Serie A Opta Facts - MD20
Atalanta - Inter
Inter have won their last three Serie A meetings against Atalanta, conceding only one goal.
However Atalanta was unbeaten in the previous six league games against Inter (W3, D3).
In 10 of the last 11 meetings played in Bergamo between these two sides, both teams have scored.
In their last game against Sassuolo, Inter failed to score after finding the net in 10 games in a row. Atalanta have lost their last four league games: the last time they lost more consecutively was back in September 2009, but in two different seasons.
Instead the last time Atalanta lost five consecutive Serie A games in the same season was in January 1996.
Inter have conceded only one goal from outside the box this season, the lowest total from any Serie A team in 2015-16.
Inter have not scored in the first 15 minutes of play in Serie A this season; while only Bologna have conceded fewer goals than Atalanta (one) in the same period.
Germán Denis has scored seven goals against Inter in Serie A: he has not scored more against any other side.
Fredy Guarín has scored three league goals against Atalanta, his favourite target in Serie A.
Lazio are unbeaten in the last five league games against Bologna (W3, D2).
Over these last five matches Bologna have scored only one goal against Lazio, though that was in the reverse fixture this season in August.
The last two previous matches between Bologna and Lazio at Dall'Ara Stadium ended 0-0: the Rossoblu have failed to score against Biancocelesti for 270 minutes in home games (Di Vaio netted last goal in January 2011).
Bologna have recorded two of the four worst defeats in Serie A against Lazio: 8-2 in November 1948 and 6-0 in May 2013 (also the worst results for Bologna in the last 24 years).
Before the 1-0 loss against Chievo, Bologna had scored at least two goals in the previous four home games (10 goals in total).
The Biancocelesti have collected eight points in the last four league games, in the previous six they had gained only one.
No Serie A team has scored more than Lazio (9) in the last 15 minutes this season.
Bologna remain the only team yet to concede a goal in the first 15 minutes of play in Serie A 15-16.
Felipe Anderson's strike against Fiorentina ended nine consecutive league games for him without scoring.
Adam Masina is the most used Bologna player this season: 18 appearances and 1630 minutes played.
Sampdoria, along with Roma and Atalanta, were one of the three teams to score more than 3+ goals in a game against Carpi in the first half of the season: at Ferraris Stadium the match ended 5-2 for the Blucerchiati.
In the last game against Udinese, Carpi got their third win in Serie A, with each one coming by a 2-1 scoreline.
Sampdoria have gained only six out of 23 points in away matches in the first half of the season, with just one away win for the Blucerchiati which came against Genoa at Marassi Stadium.
Carpi have collected eight points in the last six matchdays, after they had gained only six in the previous 13 games.
Carpi are the only team yet to score from a set-play in the first nineteen league matches.
Sampdoria and Carpi are the only teams not to have scored from corner this season in Serie A.
In the five home games Carpi have been trailing, they have always lost the match.
Antonio Cassano has been involved in four of Sampdoria's last six goals, scoring one and making three assists.
In the last meeting against Carpi, Luis Muriel found his only brace for the Blucerchiati and Fernando got his only goal for Sampdoria.
Sampdoria and Genoa (three goals each) are the two teams which Cristian Zaccardo has scored the most league goals against.
This is the 12th meeting between Chievo and Empoli in Serie A with three wins each and five draws.
Chievo are unbeaten in home games against Empoli in Serie A, recording one win and four consecutive draws.
The 30 points collected after 19 matchdays is a record for Empoli in Serie A.
Empoli have won the last three away games. They haven't won four matches in a row in Serie A since November 2002.
The three times Chievo have kept a clean sheet coincide with their only three home wins in this league season.
Empoli are the team with the most points lost when leading this season(12).
Empoli have conceded the fewest goals in the last 15 minutes this campaign (only one).
Simone Pepe has netted two goals in the last two league games, after he scored one in his previous 14th appearances in Serie A.
Massimo Maccarone has been directly involved in six of the last seven goals for Empoli, scoring five and making one assist.
Palermo are unbeaten in the last five league meetings against Genoa, picking up two wins and three draws.
However Genoa have never lost at home to Palermo in Serie A (W8 D9) - the last two matches at Marassi Stadium ended 1-1.
The result against Atalanta ended a series of five consecutive defeats (three at Marassi Stadium) for the Rossoblu in this competition.
Palermo won three times away in the first half of the season, the last one in Verona: every win has ended 1-0 for Rosanero.
Palermo are the Serie A side that have scored the most headed goals so far (8).
Genoa is the only side to have not scored yet between 31' and 45' this season and have conceded eight in the same period (no team has conceded more).
Palermo have lost each of the five games they've trailed in away from home this season.
Only Carpi (0) scored fewer goals than Genoa (three) from set-plays in this competition.
Alberto Gilardino, who played for the Rossoblu, has netted each of his five goals at home this season. He has scored three times against Genoa in his career but none in the last five meetings versus Rossoblu.
Leonardo Pavoletti, who has scored five goals in his last five appereances in the competition, netted his first goal in Serie A against Palermo (December 2014, for Sassuolo).
Milan have won only one of their last nine league games against Fiorentina (D4 L5).
The Rossoneri have gained only one point in the last four home games against Fiorentina.
The last time Milan scored more than once in a home game against Fiorentina was back in March 2006.
Milan won 6-0 against Fiorentina in December 2004: that was the worst defeat for the Viola in the last 20 years in Serie A.
In the last three seasons, Milan have failed to fire a shot on target only three times - two of these games have been against Fiorentina, in November 2013 and in this season.
Fiorentina have scored in 26 consecutive league games: this is a record for the Viola in their Serie A history (55 goals in this run).
Milan have won only one of their last four home league games (D2, L1), conceding at least a goal in the last three.
Fiorentina have led in more games than any other Serie A team this season (15) and for the most minutes (845).
Milan have scored five goals via their defenders, a joint-high.
Giacomo Bonaventura has created 47 chances, more than any other player in this Serie A.
Josip Ilicic had a hand in five of the last seven Fiorentina goals (four goals, one assist): he has scored two goals in his last three league games against Milan.
Sassuolo won the last game against Napoli: in the previous four the Partenopei have won three times (D1).
In the previous five meetings, both teams have failed to score more than two goals.
Napoli have won seven of their nine home games this season (D2), but they've scored more than two goals only once (five against Lazio).
Sassuolo have gained seven points in their last three away games. They've also kept four away clean sheets this season (only Inter and Napoli have more).
The Partenopei have scored nine goals from outside the box, the most in the division.
Sassuolo have scored 74% of their 23 goals via their strikers, the highest share of any team.
Napoli have fired the most shots (328) and have completed the most passes (10276) in Serie A 2015-16.
Gonzalo Higuain has not scored in the last two games he's played at the San Paolo against Roma and Torino: the last time he failed to score in three consecutive home league games was back in January 2015.
Higuain has the best mins/goal ratio this season (a goal every 89 minutes) - in the top 5 European League no player has scored more than the Argentinian striker (18 goals).
Marek Hamsik has scored in his last three Serie A appearances: the only time he scored in four consecutive Serie A games was in September 2008.
Domenico Berardi played his first Serie A game against Napoli, in September 2013.
Roma are unbeaten in their last 12 meetings against Verona (W8, D4), but they've drawn 1-1 in the last two.
The last Verona Serie A win against the Giallorossi was back in October 1996.
Roma have won the last eight home games against Verona, with a ratio of three goals per game.
In the reverse fixture Roma conceded seven shots on target, the most they have conceded in a game this season in Serie A.
Roma have won only two of their last nine league games: they had won seven in the previous 10.
In the last nine away games, Verona have alternated between a defeat and a draw, losing last time out to Juve.
Verona have gained only eight points in the first half of the season: a negative record for the Gialloblu in Serie A.
Roma have scored eight goals in the first 15 minutes of play, more than any other team in Serie A 2015-16.
Roma have scored 18 goals with their midfielders, more than any other Serie A team this season.
Mohamed Salah has not scored in his last six Serie A appearances: his longest drought in Italy.
Bosko Jankovic has scored four goals against Roma, his favourite opponent in Serie A.
The only Serie A meeting between these two sides was the reverse fixture earlier this season (2-1 for the Granata).
Torino lost the last time they played at home against Frosinone in Serie B (2-1 for the Ciociari in October 2010).
Torino have lost their last three league games: the last time they lost four in a row was back in March 2014.
Frosinone have conceded at least a goal in their last 11 league games: 31 goals conceded in total (2.8 per game).
Frosinone have gained only two points in their nine away games.
Torino are one of four teams yet to score in the first 15 minutes of play.
Frosinone have conceded the most goals in the last 15 minutes of play (10).
Danilo Soddimo has scored only one goal in his 21 Serie A appearances, which was against Torino in the reverse fixture.
Daniele Baselli scored four goals in his first seven Serie A games this season but he has failed to score in the last 10.
Since 1977/78, Ciro Immobile is the only Torino player to finish top scorer in a Serie A season(22 goals in 2013-14).
Udinese won their last game against Juventus (1-0): in the previous eight Udinese have gained only two points.
Before this game, Udinese had failed to score in the previous five league games against Juventus.
Udinese have gained 10 points in their last five home Serie A games: they gained onlyone in the previos four.
Juventus gained only 12 points in the first 10 Serie A games this season, picking up a maximum of 27 in the last nine.
Juventus have completed the most dribbles this season (262) and have conceded the less shots (167).
Juventus have conceded the fewest goals from inside the box in this Serie A (nine).
Udinese, with Lazio, are one of the two teams yet to see a defender score this campaign.
Gianluigi Buffon could win his 250th Serie A game with Juventus.
Paul Pogba has had a hand in three of the last six Juventus league goals (two goals, one assists), while he had a hand only in four of the previous 27.
Duvan Zapata has scored four goals with six shots on target in his last five Serie A appearances.