, Federico Dionisi scored his first two goals in Serie A.
Empoli are without a win over the last five Serie A matchdays: however, they have drawn four of these, losing the other one against Napoli.
Frosinone have won only once over their last 10 league fixtures (D2 L7).
Frosinone have picked up just two points away from home, fewer than any other side in Serie A this season.
Empoli are the only side yet to score or concede a goal from the penalty spot.
Frosinone have recorded the lowest passing accuracy (69.7%) so far in Serie A 2015-16.
Empoli have lost 15 points from leading situations, a league-high in Serie A this season. By contrast, only Fiorentina have gained fewer points than Empoli (two) from trailing situations.
Frosinone have faced 495 shots (incl. blocked) this season in Serie A, at least 100 more than any other team.
Riccardo Saponara has failed to score in his last seven league appearances: his longest goalscoring drought in Serie A since he has been playing for Empoli.
Chievo - Sassuolo
Chievo have won only one of their five Serie A meetings against Sassuolo (D2 L2): the first one played in December 2013.
Sassuolo have kept a clean sheet in both their Serie A games away to Chievo.
These five Serie A matches between Chievo and Sassuolo have produced just five goals: the reverse fixture, ended in a 1-1 draw, which was the first one to see both sides score.
Chievo have won only one of their last eight league fixtures at home (D4, L3).
Sassuolo have alternated between a defeat and a draw in their last six Serie A fixtures: last Sunday they shared the points with Palermo (2-2).
Chievo have scored eight of their 29 league goals from outside the box - 28%, the highest percentage in Serie A this season.
Sassuolo have lost all the four games in which they have been behind away from home in Serie A this season.
Only Lazio (8) have scored more goals than Chievo (7) via substitutes in Serie A 2015-16.
Valter Birsa has scored four league goals this season, at least two more than in any other Serie A campaign.
Three of Domenico Berardi's four goals in this Serie A have come away from home.
Juventus have won each of their four Serie A matches against Napoli played at the Juventus Stadium: 11 goals scored, just one conceded in the process.
Napoli have beaten Juventus in both fixtures of a Serie A season just three times in their history: in 1957-58, 1986-87 and 2009-10.
For the first time, Napoli will face Juventus in the second half of the season being top of the table and the Bianconeri in second place.
Juventus have won each of their last 14 Serie A games, without conceding any goal in the last five.
Napoli are on an eight-game winning run, the longest in their Serie A history.
This match will see the best attack (Napoli, 53 goals scored) face the best defence (Juventus, 15 goals conceded) in Serie A 2015-16.
Moreover, Napoli have attempted the most shots (424, including blocked), while Juventus have faced the fewest (198).
Juventus have gained the most points from losing situations in Serie A this season (13), and lost the fewest after going ahead (2).
Napoli is the only side that has been leading for more than 1000 minutes in Serie A this season (1003).
Paulo Dybala is the youngest player who has been involved in 20+ goals this season across the top-5 European leagues (21, 13 goals and eight assists).
Gonzalo Higuaín has scored 24 goals in 24 league appearances this season: his best tally in a European league is 27 for Real Madrid in La Liga 2009-10.
AC Milan - Genoa
AC Milan have lost their last three Serie A meetings against Genoa. Prior to this, they had been unbeaten in the previous eight (W6 D2).
Last season Genoa won away at AC Milan in Serie A for the first time since 1958.
The Rossoneri have scored exactly one goal in each of their last five Serie A matches at home against Genoa.
AC Milan are unbeaten in their last six Serie A fixtures (W3 D3): the last time they have recorded a seven-game unbeaten run was in April 2013.
Genoa have recorded three draws and a loss in their last four league fixtures, and haven't scored any goal in the last 341 minutes of action in Serie A.
Genoa have failed to score in 12 games so far in this campaign, more than any other side.
AC Milan have scored five goals following a corner kick - more than any other side in this competition. Genoa instead have shipped five from corners.
The Rossoneri are unbeaten from leading situations in this Serie A campaign (W11 D3).
M'Baye Niang has scored in three successive Serie A appearances for the first time in his career.
Diego Laxalt has scored four goals so far in Serie A, as result of two braces - the first was against AC Milan in September 2013, as he made his Serie A debut for Bologna.
Palermo have won only one of the last 10 Serie A games against Torino (six draws and three wins for the Granata).
However, Torino's last win away to Palermo in Serie A was in September 1962 - the Rosanero have won five times since then, with three draws.
Both sides have scored in their last three meetings in the top-flight (11 goals in total).
The Sicilians have won only one of their last five league fixtures (D2 L2).
Torino have won only one of their last 10 games (D4 L5).
Palermo and Torino have scored the joint-most goals following corner situations so far in this competition, alongside AC Milan (5).
Torino have made only 4548 passes in the opposition half so far this season in Serie A, fewer than any other side.
The Granata have recorded the highest shooting accuracy in the competition, with 50% of their attempts being on target.
Last Sunday, against Sassuolo, Franco Vázquez scored a goal and made an assist for the first time in a Serie A game since May.
Andrea Belotti has been directly involved in six of Torino's last seven league goals, scoring five and making an assist. He had netted only six goals in 38 Serie A appearances during his spell at Palermo last season.
Sampdoria lead by three wins to two in the last five league meetings between these two sides.
The Blucerchiati have won six of their last seven games at home against Atalanta, with a win for the Bergamaschi in November 2012.
Samp have scored in each of their last 13 home games against Atalanta, keeping a clean sheet in five of their last six meetings against the Bergamaschi at the Marassi.
Sampdoria have picked up only a point from their last six league fixtures - fewer than any other side over this period.
However, the Blucerchiati have scored for 11 consecutive games - currently the second-longest streak in Serie A, after Juventus' (14).
Atalanta are winless in their last nine games (D4 L5) - the last time they failed to win in 10 Serie A games in a row was in December 2004.
Samp have kept a clean sheet only twice in this campaign - a joint-low in Serie A along with Verona.
Atalanta have won the most tackles in this competition (405).
Fabio Quagliarella has scored nine goals in 17 Serie A appearances against Atalanta, his favourite target after his current team, Sampdoria, against which he's bagged 10.
Atalanta have scored only seven goals away from home this season - a league-low.
Only Mauricio Pinilla has scored more than a single goal on the road since start of this Serie A campaign amongst Atalanta's players (2).
Udinese - Bologna
Udinese are unbeaten in Serie A against Bologna since September 2010 (W4 D4).
Four of the last five meetings between these two sides at the Friuli have ended in a draw (with a win to the hosts in October 2011).
Udinese are winless in their last six league games - three losses, followed by three draws.
The Friulani have managed to score more than a single goal only in one of their last 10 league fixtures, which was against Atalanta).
Bologna have taken only one point from their last two games - since the appointment of Roberto Donadoni, they've never failed to win for three games in a row.
Udinese have won the most aerial duels so far in this Serie A season (414).
Bologna have conceded only seven goals in the first half so far - a record this season that they currently share with Juventus.
Bologna are also the only side yet to concede a goal in the opening 15 minutes of play.
Udinese have always lost in the five games in which they've been trailing in this campaign.
Duvan Zapata scored a goal before getting injured in the reverse fixture against Bologna - that is his only meeting against the Felsinei to date.
Emanuele Giaccherini is the most prolific midfielder in Serie A since the start of 2016 (four goals for him).
Fiorentina - Inter
Fiorentina have won their last three league games against Inter - they only managed to win four times in a row against the Nerazzurri once in Serie A before (between 1940 and 1942).
The Viola have scored in each of their last seven games against Inter in Serie A (on average 2.1 per game).
Paulo Sousa's side are unbeaten in their last four games (two home wins, and two away draws).
Inter have won only one of their last six Serie A fixtures (D3 L2).
Roberto Mancini's side have conceded six goals over their last three games - they had conceded seven in their previous 12 league fixtures.
Fiorentina have averaged 541 passes per game in the second part of the season - before the winter break they had averaged 617 per game.
Nine of the 20 goals conceded by Inter in this campaign (45%) have been from set-piece situations - only AC Milan (46%) have done worse so far.
After Federico Bernardeschi's goal against Bologna, the Viola now have 14 different scorers - only Roma have had more players finding the net this season (17).
Mauro Icardi has reached double figure in terms of goals scored for the third successive season in Serie A.
Six of Icardi's 10 goals of this campaign have been scored away from home - only Gonzalo Higuain (10) has netted more away from home so far in this competition.