• These two sides have met 40 times in Serie A so far, with each side winning on 14 occasions and playing out 12 draws.
  • Cagliari have won only one of their last five league games against Atalanta (L2 D2).
  • The Nerazzurri have won only two of their last 20 away games at Cagliari in the league: with the Sardinians securing 11 wins, including in four of the last six.
  • These two teams have met three times in opening MD of a Serie A season, sharing a win each and a draw.
  • Cagliari have failed to score in three of their last four opening games of a Serie A season.
  • Only Juventus (eight) conceded fewer first half goals than Cagliari (12) in the Serie A 2012-13.
  • Germán Denis had 195 touches in opposition box in the last Serie A campaign, more than any other player.
  • Andrea Cossu has delivered the most assists (46) in Serie A since 2008/09.
  • Radja Nainggolan has made 404 tackles over the last three Serie A campaigns, more than any other player.
  • Atalanta picked up 110 yellow cards and 13 red cards in the Serie A 2012-13, more than any other team.
  • Stefano Colantuono and Ivo Pulga have met only once in Serie A, playing out a 1-1 draw in Bergamo last season.