• These two teams have met 68 times in Serie A. The Biancocelesti lead by 27 wins to 23, with 18 draws completing the head-to-head record.
  • Lazio have won three of their last four Serie A games against Udinese at the Olimpico (D1), netting 11 goals in the process (2.8 per game on average).
  • These two teams have met just once before on the opening match-day of Serie A; back in September 1952 when Udinese won 2-1 at the Olimpico.
  • Lazio recorded three wins in the first three games of the last Serie A campaign - the first time that they have done so since 1974/75.
  • Lazio have lost only one of their last 11 season openers at home (W6 D4).
  • Udinese are currently on a run of eight consecutive wins in Serie A, their longest streak so far in the top-flight.
  • Udinese have scored 96 goals against Lazio in Serie A - only against Sampdoria have they scored as many.
  • Udinese didn't score a single goal from direct free-kick in Serie A last term; one of only five sides not to do so.
  • Antonio Di Natale has netted 12 goals against Lazio in his career - only against Roma (13) he has scored more in Serie A.
  • Vladimir Petkovic and Francesco Guidolin have met only twice in Serie A, winning one game apiece.