• This will be the 35th meeting between these two sides in the top-flight: Roma lead by 18 wins to nine, with seven draws completing the record.
  • The last four league meetings played in Livorno have ended as draws. Overall, the Tuscans are winless at home against Roma in Serie A since March 1949.
  • Livorno have won only one of their last 10 league games against the Giallorossi: 1-0 at the Olimpico in October 2009.
  • These two teams met in the opening game of the 2006/07 Serie A season. That match saw Roma win 2-0, courtesy of goals from De Rossi and Mancini.
  • Roma are winless in their opening game of a Serie A campaign since the 2007/08 season (a 2-0 away win over Palermo).
  • The Giallorossi have drawn three and lost two of their last five opening matchday games in the league.
  • Roma started the last Serie A campaign under Zeman by winning only four of their first 10 fixtures.
  • Roma have failed to score only once in the opening game over the last 19 Serie A seasons in a 0-0 draw against Cesena in August 2010.
  • Roma scored 17 headed goals in Serie A last term, more than any other team across the top five European leagues.
  • Livorno netted 44 goals in the second-half in Serie B last season, a league-high.
  • Francesco Totti recorded double figures of goals (12) and assists (12) in Serie A last term - the first time that he has managed this since 2004/05.