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Stuart Dalgleish 27th Mar 2013 - 18:34

Serie A Opta Facts: 30 March

Atalanta - Sampdoria

  • This will be the 88th meeting in Serie A between these two sides: Sampdoria lead by 34 wins to 24, with 29 draws.
  • These sides haven't shared the points in their last 10 league meetings (five wins apiece).
  • Atalanta won the reverse fixture 2-1 at the Marassi, previously they hadn't scored for three games in a row against Samp.
  • The last meeting in Bergamo saw the guests winning 1-0; that win followed a run of three consecutive wins for the hosts in Serie A.
  • Atalanta have scored two goals in each of their last four league fixtures (2W 2D).
  • Beating Pescara in their last home game, ended a run of five winless games at their ground.
  • Losing to Cagliari, Sampdoria ended a 6-game unbeaten streak in Serie A (4W 2D).
  • Samp have netted only one goal over their last four league games away from home, picking up only two points in the process.
  • Atalanta have picked up the most red cards so far in this Serie A campaign (10).
  • Eder has already won three penalties in this Serie A season, a joint-record shared with AC Milan's Pazzini.

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Cagliari - Fiorentina

  • Fiorentina are unbeaten in their last eight Serie A meetings against Cagliari; five wins for the Viola and three draws.
  • The reverse fixture saw five goals scored - one more than the total of those netted over the four previous meetings.
  • Neither side have managed to score more than two goals over their last 10 league meetings.
  • Cagliari have lost only one of their last 10 league fixtures, winning five.
  • Over these last 10 match-days, only AC Milan (24) and Juventus (21) have collected more points than Cagliari (19).
  • At home, the Sardinians are unbeaten in their last five games (3W 2D), and have netted seven goals in the last two against Torino and Sampdoria.
  • Fiorentina are on a run of three consecutive wins, and have won five of their last seven fixtures, losing the other two.
  • The Viola have kept only one clean sheet away from home in 2013, conceding at least two goals in the other away games played in this calendar year.
  • Cagliari have conceded 33 goals in the second half, and 18 in the last 15 minutes of play - both are negative records in this Serie A campaign.
  • Fiorentina have netted the most goals following a corner situation in this Serie A (nine).
  • Luca Toni has scored four goals in four appearances for Fiorentina against Cagliari in Serie A.
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Chievo - AC Milan

 

  • Chievo have won only two of their 21 previous meetings against AC Milan in Serie A.
  • The Rossoneri have won their last 12 games against Chievo, conceding only six goals in the process.
  • Chievo have failed to score in 10 of their 21 previous meetings against AC Milan, while the Rossoneri failed to find the net only once (0-0 in March 2003).
  • Chievo and AC Milan have shared only two draws so far in the league, including a 1-1 in their first meeting at the Bentegodi in April 2002.
  • Chievo have won their last two league games against Napoli and Pescara, after they had picked up only one point from their previous five fixtures.
  • Chievo have lost just one their last 11 home games in Serie A.
  • AC Milan are still unbeaten in the league in 2013 (8W 3D).
  • However, Massimiliano Allegri's side have won just two of their last six games on the road, and lost only one of the last 10 away from the San Siro.
  • Only Lionel Messi (nine) has scored more goals than Mario Balotelli (seven) since February 1st 2013 in the top-5 European Leagues.
  • Like Balotelli, also Giampaolo Pazzini has netted seven goals in his last seven Serie A appearances.

 

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Genoa - Siena

 

  • Genoa have lost their last two Serie A meetings against Siena - previously the Grifoni had recorded four wins and two draws against the Tuscans in the top-flight.
  • Genoa and Siena have shared two wins each over their four previous meetings at the Marassi in Serie A.
  • Genoa have lost their last three league fixtures, conceding on average 2.7 goals per game.
  • Genoa have won three of their last five home games in the league, losing the other two.
  • Siena have failed to score in three of their last four Serie A fixtures.
  • Siena have won their last away game (2-1 to Palermo); prior to that win, the Tuscans hadn't won for 11 games in a row away from home (3D 8L).
  • Siena have conceded goals in each of their last seven away games (15 goals in total).
  • Siena and Genoa are the two Serie A sides that have made the fewest passes so far: on average 349 per game for the Grifoni, and 352 for the Tuscans.
  • Siena have managed only 78 shots on target so far - a Serie A league-low.
  • Juraj Kucka has already made 75 fouls this season, more than any other Serie A player.

 

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Inter - Juventus

 

  • Inter's win in the reverse fixture ended Juventus' 49-game unbeaten run in Serie A.
  • Prior to that game, Juve had won three games in a row in Serie A against Inter.
  • This will be the 160th meeting between Inter and Juventus in Serie A: the Old Lady lead by 75 wins to 45, with 39 draws so far.
  • Juventus have kept one clean sheet in their last 12 games played at the San Siro against Inter in the league.
  • Inter have won only two of their last eight Serie A fixtures, losing three in the process.
  • Prior to the defeat against Bologna, Inter had remained unbeaten at home for 11 games in a row (7W 4D).
  • Juventus have lost only one of their last 10 league fixtures (6W 3D).
  • Buffon & co have kept four clean sheets over the last six match-days of this Serie A campaign.
  • Juve have never conceded more than a single goal over their last 27 away games in the league.
  • The Bianconeri are the only side yet to concede a goal in the opening 15 minutes of play this season.
  • Antonio Cassano has already scored seven goals in Serie A against Juventus, only against Fiorentina he has bagged more so far in the top-flight (eight).

 

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Lazio - Catania

 

  • Catania lead by 10 wins to eight in the head to head against Lazio in Serie A, with nine draws.
  • The Sicilians won their last two meetings against Lazio, without conceding goals.
  • Catania have scored in each of their last eight Serie A games against Lazio, losing only once in the process.
  • At the Olimpico, Lazio have suffered only one loss against Catania in the league (6W 6D).
  • Lazio have won only one of their last nine league games, and lost their last three without scoring a single goal.
  • Vladimir Petkovic's side have picked up only four points from their last four Serie A fixtures at home, after they had won six in a row at the Olimpico.
  • Catania have failed to score in three of their last four away games in Serie A, though they won the other one 2-1 to Parma.
  • Lazio have scored five goals over the nine games played without Miroslav Klose in this Serie A (on average 0.56 per game); with Klose, the Biancocelesti had averaged 1.60 goals per game.

 

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Palermo - Roma

 

  • This will be the 50th meeting between Palermo and Roma in Serie A: the Giallorossi lead by 25 wins to 13 so far.
  • Roma have won their last three meetings against Palermo, conceding only one goal in the process.
  • In three of their last four games against Roma at the Barbera, the Rosanero scored exactly three goals (two wins for the hosts, one for the guests and a draw in the process).
  • Palermo are winless in their last 15 Serie A games (7D 8L) - this is their longest winless streak in Serie A since May 1973.
  • The Sicilians have picked up only three points from their last seven games on home soil.
  • Roma have taken 13 of the last 15 points available in Serie A, more than any other side over this time frame.
  • However, the Giallorossi have won only one of their last seven games on the road, losing four.
  • Since Aurelio Andreazzoli's appointment, Roma have conceded on average 1.17 goals per game, with Zeman they had shippd 1.91 per game.
  • Palermo have won the fewest games in this competition so far (3).
  • Roma have scored the most heade goals (15), Palermo have the fewest (2).
  • Last Sunday, Francesco Totti scored his 226th Serie A goal, overtaking Gunnar Nordahl and becoming the all-time second-best goal scorer in the Italian top-flight.
  • Totti has scored in five of his last seven appearances against Palermo in Serie A.

 

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Parma - Pescara

 

  • These two sides have met only three times so far in Serie A: two wins for Parma in 1992/93 and one for Pescara in the reverse fixture.
  • In each of these three previous meetings, the winning side didn't concede any goals.
  • Parma have won only one of their last 10 league fixtures, losing six in the process.
  • Before beating Torino 4-1, Parma hadn't won at home for four games (2D 2L).
  • Pescara have picked-up only one point from the last 10 match-days, failing to score on seven of these.
  • Pescara have conceded 13 goals over their last five away games in Serie A (1D 4L).
  • Parma have recouped the most points from losing positions in this Serie A campaign (16, alongside Catania).
  • Alongside Sampdoria, Parma and Pescara are two of the three sides yet to score in the opening 15 minutes of play this season.
  • Parma's last seven goals have all been scored in the last 20 minutes of play.
  • Pescara have been cought offside 42 times this season, fewer than any other Serie A side.

 

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Torino - Napoli

 

  • Torino and Napoli have recorded more draws against each other than any other Serie A opponent so far (51).
  • Torino have lost only one of their last 12 meetings against Napoli in Serie A, however eight of these have ended as draws.
  • The last time Napoli scored more than a single goal in a Serie A match against Torino was December 1990 (16 meetings).
  • Torino are unbeaten in their last five home meetings against Napoli (three draws, followed by two wins).
  • At home, the Granata are unbeaten in their last six league fixtures (4W 2D), and conceded only one goal over their last four.
  • Napoli got back to winning ways last Sunday against Atalanta, following a negative run of five winless games (4D 1L).
  • Napoli have taken just two points from their last three games on the road, and failed to score in their last two away from the San Paolo.
  • Edinson Cavani scored a brace last Sunday against Atalanta, after he failed to score for six games in a row in Serie A.
  • El Matador has reached 20 goals for the third consecutive time since he has been at Napoli.
  • Rolando Bianchi has found the net in two of his three appearances against Napoli in Serie A.

 

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Udinese - Bologna

 

  • Udinese are unbeaten in their last four games against Bologna in Serie A (2W 2D).
  • The record is exactly the same in their last four meetings at the Friuli.
  • Udinese have scored in each of their last nine meetings against Bologna in Serie A.
  • Udinese have won only one of their last five fixtures (2D 2L), but have never scored more than a single goal over the last nine match-days.
  • After losing their first home game of the season against Juventus, Udinese have remained unbeaten in the league at the Friuli (7W 6D).
  • Bologna have lost their last game against Juventus, but previously they had won three in a row.
  • Away from home, Bologna haven't drawn any of their last 16 league games (5W 11L).
  • Antonio DiNatale has scored in six of his last seven appearances against Bologna in Serie A.
  • Alberto Gilardino has already scored 13 goals against Udinese, his favourite target in Serie A; however, Gilardino has failed to score in his last four appearances against Udinese.
  • Alessandro Diamanti has been fouled 120 times so far this season, more than any other player in Serie A.

 

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