• This will be the first meeting between these two sides in the top-flight.
  • They've met six times in Serie B - three wins for Torino, two for Sassuolo and a draw.
  • Torino have only won one of their last nine games in Serie A on the opening match-day (3-0 vs Lecce in 2008).
  • Torino have failed to win their last nine league games - their worst run since January 2008.
  • Torino drew the most games in Serie A in 2012-13 - 16, seven of which were 0-0.
  • The Granata lost 24 points from winning positions in the last Serie A season - more than any other side.
  • Sassuolo had the best attack in Serie B last season; netting a league-high 78 goals.
  • Emanuele Terranova scored 11 goals last season, and was the most prolific goalscoring defender in Serie B.
  • Alessio Cerci enjoyed the best season of his career in 2012-13, scoring eight goals and recording as many assists in the league.
  • Cerci also was the only Serie A player to assist three goals in a single league game last term.