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Jon Riley 21st Feb 2013 - 12:13

Week 26 – Serie A OPTA Facts

Atalanta v Roma

  • These two sides haven't drawn any of their last 16 league meetings: 11 wins for Roma, five for Atalanta.
  • Roma have failed to score only once in their last 22 meetings against Atalanta in the league, back in February 2009.
  • In their last seven meetings in Bergamo, the result has alternated with a win for each side, with the hosts winning the last clash.
  • Atalanta have won only one of their last nine Serie A fixtures (3D 5L).
  • Atalanta have won only one of their last six games at home, and have drawn three of the last four.
  • Before beating Juventus, Roma had taken only two points from six league games.
  • Against the Old Lady, the Giallorossi kept their first clean sheet after a run of 10 games in which they had always conceded.
  • Roma have picked up only one point from their last five games on the road in Serie A, and have conceded six goals in the last two fixtures away from the Olimpico.
  • Germán Denis has netted five goals in nine meetings against Roma, including a hat-trick, with the Giallorossi his favourite opponents in Serie A.
  • Scoring against Juventus, Francesco Totti took his tally to 224 goals in Serie A; should he score another against Atalanta he will draw level with Gunnar Nordahl as the second highest scorer in the history of Serie A.

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Bologna v Fiorentina

  • Bologna have won only two of their last 12 league games against Fiorentina, with five wins for the Viola in the process.
  • However, Fiorentina have won only once in their last 10 visits to the Dall'Ara (3-1 in February 2009).
  • Bologna have drawn 24 times at home against Fiorentina, more than against any other Serie A opponent.
  • Bologna have won only one of their last five league fixtures (2D 2L).
  • At home, the Felsinei have lost only one of their last eight games and have scored in 20 of their last 21 home games in the league.
  • Over the last four Serie A match-days, Fiorentina have alternated between an away loss and a home win.
  • The Viola have lost their last three away games, shipping at least two goals in each of these fixtures.
  • Bologna are the only Serie A side yet to score a goal from outside the box in open play this season while Fiorentina, on the other hand, have scored the most (nine).
  • Alberto Gilardino has already scored four goals against his former team, Fiorentina - although none have come for Bologna (three for AC Milan and one for Parma).
  • Stevan Jovetic was directly involved in four of the Viola's last five goals, scoring three and providing one assist.

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Cagliari v Torino

  • Cagliari are unbeaten in their last four Serie A meetings against Torino (three wins and a draw).
  • Over the course of these last four meetings with the Sardinians, the Granata haven't netted a single goal.
  • Cagliari are unbeaten at home aginst Torino in their last eight meetings (four wins for the Sardinians, four draws).
  • Torino have managed to score only two goals in total in their last eight trips to Cagliari.
  • The Sardinians are unbeaten in their last six games in the league (3W 3D); before that, they had lost six games in a row in Serie A.
  • Cagliari have won only one of their last seven league fixtutes at home (3D 3L).
  • Torino have lost only one of their last nine legaue games, winning four.
  • Cagliari have collected only 13 points from their home games this season - a joint-low alongside Pescara.
  • Mario Santana has already scored three goals against Cagliari, his favourite opponent in Serie A, while he has also bagged one of his two Serie A braces (when he was at Fiorentina in December 2007) against the Sardinians.
  • Eight of the 10 goals scored by Marco Sau in this campaign have come away from home, with seven netted after half-time.

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Inter v AC Milan

  • This will be the 158th Milan derby in Serie A: the Nerazzurri lead by 59 wins to 49, with 49 draws.
  • The Milan derby hasn't ended in a draw in the league since October 2004 (16 fixtures).
  • These two sides have shared only one draw in their last 24 meetings in Serie A.
  • Inter have won each of their last three derbies against AC Milan, and six of the last eight.
  • Inter have also won six of the last seven derbies played as the hosting side.
  • Andrea Stramaccioni's side have won only once in the last five match-days (2D 2L).
  • In these last five fixtures, Inter have always scored and conceded.
  • Siena were the last Serie A side to beat Inter at their ground, back in September - since then, the Nerazzurri have registered seven wins and three draws.
  • AC Milan have lost only one of their last 13 league games (4-2 vs Roma) - posting nine wins and three draws in the process.
  • Dejan Stankovic has already scored six goals against AC Milan - his favourite opponent in Italy.
  • Mario Balotelli (59 appearances and 20 goals for Inter between 2007 and 2010) is yet to score his first goal in a Milan derby, despite playing in three of the clashes so far.
  • Against Inter, Giampaolo Pazzini has already scored three goals in Serie A, but only one in his last 10 appearances against the Nerazzurri.

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Juventus v Siena

  • This will be the 16th Serie A meeting between Juventus and Siena: the Old Lady have won on 12 occasions, with only one win for the Tuscans (in May 2008).
  • In Turin, Juventus won their first five Serie A meetings against Siena, before drawing the last two.
  • Siena have failed to score in five of their seven previous visits to Juventus' ground in the top-flight.
  • Juventus have won only three of their last seven league fixtures, losing two in the process.
  • Juventus have kept a clean sheet in five of their last seven league games at home, and overall boast the best defence in the competition (only 17 goals conceded).
  • Despite their 1-0 defeat against Roma, Juve remain the best attacking side this season in Serie A, with 50 goals scored.
  • Siena have lost just once in their last five Serie A match-days, winning three times.
  • Since beating Inter at the San Siro back in September, Siena have picked-up only three points in 10 games on the road.
  • Innocent Emeghara has scored four goals in four Serie A games from exactly four shots on target attempted.
  • Gianluca Pegolo has kept the joint-most clean sheets so far in Serie A this term (10).

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Lazio v Pescara

  • This will be the 10th Serie A meeting between these two sides: Lazio lead by five wins to two, with two draws.
  • At home, Lazio are unbeaten in Serie A against Pescara (3W 1D).
  • Lazio have scored exactly two goals in each of their previous meetings against Pescara.
  • Lazio are without a win on their last five Serie A match-days (two draws, three defeats).
  • Lazio have failed to win either of their last two home games - prior to this, they had recorded eight wins and a draw in nine home fixtures in the league.
  • Pescara have picked up only one point from their last six league games, conceding 16 goals in the process.
  • Pescara have taken just one point from their last three away games, scoring only one goal and conceding nine in the process.
  • Pescara have the worst attack in the top division this season (20 goals scored) and the worst defence (51 conceded).
  • No Serie A side has scored fewer goals than Lazio (nine) in the last 30 minutes of play this season.
  • Lazio have picked up just two points in five league games without Miroslav Klose this season.

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Palermo v Genoa

  • Over the last six meetings between these two sides, the same result has never happened twice in a row - this season the reverse fixture at the Marsssi ended 1-1.
  • Genoa have won only one of their last 12 games at Palermo's ground - the Rosanero are unbeaten in the last four at the Barbera (three wins and a draw).
  • Palermo are winless in their last 11 Serie A games (losing six), although the Rosanero have drawn four of the last five.
  • The Sicilians have conceded goals in each of their last 13 league games.
  • Palermo are winless in their last five home games (3L 2D).
  • Genoa are unbeaten in their last four fixtures - two home wins, two away draws.
  • Genoa have won only two games away from home, and have lost six so far in this campaign.
  • Genoa have managed to score more than a single goal away from home only once this season, in their first game on the road against Catania.
  • Palermo are the only Serie A side yet to score following either a corner situation or an indirect free-kick.
  • Palermo's last six goals in the league have all been scored by different players.

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Parma v Catania

  • Parma and Catania have met 11 times in Serie A: the Sicilians lead by four wins to two, with five draws.
  • The Ducali are unbeaten at home against Catania (2W 3D).
  • After winning three games in a row between December and January, Parma haven't won for six consecutive games in Serie A (3D 3L).
  • Catania have suffered only one loss in the last seven Serie A match-days, winning four in the process.
  • Catania haven't scored in either of their last two league games on the road.
  • Parma have scored only two goals in the opening 30 minutes of play - a league-low in this campaign.
  • Catania are the only side in this competition to have seen all of their goals scored by players from only two nationalities: Argentina (25) and Italy (seven).
  • Against Catania, Marco Marchionni scored one of his two Serie A braces, when he was at Fiorentina in September 2010.
  • Alejandro Gómez made his Serie A debut against Parma, in September 2010; He also found the net in Catania's 2-0 win in this season's reverse fixture.

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Sampdoria v Chievo

  • This will be the 16th meeting between Sampdoria and Chievo in the top-flight: the Blucerchiati lead by six wins to two, with seven draws.
  • The record at the Marassi sees the hosts leading by four wins to one, with two draws.
  • Samp had always scored at home against Chievo, prior to the 0-0 result in their last meeting at the Marassi in November 2010.
  • Sampdoria are unbeaten in their last four league fixtures: two home wins and two away draws.
  • Sampdoria have scored nine goals in their last two home games, one more than they had managed in their previous 10 home games combined.
  • Chievo have taken only one point from their last three league games, and have scored exactly one goal in each of their last five.
  • Chievo and Bologna are the only two sides yet to draw away from home this season.
  • Chievo lost their first six away games in this campaign, but have recorded three wins and three losses in the last six on the road.
  • Chievo have conceded the most goals away from home this season (27).
  • Amongst players with at least five goals scored, Alberto Paloschi has posted the highest conversion ratio (54%).

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Udinese v Napoli

  • Udinese have won only three of their last 12 Serie A meetings against Napoli, with four wins for the Partenopei and five games drawn.
  • In their last 12 visits to Udine, Napoli have won only once (5-0 in September 2007).
  • Against Napoli, Udinese recorded their best ever Serie A win, a 7-0 mauling in May 1958; in fact, the Friulani have never scored more than seven goals in the top-flight.
  • In the last seven match-days, Udinese have recorded four home wins and three away losses.
  • Udinese are unbeaten in their last 11 home games, and have taken 25 of the last 33 points available at home soil.
  • Udinese are on a run of four wins in a row at home, keeping three clean sheets in the process.
  • Before drawing 0-0 against Sampdoria last Sunday, Napoli had scored in 14 games in a row in Serie A.
  • Napoli are unbeaten in their last eight Serie A games, but have drawn three of the last five.
  • In their last four away games, the Partenopei have recorded two wins and as many draws.
  • Antonio Di Natale has scored eight goals in nine appearances against Napoli in Serie A, including two of his six top-flight hat-tricks.
  • Goran Pandev scored his last Serie A goal in the reverse fixture against Udinese in October.
  • Edinson Cavani has failed to score in three games in a row for the first time in the league this season.

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