• Juventus lead by 62 wins to 27 against Sampdoria in Serie A, with 37 draws completing the record.
  • Sampdoria were the only side able to beat Juventus both home and away last season in Serie A.
  • Sampdoria are unbeaten at home versus Juve since March 2006 - since then the Blucerchiati have secured two wins and three draws against them.
  • This fixture has been played only once on MD1 of a Serie A season - back in September 1982, when Samp won 1-0.
  • Sampdoria have won their opening game of a Serie A season on the last three occasions that they have been in the league - versus Catania in 2009, Lazio in 2010 and AC Milan in 2012.
  • Juventus have lost their opening game of the season only once over the last 29 Serie A campaigns (vs Bari in August 2010).
  • The Old Lady have won on MD1 in 10 of the last 12 campaigns, keeping six clean sheets in the process.
  • Last season, Juventus kept 19 clean sheets; at least five more than any other Serie A side.
  • 11 different Juventus players found the net last season in Serie A; no other side has fewer.
  • Only two of these players reached double figures in terms of goals - Mirko Vucinic and Arturo Vidal (10 each).