• Genoa have lost 46 of their previous 92 Serie A meetings with Inter Milan. Only versus Juventus (54) have they lost more games against in the league.
  • The Nerazzurri are unbeaten in their last 13 league games against Genoa (W8 D5), keeping eight clean sheets in the process.
  • Inter have managed to lose only one of their last 26 Serie A matches against Genoa at the San Siro (W18 D7).
  • Prior to last seasons win over Pescara, Inter had won none of their previous five Serie A opening MD games (D4 L1).
  • Genoa have won three of their last four games on the opening matchday, drawing the other.
  • In 1933/34, Inter recorded the biggest win in an opening fixture in Serie A history: a 9-0 victory over Casale.
  • Inter suffered 16 defeats in Serie A last season. Only in 1947/48 did the Nerazzurri lose more often (19 games).
  • Genoa recorded the worst passing accuracy in the 2012-13 Serie A campaign (77.6%).
  • Mateo Kovacic completed 4.4 dribbles per game on average last term, more than any other player.
  • Last season, Inter picked up an average of 2.05 points per game with Diego Milito playing, and only 0.72 without the Argentinian in the pitch.